English dictionary definition of:

work


Noun

  • activity directed toward making or doing something
  • the occupation for which you are paid
  • the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it)
  • a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
  • a place where work is done
  • applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
  • (physics) a manifestation of energy; the transfer of energy from one physical system to another expressed as the product of a force and the distance through which it moves a body in the direction of that force

Verb

  • give a workout to
  • arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion
  • go sour or spoil
  • cause to undergo fermentation
  • find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
  • use or manipulate to one's advantage
  • make uniform
  • perform as expected when applied
  • move into or onto
  • cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
  • make something, usually for a specific function
  • shape, form, or improve a material
  • prepare for crops
  • gratify and charm, usually in order to influence
  • move in an agitated manner
  • proceed along a path
  • provoke or excite
  • proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity
  • cause to work
  • be employed
  • exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
  • cause to operate or function
  • operate in or through
  • have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected
  • have and exert influence or effect
  • operate in a certain place, area, or specialty
  • behave in a certain way when handled

Thesaurus

act bring crop cultivate employment exercise exploit ferment forge form function go influence knead lick make mold American English spelling mould British English spelling oeuvre operate play process run shape solve sour study turn workplace wreak

Scrabble score for work


Scrabble score = 11

generated at 17:45:23 on 18-11-19

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