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General dictionaries General (36 matching dictionaries)
  1. work: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. -work, work, work: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. work: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. work: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. work: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. work, work: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Work, work, work, work: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. -work, work: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Work, -work, work: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. work: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. work: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. work: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. work: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. work (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. work: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. work: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. work: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. The Work (band), The Work (film), The Work, The work, Work (Charlie Chaplin film), Work (Ciara Song), Work (Ciara song), Work (EP), Work (Fifth Harmony song), Work (Holy Ghost! album), Work (Iggy Azalea song), Work (JME song), Work (Jars of Clay song), Work (Jimmy Eat World song), Work (Jme song), Work (Kelly Rowland song), Work (Rihanna song), Work (The Saturdays song), Work (Thermodynamics), Work (album), Work (book), Work (disambiguation), Work (electrical), Work (film), Work (painting), Work (physics), Work (professional wrestling), Work (project management), Work (song), Work (thermodynamics), Work, Work, .work: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. work: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Work: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. work: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. work: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. work: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. work: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Work, (to avoid doing any): American-Britih Dictionary [home, info]
  26. Work: E Cobham Brewer, The Reader's Handbook [home, info]
  27. work: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. work: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. work: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. Work, work: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. work: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. Work: World Wide Words [home, info]
  33. work: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  34. work (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. work: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Work: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. Work (disambiguation), Work (song), work: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. work: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  4. work: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. work: Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [home, info]
  2. Work (arts), Work (disambiguation), Work (fine arts), Work (song), work: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Work: Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Work: MedFriendly Glossary [home, info]
  3. work: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  4. Work (disambiguation), Work (song), work: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. work: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]
  2. Work: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  3. WORK: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  4. WORK: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  5. work: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Work, work: Misunderstood Physics Terms [home, info]
  2. Work: From Stargazers to Starships Glossary [home, info]
  3. Work: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]
  4. work: General Chemistry Online [home, info]
  5. work: UNCChem Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Work: Totally Unofficial Rap [home, info]
  2. Work: Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Work: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. work: Electronics [home, info]
  2. Work: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. work: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  4. Work: Explosives [home, info]
  5. work: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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noun:  activity directed toward making or doing something ("She checked several points needing further work")
noun:  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")
noun:  (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")
noun:  the occupation for which you are paid ("A lot of people are out of work")
noun:  the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it) ("Picasso's work can be divided into periods")
noun:  a place where work is done ("He arrived at work early today")
noun:  applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading) ("Mastering a second language requires a lot of work")
verb:  provoke or excite ("The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a frenzy")
verb:  proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity ("Work your way through every problem or task")
verb:  cause to work ("He is working his servants hard")
verb:  be employed ("Is your husband working again?")
verb:  exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity ("I will work hard to improve my grades")
verb:  cause to operate or function ("This pilot works the controls")
verb:  operate in or through ("Work the phones")
verb:  have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected ("The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought")
verb:  operate in a certain place, area, or specialty ("She works the night clubs")
verb:  behave in a certain way when handled ("This dough does not work easily")
verb:  arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion ("The stitches of the hem worked loose after she wore the skirt many times")
verb:  move into or onto ("Work the raisins into the dough")
verb:  shape, form, or improve a material ("Work stone into tools")
verb:  gratify and charm, usually in order to influence ("The political candidate worked the crowds")
verb:  move in an agitated manner ("His fingers worked with tension")
verb:  proceed along a path ("Work one's way through the crowd")
verb:  cause to undergo fermentation ("The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats")
verb:  give a work-out to ("My personal trainer works me hard")
verb:  use or manipulate to one's advantage ("She knows how to work the system")
verb:  make uniform ("Work the clay until it is soft")
verb:  perform as expected when applied ("This old radio doesn't work anymore")
verb:  cause to happen or to occur as a consequence ("I cannot work a miracle")
verb:  have and exert influence or effect ("The artist's work influenced the young painter")
verb:  make something, usually for a specific function ("Work the metal into a sword")
verb:  prepare for crops ("Work the soil")
verb:  go sour or spoil ("The wine worked")
verb:  find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of ("Work out your problems with the boss")
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #8682)

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