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at work

Definition of at work

  1. 1 :  actively doing work <He kept us hard at work but paid us well.> <We're at work on the new project.>

  2. 2 :  doing one's regular job <He has been out with a back injury, but he'll be back at work soon.>

  3. 3 :  having an effect or influence <She felt that a higher power was at work.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something:

    :  sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result

    :  the labor, task, or duty that is one's accustomed means of livelihood

  1. :  used for work

    :  suitable or styled for wear while working

    :  involving or engaged in work

  1. :  to bring to pass :  effect

    :  to fashion or create a useful or desired product by expending labor or exertion on :  forge, shape

    :  to make or decorate with needlework

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