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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  
  2. works

    The total artistic creation of an author, artist or writer.

    The works of various artists and writers have been displayed and used in curriculum in various schools, colleges and universities to people to learn and understand their creations.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 12, 2016  

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?

  1. works

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. Ernest Hemingway:

    I've seen a lot of patriots and they all died just like anybody else if it hurt bad enough and once they were dead their patriotism was only good for legends; it was bad for their prose and made them write bad poetry. If you are going to be a great patriot i.e. loyal to any existing order of government (not one who wishes to destroy the existing for something better) you want to be killed early if your life and works won't stink.

  2. John Saucer:

    (Costless) collars are an effective strategy that works best when prices stay within a range, but it becomes a very different animal when the market goes against that.

  3. Director Kiyoshi Imamura:

    The delay in new national stadium project has also slowed other Olympic-related works by about a half year, dragging on overall local construction demand, but we expect to see a pick up in and after summer as the stadium project is set to start next year.

  4. Dawn Larkin-Wallace:

    Total meltdown in the dressing room trying on jeans and I'm like, 'Well, Kayla, everything is not cut for everybody so you just have to find what works for you,' it's something I live with. It's something my mom lives with. She's going to have to live with it. It's just the way it is. (You) just have to find what manufacturer or designer works for you and live a healthy lifestyle and love yourself.

  5. Shawn Sanders:

    I got the opportunity to see and have the insights on how the city government works and how the mayor does his job and the people that work for him and their jobs, just really getting an understanding and a grasp of not just looking outside-in, but really looking inside-out and not judging it and really seeing the depths of everything.

Images & Illustrations of WORKS

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