If someone is at work they are doing their job or are busy doing a particular activity.
If you work one substance into another or work it in, you add it to the other substance and mix the two together thoroughly.
to persuade or influence or attempt to persuade or influence
If you work yourself up, you make yourself feel very upset or angry about something.
the craft of shaping metal without heat
work done at a desk
to shape (metal) when hot
(designating) a job, project, or assignment that serves no useful purpose other than to give an otherwise idle or unemployed person something to do
a series of magazines issued as at weekly or monthly intervals, which are designed to be bound together to form a complete course or book
work that is regarded as tedious and routine or menial
a temporary cessation of work as a form of protest
the place where a person, or people work
to work overtime
a camp set up for young people who voluntarily do manual work on a worthwhile project
a farm on which the workers are short-term prisoners convicted of less serious crimes
a temporary file that holds data during processing
If you work off energy, stress, or anger, you get rid of it by doing something that requires a lot of physical effort.
If you work out a solution to a problem or mystery, you manage to find the solution by thinking or talking about it.
To work someone over means to beat them very violently.
a form of industrial action in which employees adhere strictly to all the working rules laid down by their employers, with the deliberate intention of reducing the rate of working
If you describe someone as work-shy, you disapprove of them because you think they are lazy and do not want to work.
a folk song sung by laborers, as in the fields, with a marked rhythm matching the rhythm of their work
A visa is an official document, or a stamp put in your passport, which allows you to enter or leave a particular country.
A work week is the amount of time during a normal week which you spend doing your job .
roughened by hard work
work done at a workbench, worktable, etc., as in a factory or laboratory
temporary, as opposed to permanent or regular, employment
work that involves focusing your eyes on a nearby object, such as a book or computer screen, for a prolonged period of time
Course work is work that students do during a course, rather than in exams, especially work that counts towards a student's final grade .
unpleasant or illicit activity
If you do the donkey work, you do the hard work or the less interesting part of the work that needs to be done.
ornamental needlework done by drawing threads out of the fabric and using the remaining threads to form lacelike patterns
a method, used by professional social workers, of aiding a group or members of a group toward individual adjustment and increased participation in community activity by exploiting the mechanisms of group life
If you do the grunt work, you do the hard work or the less interesting part of the work that needs to be done.
any of various jobs required in a hotel, such as receptionists, waiters, etc
Someone's life's work or life work is the main activity that they have been involved in during their life, or their most important achievement.
work involving the hands, as opposed to an office job, for example
work that is done or undertaken at night-time, as by workers on night shift, etc
simple arithmetic and similar mathematical procedures as used and studied at primary level
work normally carried out in an office, for example clerical or administrative work for an organization
the everyday duties of police officers, esp the investigation of criminal activities
the work carried out by charities providing aid for people in need, esp in disaster areas
a preliminary work in preparation for a sketch, report, piece of work, etc
Social work is work which involves giving help and advice to people with serious family problems or financial problems.
decorative work resembling interlacing straps
a basket for holding sewing equipment
An ethic of a particular kind is an idea or moral belief that influences the behaviour, attitudes, and philosophy of a group of people.
A habit is something that you do often or regularly.
to increase the strength or hardness of (a metal) by a mechanical process, such as tension, compression, or torsion
an order authorizing specific work, repairs, etc., to be done