What does work at mean?

Definitions for work at

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word work at.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. work at, work on(verb)

    to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something

    "the child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold"


  1. work at(Verb)

    To make a physical or mental effort to progress some specified task


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of work at in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of work at in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Walt Disney:

    Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done right.

  2. Tareq Kharaz:

    We've resumed work at all police stations in Benghazi except where fighting is ongoing.

  3. Stephen Leacock:

    What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all, because it isn't. I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day's work in his last fifty years.

  4. Cletus Andoh:

    For now, I’m going to work on my bachelor’s degree and then I hope to work at IBM or another tech company, i’ll see where life takes me. My goal would be to work for a tech company.

  5. Andy Warhol:

    I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of work, because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.

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