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Synonyms for work

be employed


  • be employed
  • do business
  • have a job
  • earn a living
  • be in work
  • hold down a job






  • be broken
  • be out of order








out of work


work on someone


work out: succeed


work out: exercise

work out at something


work something out: solve

work something up

Synonyms for work

physical exertion that is usually difficult and exhausting

something done

something that is the result of creative effort

an issue of printed material offered for sale or distribution

a building or complex in which an industry is located

the technique, style, and quality of working

an amount or quantity from which nothing is left out or held back

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

to perform a function effectively

to react in a specified way

to control or direct the functioning of

to arrive at an answer to (a mathematical problem)

to handle in a way so as to mix, form, and shape

to introduce gradually and slyly

to prepare (soil) for the planting and raising of crops

to force to work


work out: to arrive at an answer to (a mathematical problem)

work out: to plan the details or arrangements of

work out: to turn out well

work out: to subject to or engage in forms of exertion in order to train, strengthen, or condition

Synonyms for work

applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)


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(physics) a manifestation of energy

the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it)

perform as expected when applied

give a workout to

proceed along a path

operate in a certain place, area, or specialty

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proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity

move in an agitated manner

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cause to happen or to occur as a consequence

behave in a certain way when handled

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operate in or through

cause to operate or function

provoke or excite

move into or onto

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make uniform

use or manipulate to one's advantage

find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

cause to undergo fermentation

go sour or spoil

arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion

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References in periodicals archive ?
Claire Braund, co-founder of WOB in Australia and the UK, said there is a large pool of women with the talent and experience to occupy a proportionally small number of positions.
The mean walking speed significantly increased from 1.27 m/s WOB to 1.36 m/s WB (p [less than or equal to] 0.01).
Lori Chillingworth of Zions Bank (assets: $48 billion, 136 branches), Salt Lake City, has managed the bank's WOB outreach effort for the past 10 years.
1, the functions f5 and f6 model the effects of WOB and RPM on the DR [21-22].
According to Wob: "These would more or less power Letchworth".
Wob says: "They know that before they go and do their job, they've got your own calm area where they don't have to worry about rickety chairs or not being able to stand the smell of the candles they've picked.
Well-wishers had been after me to go WOB for years, but I refused.
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Lahore -- 'Women on Board ( WOB ) Islamic Finance Recognition Award' given to Muhammad Zubair, Chief Executive Officer, AlHuda Center of Islamic Banking and Economics.
By bringing together in one venue the author of Dodd-Frank Section 342 Congresswoman Maxine Waters, representatives from the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) at the federal agencies, the regulated entities including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Wells Fargo, Chase, MUFG Union Bank and Morgan Stanley, the Small Business Administration (SBA) Women's Business Ownership, and the National Women's Business Council (NWBC), the conference delegates were provided with unprecedented insight to the legislation's purpose, key Women-Owned Business (WOB) statistics, and the regulated entities' meaningful efforts to increase opportunities for women employment and WOB suppliers to their organizations.
Another nearby resident Paul Hickman said: "I have no doubt in my mind that the lack of any street light in the vicinity of Wob's house was a major factor in his tragic death.
The mean brain weight (WOB) was 69.14g, while the mean weight of head (WOH) was 0.92kg.