What does homework mean?

Definitions for homework
ˈhoʊmˌwɜrkhome·work

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homework, prep, preparationnoun

    preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

GCIDE

  1. homeworknoun

    Paid work done at home, especially piecework.

Wiktionary

  1. homeworknoun

    Work that is done at home, especially school exercises set by a teacher.

    You must do your homework before you can watch television.

  2. homeworknoun

    Preliminary or preparatory work, such as research.

    The speaker had certainly done his homework before delivering the lecture.

Freebase

  1. Homework

    Homework, or homework assignment, refers to tasks assigned to students by their teachers to be completed outside of class. Common homework assignments may include a quantity or period of reading to be performed, writing or typing to be completed, problems to be solved, a school project to be built, or other skills to be practiced.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'homework' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2123

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homework in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homework in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of homework in a Sentence

  1. Roy Gladden:

    Though our Mars missions won't be as active these next few weeks, they'll still let us know their state of health, each mission has been given some homework to do until they hear from us again.

  2. Daniel Tasman:

    They didn’t have much to begin with, but now homework is obsolete, they’ve decided that giving homework to younger ages [elementary school students] isn’t viable. I don’t necessarily agree. I think they should have homework — some of it is about discipline. I want [my daughter] to have fun, but I also want her to be working towards a goal.

  3. Arnold Schwarzenegger:

    It’s been a passion of mine, while the parents are working, five days a week – they (ASAS) offer homework assistance, tutoring, and help with learning a second language.

  4. Jane Hsu:

    The topic of homework has received a lot of attention lately, and the negative effects of homework have been well established, they include: children’s frustration and exhaustion, lack of time for other activities and family time and, sadly for many, loss of interest in learning.

  5. Donald Trump:

    They have done their homework, they are very skilled, they are obviously all very loyal to the cause and loyal to the leadership, (but) they are extremely skilled at what they do.

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