Definition of homework
1 : piecework done at home for pay
2 : an assignment given to a student to be completed outside the regular class period
3 : preparatory reading or research (as for a discussion or a debate)
Examples of homework in a sentence
She started her algebra homework.
First Known Use of homework
HOMEWORK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of homework for English Language Learners
: work that a student is given to do at home
: research or reading done in order to prepare for something
HOMEWORK Defined for Kids
Definition of homework for Students
: work (as school lessons) to be done at home
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