Work

  • 101work up — v. 1) (d; refl., tr.) ( to excite ) to work up into (he worked himself up into a rage) 2) (d; refl., tr.) ( to incite ) to work up to (the orator worked the crowd up to a fever pitch) 3) (misc.) she worked her way up to the top …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 102work in — 1) rub in We spent a long time trying to work the softening cream into the leather. 2) slip in, mix in, put in I was able to work in a part in the play for my best friend …

    Idioms and examples

  • 103work — I. v. n. 1. Act, operate, be in action. 2. Labor, toil, moil, drudge, be or keep at work, be diligent, be industrious. 3. Move, perform, succeed, get on. 4. Strive, endeavor, aim, attempt, try, exert one s self. 5. Ferment, effervesce. 6. Heave,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 104work in — {v.} 1. To rub in. * /The nurse told Mary to put some cream on her skin and to work it in gently with her fingers./ 2. To slip in; mix in; put in; * /When Mary was planning the show, she worked a part in for her friend Susan./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 105work up — {v.} 1. To stir up; arouse; excite. * /I can t work up any interest in this book./ * /He worked up a sweat weeding the garden./ 2. To develop; originate. * /He worked up an interesting plot for a play./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 106work in — {v.} 1. To rub in. * /The nurse told Mary to put some cream on her skin and to work it in gently with her fingers./ 2. To slip in; mix in; put in; * /When Mary was planning the show, she worked a part in for her friend Susan./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 107work up — {v.} 1. To stir up; arouse; excite. * /I can t work up any interest in this book./ * /He worked up a sweat weeding the garden./ 2. To develop; originate. * /He worked up an interesting plot for a play./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 108work up — verb Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to stir up ; rouse 2. to produce by mental or physical work < worked up a comedy act > < worked up a sweat in the gym > intransitive verb to rise gradually in intensity or emotional tone …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 109work-up — /werrk up /, n. Print. an undesirable deposit of ink on a surface being printed, caused by the forcing into type high position of quads or other spacing material. [n. use of v. phrase work up] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 110work on — verb a) to shape, form or improve something Johns in the studio working on the plans for the new house. b) to exercise influence on someone Leave it to me. Ill try to work on the boss to give us the day off …

    Wiktionary

  • 111work up — verb a) To raise; to excite; to stir up. He worked up the publics passions to rage. b) To develop. I shall have worked up an appetite with all this heavy work …

    Wiktionary

  • 112work — 1. Physical and/or mental effort to achieve a result. 2. That which is accomplished when a force acts against resistance to produce motion. * * * (W) (wurk) in physics, the force applied to an object times the distance traveled in the direction&#8230; …

    Medical dictionary

  • 113Work — Used in the Apophthegmata in two senses: either as manual labour, or as spiritual exertion. These two are seen as one, but the idea of interior work predominates for the monk …

    Dictionary of church terms

  • 114work — See function. See function, work, job, position …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 115work in — phr verb Work in is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑researcher …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 116work up — phr verb Work up is used with these nouns as the object: ↑appetite, ↑sweat, ↑thirst …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 117work up to — phr verb Work up to is used with these nouns as the object: ↑climax …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 118work on — Synonyms and related words: abuse, act on, act upon, advocate, affect, apply pressure, approach, bear upon, beset, besiege, blandish, bleed, bleed white, bug, buttonhole, cajole, call on, call upon, coax, concentrate on, deceive, drain, draw,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 119work\ in — v 1. To rub in. The nurse told Mary to put some cream on her skin and to work it in gently with her fingers. 2. To slip in; mix in; put in; When Mary was planning the show, she worked a part in for her friend Susan …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 120work\ up — v 1. To stir up; arouse; excite. I can t work up any interest in this book. He worked up a sweat weeding the garden. 2. To develop; originate. He worked up an interesting plot for a play …

    Словарь американских идиом