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WORKS

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plant, works, industrial plant(noun)

    buildings for carrying on industrial labor

    "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"

  2. whole shebang, whole kit and caboodle, kit and caboodle, whole kit and boodle, kit and boodle, whole kit, whole caboodle, whole works, works, full treatment(noun)

    everything available; usually preceded by `the'

    "we saw the whole shebang"; "a hotdog with the works"; "we took on the whole caboodle"; "for $10 you get the full treatment"

  3. works, deeds(noun)

    performance of moral or religious acts

    "salvation by deeds"; "the reward for good works"

  4. works, workings(noun)

    the internal mechanism of a device

Wiktionary

  1. works(Noun)

    A mechanism or machine; the means by which something happens.

    A stray wrench can really gum up the works.

  2. works(Noun)

    A factory or similar collection of buildings

    The steel works almost fills the valley.

  3. works(Noun)

    Everything or everything that is available or possible; especially, all available toppings on food. (Always preceded by the.)

    I'll have a Behemoth Burger with the works.

  4. works(Noun)

    An act associated with moral or religious standing.

    His works displayed his righteousness.

Freebase

  1. Works

    Works is a Pink Floyd compilation album released in 1983. It features a variety of material, such as the band's early singles, "Arnold Layne" and "See Emily Play", alternative mixes of tracks from The Dark Side of the Moon, and the previously-unreleased track, "Embryo".

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. works

    All fortificational constructions, whether permanent, field, or makeshifts of the moment; from the most solid bastion to the rudest rifle-pit.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. works

    Are the fortifications about the body of a place. This word is also used to signify the approaches of the besiegers, and the several lines, trenches, etc., made round a place, an army, or the like, for its security.

Editors Contribution

  1. works

    Plural form and verb form of the word work.

    The works were completed accurately, easily and efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WORKS' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1226

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WORKS' in Written Corpus Frequency: #944

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WORKS' in Nouns Frequency: #577

How to pronounce WORKS?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say WORKS in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of WORKS in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of WORKS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of WORKS in a Sentence

  1. Stayc Simpson:

    The mayor of Miami was the first person diagnosed in Miami. My best friend works in his office. So the answer I had to answer was yes... I have been in contact with somebody who has been exposed but does not have it, they immediately took me away from my husband and put me to the Covid area of the hospital.

  2. James Garrow:

    The transportation of the bodies in that manner is a breach of protocol, the Medical Examiner Office regularly works with hospitals throughout Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia to ensure that bodies are treated with the utmost dignity and respect.

  3. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva:

    The new racism, like God, works in mysterious ways and is quite effective in maintaining white privilege, for example, instead of saying as they used to say during the Jim Crow era that they do not want us as neighbors, they say things nowadays such as 'I am concerned about crime, property values and schools.'.

  4. Severin Schwan:

    If it works, it is fantastic, the question is, does it really work and does it work for all cancers?

  5. James Garrow:

    The Medical Examiner Office regularly works with hospitals throughout Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia to ensure that bodies are treated with the utmost dignity and respect, the Health Department is appalled that this happened, and strongly reminded the referring hospital of the existing protocols. This is not normal or acceptable.

Images & Illustrations of WORKS

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