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works

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plant, works, industrial plantnoun

    buildings for carrying on industrial labor

    "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"

  2. whole shebang, whole kit and caboodle, kit and caboodle, whole kit and boodle, kit and boodle, whole kit, whole caboodle, whole works, works, full treatmentnoun

    everything available; usually preceded by `the'

    "we saw the whole shebang"; "a hotdog with the works"; "we took on the whole caboodle"; "for $10 you get the full treatment"

  3. works, deedsnoun

    performance of moral or religious acts

    "salvation by deeds"; "the reward for good works"

  4. works, workingsnoun

    the internal mechanism of a device

Wiktionary

  1. worksnoun

    A mechanism or machine; the means by which something happens.

    A stray wrench can really gum up the works.

  2. worksnoun

    A factory or similar collection of buildings

    The steel works almost fills the valley.

  3. worksnoun

    Everything or everything that is available or possible; especially, all available toppings on food. (Always preceded by the.)

    I'll have a Behemoth Burger with the works.

  4. worksnoun

    An act associated with moral or religious standing.

    His works displayed his righteousness.

Freebase

  1. Works

    Works is a Pink Floyd compilation album released in 1983. It features a variety of material, such as the band's early singles, "Arnold Layne" and "See Emily Play", alternative mixes of tracks from The Dark Side of the Moon, and the previously-unreleased track, "Embryo".

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. works

    All fortificational constructions, whether permanent, field, or makeshifts of the moment; from the most solid bastion to the rudest rifle-pit.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. works

    Are the fortifications about the body of a place. This word is also used to signify the approaches of the besiegers, and the several lines, trenches, etc., made round a place, an army, or the like, for its security.

Editors Contribution

  1. works

    Plural form and verb form of the word work.

    The works were completed accurately, easily and efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'works' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1226

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'works' in Written Corpus Frequency: #944

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'works' in Nouns Frequency: #577

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of works in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of works in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of works in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Do you often feel frustrated or dejected may be due to a setback, failures, lapses, misfortunes, an uncertainty or stuffs like that? If yes, then listen up, it's high time you stop feeling like that. For, there is a reason behind all your so seemed failures, misfortunes or setback. Because, almighty God often works behind the scenes to forestall our plans in order to pave way for the actualization of his own divine plans. Now, that is to say, whatever you are mistaken to be a dissappointment or misfortune to you presently is most likely to turn out in your favour, good or betterment. Thus, regret over nothing in life. For, truly God works behind the scenes and he's still working behind the scenes.

  2. Shahid Jameel:

    If the COVID virus can be controlled in the nose and throat, before it reaches the lungs, it doesn’t become as serious. Innate immunity works at this level, by trying to reduce the viral infection and stop it from getting to the lungs.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    Democratic socialism means that we must create an economy that works for all, not just the very wealthy, democratic socialism means that we must reform a political system in America today which is not only grossly unfair but, in many respects, corrupt.

  4. Benoit Coeure:

    You've got to be safe, robust and resilient from day one, it's not a learning process: either it works or it doesn't.

  5. Josten Bundy:

    (Rogers) offered me 15 days in jail and that would have been fine and I asked if I could call my job [to let them know], the judge told me 'Nope, that's not how this works.'.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. pecuniary
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