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Worder Dictionary

The meaning of Works


Works – definition


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

A task or tasks to be undertaken.

Usage examples:

They made sure the work was progressing smoothly

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

Usage examples:

Her work hangs in all the main american collections

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

Usage examples:

He found a job in the locomotive works

The operative part of a clock or other machine.

Usage examples:

She could almost hear the tick of its works

A defensive structure.

Usage examples:

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

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.

Everything needed, desired, or expected.

Usage examples:

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

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

Usage examples:

She has been working so hard

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

Usage examples:

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

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

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

Bring into a specified emotional state.

Usage examples:

Harold had worked himself into a minor rage
plural noun

All the extra things that may be offered with something

Usage examples:

This camera came with a carrying case, zoom lens, tripod – the works.

→  work noun

Works translation into English

Works: translate from English into Chinese

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作品, 厂, 书籍

Works: translate from English into Dutch

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Werken, Fabriek, Oeuvre, Bedrijf

Works: translate from English into French

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Works: translate from English into German

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Funktioniert, Werk, Betrieb, Getriebe

Works: translate from English into Hindi

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काम करता है, निर्माण, कार्य, संकर्म, कृति, कर्मशाला

Works: translate from English into Italian

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Lavori, Fabbrica, Stabilimento, Officina, Opificio

Works: translate from English into Korean

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Works: translate from English into Russian

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Работает, Завод, Фабрика

Works: translate from English into Spanish

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Obras, Fábrica, Taller, Todo, Mecanismo, Fortificaciones, Motor, Totalidad, Chuta, Establecimiento

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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