Word of the Day
engender engender
/ɛn ˈdʒɛn dər /


  • work work  /ˈwɜrk/ ?  activity directed toward making or doing something

    work meaning(s) 

    1. (n) activity directed toward making or doing something
    2. (n) a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    3. (n) the occupation for which you are paid
    4. (n) applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    5. (n) (physics) a manifestation of energy; the transfer of energy from one physical system to another expressed as the product of a force and the distance through which it moves a body in the direction of that force
    6. (n) a place where work is done
    7. (n) the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it)
    8. (v) exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    9. (v) be employed
    10. (v) have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected
    11. (v) perform as expected when applied
    12. (v) shape, form, or improve a material
    13. (v) give a workout to
    14. (v) proceed along a path
    15. (v) operate in a certain place, area, or specialty
    16. (v) proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity
    17. (v) move in an agitated manner
    18. (v) cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
    19. (v) cause to work
    20. (v) prepare for crops
    21. (v) behave in a certain way when handled
    22. (v) have and exert influence or effect
    23. (v) operate in or through
    24. (v) cause to operate or function
    25. (v) provoke or excite
    26. (v) gratify and charm, usually in order to influence
    27. (v) make something, usually for a specific function
    28. (v) move into or onto
    29. (v) make uniform
    30. (v) use or manipulate to one's advantage
    31. (v) find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
    32. (v) cause to undergo fermentation
    33. (v) go sour or spoil
    34. (v) arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion


    work usage(s)

    1. Work keeps piling up and there is little chance that I will be able to finish it before my vacation starts.
    2. Will work in the twenty first century remain the way we know it or will it evolve into something of which we have no clue?
  • work animal work animal  an animal trained for and used for heavy labor
  • work at work at  to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something
  • work bench work bench  a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic
  • work camp work camp  a camp for trustworthy prisoners employed in government projects
  • work day work day  a day on which work is done
  • work flow work flow  progress (or rate of progress) in work being done
  • work force work force  the force of workers available
  • work in work in  add by mixing or blending on or attaching
  • work in progress work in progress  a piece of work that is not yet finished
  • work load work load  work that a person is expected to do in a specified time
  • work of art work of art  art that is a product of one of the fine arts (especially a painting or sculpture…
  • work off work off  cause to go away through effort or work
  • work on work on  to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something
  • work out work out  come up with
  • work over work over  give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act…
  • work papers work papers  a legal document giving information required for employment of certain people…
  • work party work party  an organized group of workmen
  • work permit work permit  a legal document giving information required for employment of certain people…
  • work shift work shift  the time period during which you are at work
  • work shoe work shoe  a thick and heavy shoe
  • work song work song  a usually rhythmical song to accompany repetitious work
  • work stoppage work stoppage  a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
  • work study work study  an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method…
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