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Wordprocessors

ˌwəːd ˈprəʊsɛsə

Meanings of Wordprocessors:

noun

A program or machine for storing, manipulating, and formatting text entered from a keyboard and providing a printout.

Words

wɜːd

Meanings of Words:

noun

A single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing, used with others (or sometimes alone) to form a sentence and typically shown with a space on either side when written or printed.

Usage examples:

I don't like the word ‘unofficial’
verb

Express (something spoken or written) in particular words.

Usage examples:

He words his request in a particularly ironic way
exclamation

Used to express agreement or affirmation.

Usage examples:

Word, that's a good record, man

Meanings of Wordsman:

noun

= wordman .

Meanings of Wordsmen:

noun

= wordman .

Wordsmith

ˈwɜːd.smɪθ

Meanings of Wordsmith:

noun

A skilled user of words.

Usage examples:

These wordsmiths include poets, novelists, literary critics, newspaper and magazine journalists, an…

Meanings of Wordsworthian:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of the english poet william wordsworth or his works.

Usage examples:

This form of wordsworthian reverence for nature was immensely influential in american life
noun

A student or admirer of the english poet william wordsworth or his works.

Usage examples:

Even wordsworthians are cautious in commenting on the poem

Wordy

ˈwɜː.di

Meanings of Wordy:

adjective

Using or expressed in rather too many words.

Usage examples:

A wordy and repetitive account

Wore

wɛː

Meanings of Wore:

verb

Past of wear1.

Meanings of Work:

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
verb

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

Usage examples:

She has been working so hard
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

Meanings of Work fingers to the bone:

idiom

To work extremely hard, especially for a long time

Usage examples:

She worked her fingers to the bone to provide a home and food for seven children.

Meanings of Work like a dog:

idiom

To work very hard

Usage examples:

You can work like a dog and still not make ends meet.

Work off

wɜːk

Meanings of Work off:

idiom

Cause to go away through effort or work

phrasal verb

Reduce or get rid of a feeling through work or activity.

Usage examples:

One of those gimmicks for working off aggression

Work on

wɜːk

Meanings of Work on:

phrasal verb

Exert influence or use one's persuasive power on a person or their feelings.

Usage examples:

She worked on the sympathy of her associates

Meanings of Work one’s fingers to the bone:

phrase

Work very hard.

Usage examples:

Auntie can work her fingers to the bone, but it's miss green that gets the thanks

Meanings of Work out:

collocation

Find the solution to or understand the meaning of

phrasal verb

Plan or devise something in detail.

Usage examples:

We need to work out a seating plan
adjective

Without a paid job

Usage examples:

I've been out of work for the past six months., put/leave/throw sb out of work the plant closed in …

Meanings of Work-against:

phrasal verb

To make it more difficult, or easier, for someone to achieve something

Usage examples:

Inexperience can work against someone looking for a job.

Meanings of Work-at:

phrasal verb

To try hard to achieve something

Usage examples:

Most couples would agree that for a marriage to succeed, both parties have to work at it., [ + -ing…

Meanings of Work-for:

noun

In the uk, the government department that is responsible for employment (= jobs and work) and welfare (= financial help to people who do not work because of age, illness, etc.)

Work-hard

wɜːk

Meanings of Work-hard:

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 …

Meanings of Work-like-a-dog:

idiom

To work very hard

Usage examples:

You can work like a dog and still not make ends meet.

Meanings of Work-like-a-trojan:

idiom

To work very hard

Usage examples:

You can work like a dog and still not make ends meet.

Work-of-art

ˌwɜːk əv ˈɑːt

Meanings of Work-of-art:

noun

An object made by an artist, esp. a picture or statue

Work-over

wɜːk

Meanings of Work-over:

phrasal verb

To attack and injure someone

Usage examples:

Do you want me to get some of the lads to work him over?, somebody had worked him over pretty good.

Work-shy

ˈwɜːk.ʃaɪ

Meanings of Work-shy:

adjective

Disliking work and trying to avoid it when possible

Usage examples:

Most of the unemployed are not work-shy and genuinely do want jobs.

Meanings of Work-something-out:

phrasal verb

(of a situation) to happen or develop in a particular, esp. a satisfactory, way, or (of a person) to be suitable for a particular situation

Usage examples:

Nothing was working out right., is your new assistant working out ok?, i work out on my stationary …

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