What does Working mean?

Definitions for Working
ˈwɜr kɪŋWork·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Working.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. working, workings(adj)

    a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked

  2. working(a), on the job(p)(adj)

    actively engaged in paid work

    "the working population"; "the ratio of working men to unemployed"; "a working mother"; "robots can be on the job day and night"

  3. working(adj)

    adequate for practical use; especially sufficient in strength or numbers to accomplish something

    "the party has a working majority in the House"; "a working knowledge of Spanish"

  4. working(a)(adj)

    adopted as a temporary basis for further work

    "a working draft"; "a working hypothesis"

  5. running(a), operative, functional, working(a)(adj)

    (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

    "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes"

  6. working(adj)

    serving to permit or facilitate further work or activity

    "discussed the working draft of a peace treaty"; "they need working agreements with their neighbor states on interstate projects"

Wiktionary

  1. working(Noun)

    The action of the verb work.

  2. working(Noun)

    Operation; action.

  3. working(Noun)

    Method of operation.

  4. working(Noun)

    Fermentation.

  5. working(Noun)

    To become full of a vegetable substance.

  6. working(Adjective)

    That is or are functioning.

    a working ventilator

  7. working(Adjective)

    That suffices but requires additional work.

    a working copy of the script

  8. working(Adjective)

    In paid employment.

    working mothers

  9. working(Adjective)

    Of or relating to employment.

    the working week

  10. working(Adjective)

    Enough to allow one to use something.

    a working knowledge of computers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Working

    of Work

  2. Working

    a & n. from Work

Freebase

  1. Working

    Working is a musical with a book by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, music by Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, and James Taylor, and lyrics by Schwartz, Carnelia, Grant, Taylor, and Susan Birkenhead. The musical is based on the Studs Terkel book Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do, which has interviews with people from different regions and occupations.

Editors Contribution

  1. working

    Functioning at an optimum level.

    The computer was functioning effectively.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  
  2. working

    Verb form of the word work.

    Working is a gift that we all are very grateful for.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Working' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #538

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Working' in Written Corpus Frequency: #337

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Working' in Nouns Frequency: #1000

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Working' in Adjectives Frequency: #218

How to pronounce Working?

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

How to say Working in sign language?

  1. working

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Working in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Working in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Working in a Sentence

  1. Simon Wheatcroft:

    The key improvement is to definitely take it to the city marathon. So the app for the desert used GPS as the navigation system. So now can we create a system which can identify the objects and then translate that information to me. That's what we're working on now, some kind of sensor detection system that uses haptic to vibrate different parts of my body.

  2. De Bolle:

    The area we are working in and the technological evolution we are dealing with - the innovation used by criminals, the web-based criminality - it is huge.

  3. Keanu Reeves:

    We're still trying to make that thing. They're still working on the script.

  4. Jason Miller:

    Whether we would go first from our global fixed income portfolio or tailor towards different segments of the fixed income markets is a strategic decision my product team is working on. But clearly we see a significant opportunity in bringing global fixed income exposure to Tokyo.

  5. Marissa Yap:

    I have observed that kids over the world ... they have common thing(s). They want to be listened to, and they want to be stay motivated and be interested, some of the kids are actually working (jobs), so in my case like when the student is sleepy, I just talk to her: 'So, how are you doing? So did you work last night?'.

Images & Illustrations of Working

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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Translations for Working

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  • العملArabic
  • Ansatz, ArbeitenGerman
  • riittävä, toiminta, käyminen, työ, keskeneräinen, työnteko, työskentelytapa, toimiva, työskentely, toimintatapa, työtätekevä, työssäkäyvä, rehevöityminenFinnish
  • fonctionnementFrench
  • მუშაGeorgian
  • funcionalPortuguese
  • рабочий, работоспособныйRussian
  • đang làm việcVietnamese

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