work


work

noun

Definition of WORK

1
a literary, musical, or artistic production <unfortunately, many of her works are now out of print>
Synonyms number, opus, piece, work
2
something produced by physical or intellectual effort <the new Web application is the work of a pair of young but highly gifted programmers>
3
the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists <the work of a movie director is to tell a story through a series of striking images>
4
the active use of energy in producing a result <put a lot of work into the project>
5
the activity by which one regularly makes a living <what line of work are you in?>
Near Antonyms avocation, hobby, pursuit
6
works pl  a building or set of buildings for the manufacturing of goods <a glass works where high quality glassware is made>

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