What does homework mean?

Definitions for homework
ˈhoʊmˌwɜrkhome·work

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homework, prep, preparation(noun)

    preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

GCIDE

  1. homework(n.)

    Paid work done at home, especially piecework.

Wiktionary

  1. homework(Noun)

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

    You must do your homework before you can watch television.

  2. homework(Noun)

    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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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce homework?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. 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    They didn’t have much to begin with, but now homework is obsolete, they’ve decided that giving homework to younger ages [elementary school students] isn’t viable.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.

  2. Melanie Lutenbacher:

    The take-home message for women if they’re thinking about breastfeeding is do Ruth Newby homework, at this point, the burden is still really on the woman for breastfeeding to be successful. She needs to build a breastfeeding support system while still pregnant, identify people from her family and friend circle who are supportive, and learn as much as she can about breastfeeding.

  3. Gail Davis:

    We either lucked out or did our homework well. We are happier than we expected to be.

  4. Michele Yulo:

    Marketers basically decide what is 'girl' and what is 'boy,' which ultimately leads to two very distinct ways to profit as well as a blind acceptance from the consumer who, often, doesn't realize it's happening, girls are inundated from a very young age with inappropriate messaging by way of products like 'skinny' jeans for toddlers, or T-shirts that say, 'I'm too pretty to do homework, so my brother does it for me,' and sexy Halloween costumes. Kids begin to codify other kids by placing them in strict categories that they've been taught -- not born with. Inevitably, kids begin to believe that girls need to be sexy, and boys believe it, too.

  5. Kyle Kashuv:

    I treat them like bros, like friends from school. I’m the exact same thing as them. I meme, I play Fortnite, I procrastinate to do my homework. I’m the exact same thing as them, they can impact the world even more than I can.

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