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work
n. activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
work, employment
n. the occupation for which you are paid; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
work, workplace
n. a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
body of work, work, oeuvre
n. the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it); "he studied the entire Wagnerian oeuvre"; "Picasso's work can be divided into periods"
piece of work, work
n. a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
work, study
n. applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading); "mastering a second language requires a lot of work"; "no schools offer graduate study in interior design"
work
n. (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; "work equals force times distance"
Work
n. [any activity performed in return for payment]
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work out, work, exercise
v. give a workout to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"; "this puzzle will exercise your mind"
puzzle out, figure out, work out, work, lick, solve
v. find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem"
work, knead
v. make uniform; "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft"
run, go, operate, work, function
v. perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
make for, wreak, play, work, bring
v. cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
work on, process, work
v. shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
work
v. move into or onto; "work the raisins into the dough"; "the student worked a few jokes into his presentation"; "work the body onto the flatbed truck"
work, make
v. proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
work
v. arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion; "The stitches of the hem worked loose after she wore the skirt many times"
put to work, work
v. cause to work; "he is working his servants hard"
do work, work
v. be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
act, work
v. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
act upon, work, influence
v. have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"
work
v. provoke or excite; "The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a frenzy"
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elbow grease, sweat, travail, exertion, effort
n. use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
piece of music, musical composition, piece, composition, opus
n. a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
industry
n. the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications"
occupational group, vocation
n. a body of people doing the same kind of work
work out, work, exercise
v. give a workout to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"; "this puzzle will exercise your mind"
snuff it, pop off, drop dead, give-up the ghost, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, pass away, decease, croak, choke, conk, pass, expire, exit, go, perish, die
v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
gear up, set up, set, ready, prepare, fix
v. make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
loose, loosen
v. make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
separate into pure constituents, refine
v. reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities; "refine sugar"
sort out, make pellucid, shed light on, make clear, straighten out, clear up, elucidate, enlighten, clarify, illuminate, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
decrypt, decode, decipher
v. read with difficulty; "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs"
predetermine, bias
v. cause to be biased
bring down, impose, visit, inflict
v. impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
bias
v. influence in an unfair way; "you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"
strain, reach, strive
v. to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear"
exercise, exert
v. put to use; "exert one's power or influence"
run, go, operate, work, function
v. perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
pioneer, initiate
v. take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
act out, reenact, enact
v. act out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day"
work, ferment
v. cause to undergo fermentation; "We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content"; "The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats"
turn, plough, plow
v. to break and turn over earth especially with a plow; "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"; "turn the earth in the Spring"
work
v. move into or onto; "work the raisins into the dough"; "the student worked a few jokes into his presentation"; "work the body onto the flatbed truck"
writhe, worm, wrestle, squirm, wriggle, twist
v. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
writhe, worm, wrestle, squirm, wriggle, twist
v. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
go along, slide by, go by, slip away, glide by, slip by, pass, lapse, elapse
v. pass by; "three years elapsed"
sense
v. comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
perform
v. perform a function; "Who will perform the wedding?"
perform
v. perform a function; "Who will perform the wedding?"
struggle
v. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
labour, labor
v. undergo the efforts of childbirth
take care, mind
v. be in charge of or deal with; "She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"
fete, celebrate
v. have a celebration; "They were feting the patriarch of the family"; "After the exam, the students were celebrating"
bear, carry, hold
v. support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
bear, carry, hold
v. support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
comport, behave
v. behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave"
comport, behave
v. behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave"
act, work
v. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
strive, endeavour, endeavor
v. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
practice, commit
v. engage in or perform; "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness"
deal
v. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"
be given, run, incline, lean, tend
v. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"
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skip over, pass over, skip, jump
v. bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
puzzle
v. be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide; "We puzzled over her sudden departure"
reckon, count
v. take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon"
bring in, raise
v. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
effectuate, effect, set up
v. produce; "The scientists set up a shock wave"
bring about
v. cause to move into the opposite direction; "they brought about the boat when they saw a storm approaching"
top, clear
v. pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops"
act
v. be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
pan out
v. be a success; "The idea panned out"
give rise, bring about, produce
v. cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
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recreation, diversion
n. an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"
play, turn
n. (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession; "it is my turn"; "it is still my play"
relaxation method, relaxation
n. a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount
misfunction, malfunction
v. fail to function or function improperly; "the coffee maker malfunctioned"
monkey, fiddle, tamper
v. play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly; "Someone tampered with the documents on my desk"; "The reporter fiddle with the facts"
play
v. move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly; "The spotlights played on the politicians"
play
v. shoot or hit in a particular manner; "She played a good backhand last night"
move back, pull back, draw back, pull away, retire, recede, retreat, withdraw
v. pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
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Parts Of Speech
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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