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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. Taco Bell:

    We do not tolerate this behavior. This employee no longer works for the brand, and the franchise is retraining its staff to ensure this incident will not happen again. Management has reached out and apologized directly to the customer.

  2. Dimitrios Fragiskatos:

    I think for( Pak and Kuder), having read Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder works prior, it never seems like a gimmick. It’s very much them wanting to tell a fresh new story. After 5,000 issues, it's hard to keep [ stories ] fresh.... Unless you use current events it's hard to tell stories.

  3. Jeff Kaufmann:

    The 99-county tour, the meeting people up close and personal ... I still believe that works and that's going to speak to the success of the candidate.

  4. Cory Gardner:

    You choose one Republican and one Democrat, and it works.

  5. Nikole Hannah-Jones:

    Now The New York Times has an education division, The New York Times regularly turned its journalism into curriculum, as did The Pulitzer Center, who we ultimately partnered with. They are constantly turning works of journalism into curriculum.

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