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The meaning of Work

Work – definition

noun

Activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result.

Usage examples:

He was tired after a day's work
noun

A task or tasks to be undertaken.

Usage examples:

They made sure the work was progressing smoothly
noun

A thing or things done or made; the result of an action.

Usage examples:

Her work hangs in all the main american collections
noun

A place or premises in which industrial or manufacturing processes are carried out.

Usage examples:

He found a job in the locomotive works
noun

The operative part of a clock or other machine.

Usage examples:

She could almost hear the tick of its works
noun

A defensive structure.

Usage examples:

Just north of the fort were trenches and the freshly reconstructed patriot siege works
noun

The exertion of force overcoming resistance or producing molecular change.

Usage examples:

The walker's muscles must do this amount of work, to replace the lost kinetic energy, in every step.
noun

Everything needed, desired, or expected.

Usage examples:

The heavens put on a show: sheet lightning, hailstones, the works
verb

Be engaged in physical or mental activity in order to achieve a result; do work.

Usage examples:

She has been working so hard
verb

(of a machine or system) function, especially properly or effectively.

Usage examples:

His phone doesn't work unless he goes to a high point
verb

Bring (a material or mixture) to a desired shape or consistency by hammering, kneading, etc.

Usage examples:

Work the mixture into a paste with your hands
verb

Move or cause to move gradually or with difficulty into another position.

Usage examples:

Comb hair from tip to root, working out the knots at the end
verb

Bring into a specified emotional state.

Usage examples:

Harold had worked himself into a minor rage
combining form

Denoting things or parts made of a specified material or with specified tools.

Usage examples:

Silverwork

Activity directed toward making or doing something

verb

To do a job, esp. a job you do to earn money

Usage examples:

[ t ] she works long hours., [ t ] richie worked the night shift., [ i ] designers worked with the …
verb

To do a job, especially to earn money

Usage examples:

Do you work?, he works as a computer technician., my brother works for a large american corporation…

Work translation into English

Work: translate from English into Chinese

Translate work into Chinese (Simplified)}
工作, 做工, 劳动, 作业, 工, 作, 做事, 办事, 活, 工夫, 事, 事务, 劳, 运转, 干, 劳工, 活计, 在职, 机件, 劳方

Work: translate from English into Dutch

Translate work into Dutch}
Werk, Werken, Arbeid, Werkplaats, Werkstuk, Gaan, Functioneren, Laten werken, Bewerken, Daad, Bezigheid, Naaiwerk, Scheppen, Het doen, Breiwerk, Kneden, Borduren, Handwerken, Bedienen, Bewegen, Effect hebben, Exploiteren, Uitrekenen, Gisten, Ten uitvoer brengen, Drijven, In beweging brengen, In beroering brengen, Vervaardigen, Uitcijferen, Product, Produkt

Work: translate from English into French

Translate work into French}
Travailler, Travail, Œuvre, Profession, Ouvrage, Emploi, Faire, Marcher, Boulot, Mission, Métier, Exploiter, Livre, Bosser, Préparer, Réussir, Développer, Gérer, Résultat, Faire travailler, Actionner, Se dérouler, Trouver, Usine, Faire marcher, Incorporer, Obtenir, Combiner, Faire entrer, Épuiser, Persécution, Exciter, Transformer, Texte, Produire, Remporter, S'assouvir

Work: translate from English into German

Translate work into German}
Arbeit, Arbeiten, Funktionieren, Werk, Tätigkeit, Wirken, Bearbeiten, Laufen, Aufgabe, Verarbeiten, Beschäftigung, Klappen, Gehen, Leistung, Schaffen, Schrift, Tätig sein, Dienst, Durcharbeiten, Arbeiten lassen, Handhaben, Bedienen, Bewirken, Vollbringen, Betätigen, Treiben, Werken, Hinhauen, Bewirtschaften, Drehen, Schinden, Kneten, Abbauen, Ausbeuten, Herbeiführen, Gären, Mahlen, Herannehmen, Zucken, Sticken, Verformen, Bereisen

Work: translate from English into Hindi

Translate work into Hindi}
काम, कार्य, काम करना, कृति, कृत्य, चलाना, चालू करना, ढालना, बनाना, चेष्टा, कर्म, निर्माण

Work: translate from English into Italian

Translate work into Italian}
Opera, Lavoro, Lavorare, Funzionare, Lavori, Operare, Agire, Andare, Scritto, Far funzionare, Sfruttare, Far lavorare, Fabbrica, Manovrare, Maneggiare, Meccanismo, Essere efficace, Condurre, Officina, Daffare, Plasmare, Azionare, Camminare, Penetrare con difficoltà, Contrarsi, Causare, Provocare

Work: translate from English into Korean

Translate work into Korean}
일하다, 작업, 일, 작품, 업무, 공사, 임무, 행위, 제작, 업, 조업, 만들다, 부리다, 공장, 그 도구, 일하는 품, 방어 공사, 전부, 싹트다, 세우다, 열심히 하다, 생기게 하다, 떠서 만들다, 짜서 만들다, 내장, 노동하다, 근무하다, 세공하다, 움직이다, 잘되어 가다, 서서히 나아가다, 애써 나아가다, 발효하다, 몹시 움직이다, 일시키다, 사용하다, 경영하다, 노력하여 얻다, 일하여 얻다, 차츰 움직이다, 발효시키다, 접붙이다, 경작하다, 일하여 지불하다, 노동하여 지불하다, 재주부리게 하다

Work: translate from English into Russian

Translate work into Russian}
Работа, Работать, Труд, Произведение, Дело, Дела, Сочинение, Обработка, Трудиться, Действие, Занятие, Действовать, Вещь, Заниматься, Строительные работы, Потрудиться, Деяния, Стремиться, Обрабатывать, Отрабатывать, Механизм, Вести, Разрабатывать, Решать, Шитье, Прорабатывать, Общественные работы, Рукоделие, Поступок, Бродить, Брожение, Заслужить, Фортификационные сооружения, Находиться в действии, Оказывать действие, Вышивать, Заниматься рукоделием, Вызывать брожение, Управлять, Прокладывать себе дорогу, Заставлять работать, Пускать в действие, Приводить в действие, Приводить в движение, Возыметь действие, Быть в движении, Отделывать, Выпростать, Использовать в своих целях, Добиваться обманным путем, Причинять, Ковать, Месить, Придавать определенную форму, Пробиваться, Распутывать, Вышивание, Технические сооружения, Фортификационные укрепления, Прослужить, Вызывать, Вычислять, Проникать, Работать в какой-л. области

Work: translate from English into Spanish

Translate work into Spanish}
Trabajar, Trabajo, Obra, Labor, Funcionar, Empleo, Hacer, Obrar, Ocupación, Operar, Elaborar, Estudiar, Accionar, Lograr, Tener trabajo, Manejar, Emplear, Hacer trabajar, Labrar, Currar, Explotar, Hacer funcionar, Tener un empleo, Marchar, Surtir efecto, Bordar, Maniobrar, Ser eficaz, Tallar, Motivar, Fermentar, Venirse, Torcerse, Mover, Producir, Afectar, Cultivar, Moverse

Word origin

Old English weorc (noun), wyrcan (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch werk and German Werk, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek ergon .

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