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, 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

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. 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  

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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Working in sign language?

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. Ashley Davis:

    Kids with Down syndrome are already at a disadvantage, as far as speech is concerned, they already have speech delays — so to add hearing loss to that, the odds are stacked against Ashley Davis. Tonya Nussbaum, an audiologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, said Sarah Grace Davis has conductive hearing loss stemming from structural problems with Sarah Grace Davis ear. The hearing nerve is working fine.

  2. Olli Heinonen:

    Such compressors can be used to extract enriched uranium directly from the cascades, in particular, they are useful when working with higher enrichment such as 20 percent enriched uranium.

  3. Brandon Hagy:

    There’s a lot of tough holes out there and there’s big stakes for sure, but I’ve been working on some good stuff and it’s nice to see some of that pan out.

  4. Susan Rice:

    Despite some occasional friction (among agencies), we’re working very well to come together around a common point of view. And she deserves enormous credit for that.

  5. James Bullard:

    Chris will be an excellent Fed governor, and I look forward to our new working relationship as well as our continued friendship.

Images & Illustrations of Working

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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Translations for Working

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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