work in progress

Definition of work in progress

  1. :  a project that is not yet finished The painting is a work in progress.

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

  1. :  a royal journey marked by pomp and pageant

    :  a state procession

    :  a tour or circuit made by an official (as a judge)

  1. :  to move forward :  proceed

    :  to develop to a higher, better, or more advanced stage

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