Work

  • 81work to — follow or operate within the constraints of (a plan or system) working to tight deadlines * * * work to [phrasal verb] work to (something) chiefly Brit : to work within the limits of (something) We have to work to a very tight budget. • • • Main… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 82work — [OE] Work is at the centre of a small family of English words that go back ultimately to Indo European *werg , *worg ‘do, work’ (other members include energy, organ, and orgy). From this base was formed the noun *wergon, which passed into… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 83work — (from Idioms in Speech) to be successful or effective; to have the desired result (of a plan or a method, something used or attempted) This idea might just work. (I. Murdoch) It s a pretty theory, Shannon. In practice it won t work. (A. Cronin)… …

    Idioms and examples

  • 84work at — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms work at : present tense I/you/we/they work at he/she/it works at present participle working at past tense worked at past participle worked at work at something to try hard to develop or improve something If… …

    English dictionary

  • 85work up to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms work up to : present tense I/you/we/they work up to he/she/it works up to present participle working up to past tense worked up to past participle worked up to 1) work up to something to prepare yourself to do …

    English dictionary

  • 86work — [OE] Work is at the centre of a small family of English words that go back ultimately to Indo European *werg , *worg ‘do, work’ (other members include energy, organ, and orgy). From this base was formed the noun *wergon, which passed into… …

    Word origins

  • 87Work-in — Un work in (anglicisme formé à partir de « work » qui désigne le travail, et «  in » qui évoque l idée de manifestation) est une forme d action directe dans laquelle des travailleurs dont l emploi est menacé de suppression, se …

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  • 88WORK — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index work noun drudge, effort, employee, employer, employment (2), labor, laborer, mission, practice (2), project …

    English dictionary for students

  • 89work — The supply of physical, mental, and emotional effort to produce goods and services for own consumption, or for consumption by others. Productive work falls into three main categories: economic activity or employment , unpaid domestic and leisure… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 90work — Production of an effect by exertion of a force. Energy is needed to do work and work is measured in joules. Also see chrome work …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 91work-up — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: work up 1. : an unintended mark upon a printed sheet caused by the rising in the chase of a space, lead, or piece of furniture while the job is on the press or the form is being molded for plating 2. : the …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 92work on — also[work upon] {v.} 1. Have an effect on; influence. * /Some pills work on the nerves and make people feel more relaxed./ 2. To try to influence or convince. * /Senator Smith worked on the other committee members to vote for the bill./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 93work on — also[work upon] {v.} 1. Have an effect on; influence. * /Some pills work on the nerves and make people feel more relaxed./ 2. To try to influence or convince. * /Senator Smith worked on the other committee members to vote for the bill./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 94Work-up — In chemistry, work up refers to the series of manipulations required to isolate and purify the product(s) of a chemical reaction.Typically, these manipulations include: * quenching a reaction to deactivate any unreacted reagents * cooling the… …

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  • 95Work It — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Work It (série télévisée). Work It est un single du rappeur Nelly en featuring avec Justin Timberlake, sorti en 2003 et issu de son deuxième album, Nellyville. Le titre sera utilisé plus tard par Scott Storch… …

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  • 96work — 1. noun /wɜːk,wɔk,wɝk/ a) Labour, employment, occupation, job. My work involves a lot of travel. b) The place where one is employed. He hasn’t come home yet, he’s still at work. 2 …

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  • 97Work — Recorded in several forms including Wark, Warcus, Wirks, Work, Worke, Workes, Works and possibly Worcs, this is an English surname but of pre 7th century Germanic origins. It derives from the ancient word geweorc meaning a fortification or… …

    Surnames reference

  • 98work on — phr verb Work on is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑researcher, ↑scientist, ↑sculptor, ↑team Work on is used with these nouns as the object: ↑act, ↑assumption, ↑autobiography, ↑battery, ↑biography, ↑car …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 99work at — Synonyms and related words: be employed, carry on, carry on business, conduct, do, do business, employ, engage in, exercise, follow, follow a trade, go in for, have a job, keep up, labor, moonlight, practice, practice a profession, prosecute,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 100work up — Synonyms and related words: Pap test, aggravate, agitate, anatomic diagnosis, annoy, arouse, arrange, awake, awaken, beat, beat up, biological diagnosis, biopsy, blow the coals, blow up, breed, bristle, calculate, call forth, call up, cast, cause …

    Moby Thesaurus