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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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How to say works in sign language?

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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. Noah Baumbach:

    Something that I discovered in writing (the film is that) ... when something stops working that you actually acknowledge it or recognise it for the first time, it's like if you're going through a door and it's locked you suddenly look at the door and you look at how it works, so I thought well through a divorce we could explore a marriage.

  2. Victor Shih:

    The threat of harsh punishment works to enforce self-quarantine, but will lead to risk avoidance behavior in the aftermath.

  3. Mark Warner:

    The #PPPLoan is a lifeline for small businesses... but only if it works. Seeing concerning reports of technical problems with @SBAGov's E-Tran site preventing loans from getting out to small businesses. I know people are working hard on this, but we need to get it sorted out ASAP.

  4. Dave Vos:

    I would advocate strongly that the need for additional regulation is very, very small. That in fact, if you allow people to do things and replicate what manned aviation pilots in this airspace do it already works, we don't need new regulation, we need to just be allowed to go do it.

  5. Texas Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar:

    I think we need to secure our border. I just want to do it in a smart way – in a way that’s efficient, it’s effective, it’s something that works instead of just saying a wall, it’s a 14th century solution to a 21st century problem.

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