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Synonyms for work

be employed

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

labour

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function

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  • be broken
  • be out of order

succeed

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progress

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move

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handiwork

out of work

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work on someone

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work out: succeed

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work out: exercise

work out at something

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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

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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 classic literature ?
It is highly probable that these poems were interpolations into the "Catalogues" expanded by later poets from more summary notices in the genuine Hesiodic work and subsequently detached from their contexts and treated as independent.
To the "Catalogues", as we have said, was appended another work, the "Eoiae".
When this work was accomplished, the miners resumed their picks and cut away the rock from underneath the wheel itself, taking care to support it as they advanced upon blocks of great thickness.
This kind of work required on the part of the workmen extreme nicety and minute attention.
It was seventy miles, and he could ride it on Sunday and be ready for work Monday morning.
As soon as it was midnight, there came in two little naked dwarfs; and they sat themselves upon the shoemaker's bench, took up all the work that was cut out, and began to ply with their little fingers, stitching and rapping and tapping away at such a rate, that the shoemaker was all wonder, and could not take his eyes off them.
Perhaps it would be as well to start out with a broad and rapid sketch of Nietzsche as a writer on Morals, Evolution, and Sociology, so that the reader may be prepared to pick out for himself, so to speak, all passages in this work bearing in any way upon Nietzsche's views in those three important branches of knowledge.
Browning's later work is, full of intellect, alive with excellent passages (in the first volume of the Dramatic Idyls [50] perhaps more powerful than in any earlier work); notwithstanding all that, we think the change here indicated matter of regret.
In turn, Samuel Armstrong, the founder of Hampton Institute, took up his work as a trainer of youth.
You do not know that Bishop Berkeley attested that his metaphysics did not work.
In ten minutes more Jurgis had pulled off his coat and overshirt, and set his teeth together and gone to work.
This was one of the speeches of the marchande de mode to Adrienne, and the dear girl repeated it in her mind, as she sat at work on me, without the slightest distrust of the heartless selfishness it so ill concealed.
It seemed that men desired to do no work and strove to seek out other ways whereby men should work for them.
He would clearly have died sooner than own it was hard work for him.
But the difficulty is not nearly so great as it at first appears: all this beautiful work can be shown, I think, to follow from a few very simple instincts.