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present tense third-person singular of work
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as in serves
to have a certain purpose the human kidneys work as a filtering system for the blood

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as in operates
to produce a desired effect this headache remedy takes half an hour to work

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as in uses
to control the mechanical operation of show me how to work the machine

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noun

plural of work
as in factory
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 19 Jun. 2024.

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