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works

verb
present tense third-person singular of work

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2 to find an answer for through reasoning
  • finally figured out how to work the math problem

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3 to have a certain purpose
  • the human kidneys work as a filtering system for the blood

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4 to produce a desired effect
  • this headache remedy takes half an hour to work

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5 to set or keep in motion
  • this pump is worked by hand

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6 to control the mechanical operation of
  • show me how to work the machine

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8 to take unfair advantage of
  • a young boy who worked his aunt for all she was worth in toys and candy when she visited once a year

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works

noun
plural of work

Synonyms of works (Entry 2 of 2)

a building or set of buildings for the manufacturing of goods
  • a glass works where high quality glassware is made

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“Works.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/works. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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