What does Working mean?

Definitions for Working
ˈwɜr kɪŋwork·ing

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Working.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. working, workingsadjective

    a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked

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

    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. workingadjective

    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)adjective

    adopted as a temporary basis for further work

    "a working draft"; "a working hypothesis"

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

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

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

  6. workingadjective

    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. workingnoun

    The action of the verb work.

  2. workingnoun

    Operation; action.

  3. workingnoun

    Method of operation.

  4. workingnoun

    Fermentation.

  5. workingnoun

    To become full of a vegetable substance.

  6. workingadjective

    That is or are functioning.

    a working ventilator

  7. workingadjective

    That suffices but requires additional work.

    a working copy of the script

  8. workingadjective

    In paid employment.

    working mothers

  9. workingadjective

    Of or relating to employment.

    the working week

  10. workingadjective

    Enough to allow one to use something.

    a working knowledge of computers

ChatGPT

  1. working

    Working refers to the physical or mental effort exerted by an individual in order to perform tasks or carry out responsibilities in exchange for compensation or towards the achievement of a specific goal. It typically involves the use of skills, expertise, time, and energy to complete assigned duties in a productive manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Working

    of Work

  2. Working

    a & n. from Work

Wikidata

  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. workingverb

    Verb form of the word work.

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


    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WORKING

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Working is ranked #41959 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Working surname appeared 518 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Working.

    94.7% or 491 total occurrences were White.
    3.6% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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

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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. Jane Harmon:

    He's passionate about the issues, he has a good working relationship with Congress and I think he will easily adjust to the kind of retail side of the role.

  2. Palmdale Mayor Steven D. Hofbauer:

    We will fully cooperate with the Sheriff's Department, the Los Angeles County's Coroner's Offices, and any and all investigative agencies looking into the matter, we are awaiting all available details surrounding this tragedy. In addition, we are working with local community leaders to increase the dialogue on how we can best work together and build a safer and more inclusive community.

  3. Donald Trump:

    For many families in our country, childcare is now the single largest expense -- even more than housing, our plan will bring relief to working and middle class families.Ivanka Trump joined her father at the event, arguing that.

  4. Lorenzo Cohen:

    It’s very important that they have experience in working with cancer patients, and that they absolutely don’t recommend something in place of conventional care, i would n’t go to a person who recommended supplements and told me to go off chemo, or someone who did n’t take the time to ask what medications I have had so far to treat cancer.

  5. Hope Dezember:

    My whole life I thought, you go to school, I got my master's degree, I was working as a mental health specialist. My clients liked me but I never really felt satisfied. I never really felt like it's my purpose, i still think my purpose is to help people. ... Steve has actually given me my actual purpose.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

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Translations for Working

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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