Definition of work

Definition of work
  1. work Noun Labour, employment, occupation, job.
  2. work Noun The place where one is employed.
  3. work Noun Effort expended on a particular task.
  4. work Noun The result of a particular manner of production.
  5. work Noun Something produced using the specified material or tool.
  6. work Noun A literary, artistic, or intellectual production.
  7. work Noun A measure of energy expended in moving an object; most commonly, force times distance. No work is done if the object does not move.
  8. work Noun A nonthermal First Law energy in transit between one form or repository and another. Also, a means of accomplishing such transit.[http://arxiv.org/pdf/physics/0004055 See http://arxiv.org/pdf/physics/0004055].
  9. work Noun A fortification.
  10. work Noun The staging of events to appear as real.
  11. work Verb To do a specific task by employing physical or mental powers.
  12. work Verb To effect by gradual degrees.
  13. work Verb To embroider with thread.
  14. work Verb To set into action.
  15. work Verb To cause to ferment.
  16. work Verb To exhaust, by working.
  17. work Verb To shape, form, or improve a material.
  18. work Verb To operate in a certain place, area, or speciality.
  19. work Verb To operate in or through; as, to work the phones.
  20. work Verb To provoke or excite; to influence.
  21. work Verb To use or manipulate to one's advantage.
  22. work Verb To cause to happen or to occur as a consequence.
  23. work Verb To cause to work.
  24. work Verb To function correctly; to act as intended; to achieve the goal designed for.
  25. work Verb To influence.
  26. work Verb To effect by gradual degrees; as, to work into the earth.
  27. work Verb To move in an agitated manner.
  28. work Verb To behave in a certain way when handled;
  29. work Verb To cause (someone) to feel
  30. work Verb To hurt; to ache.
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