Thesaurus

work up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of work up

  1. to produce or bring about especially by long or repeated effort spent years working up a period novel that was historically accurate in every detail Synonyms of work up carve (out), develop, forge, grind (out), thrash (out), work out, hammer outWords Related to work up churn out, crank out, turn out; cobble (together or up), throw up; compose, construct, craft, create, engineer, fabricate, fashion, form, frame, generate, manufacture, mint, model, shape, tailor; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), devise, hatch, invent, originate; accomplish, achieve, bring off, carry out, effectNear Antonyms of work up demolish, destroy, dismantle, raze, tear down; ruin, undo, unmake, wreck



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up work up? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by intense feeling

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!