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works

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plant, works, industrial plant(noun)

    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 treatment(noun)

    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, deeds(noun)

    performance of moral or religious acts

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

  4. works, workings(noun)

    the internal mechanism of a device

Wiktionary

  1. works(Noun)

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

    A stray wrench can really gum up the works.

  2. works(Noun)

    A factory or similar collection of buildings

    The steel works almost fills the valley.

  3. works(Noun)

    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. works(Noun)

    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. The National Gallery of Australia:

    Closing our doors allows us to mitigate any risk to the public, staff and works of art on display.

  2. Said Musallam:

    Mohammad was told by them to say about himself that he works for the Israelis, they took him as a victim, only to show the world, so the world would be afraid of them.

  3. Dounia Bouzar:

    ISIS looks into the profile of each young person and adapts its jihadist ideology according to the psychological and social profile of each. It touches everyone – rich, poor, Christian, Jew, atheist, Muslim, practicing and non-practicing. The less the person knows about Islam, the better it works.

  4. Mary Caroline Richards:

    Our works and our play. All our pleasures experienced as the pleasure of love. What could be better that? To feel in one's work the tender and flushed substance of one's dearest concern.

  5. Francis de Sales:

    There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love -- every man works his oar voluntarily!

Images & Illustrations of works

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