Pronunciation of Work  


English Meaning

Exertion of strength or faculties; physical or intellectual effort directed to an end; industrial activity; toil; employment; sometimes, specifically, physical labor.

  1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something.
  2. A job; employment: looking for work.
  3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood.
  4. Something that one is doing, making, or performing, especially as an occupation or undertaking; a duty or task: begin the day's work.
  5. An amount of such activity either done or required: a week's work.
  6. The part of a day devoted to an occupation or undertaking: met her after work.
  7. One's place of employment: Should I call you at home or at work?
  8. Something that has been produced or accomplished through the effort, activity, or agency of a person or thing: This story is the work of an active imagination. Erosion is the work of wind, water, and time.
  9. Full action or effect of an agency: The sleeping pills did their work.
  10. An act; a deed: "I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity” ( Ecclesiastes 1:14).
  11. An artistic creation, such as a painting, sculpture, or literary or musical composition; a work of art.
  12. The output of a writer, artist, or musician considered or collected as a whole: the works of Shakespeare.
  13. Engineering structures, such as bridges or dams.
  14. A fortified structure, such as a trench or fortress.
  15. Needlework, weaving, lacemaking, or a similar textile art.
  16. A piece of such textile art.
  17. A material or piece of material being processed in a machine during manufacture: work to be turned in the lathe.
  18. A factory, plant, or similar building or complex of buildings where a specific type of business or industry is carried on. Often used in combination: a steelworks.
  19. Internal mechanism: the works of a watch.
  20. The manner, style, or quality of working or treatment; workmanship.
  21. Physics The transfer of energy from one physical system to another, especially the transfer of energy to a body by the application of a force that moves the body in the direction of the force. It is calculated as the product of the force and the distance through which the body moves and is expressed in joules, ergs, and foot-pounds.
  22. Moral or righteous acts or deeds: salvation by faith rather than works.
  23. Informal The full range of possibilities; everything. Used with the: ordered a pizza with the works.
  24. Slang A thorough beating or other severe treatment. Used with the: took him outside and gave him the works.
  25. Of, relating to, designed for, or engaged in work.
  26. To exert oneself physically or mentally in order to do, make, or accomplish something.
  27. To be employed; have a job.
  28. To function; operate: How does this latch work?
  29. To function or operate in the desired or required way: The telephone hasn't worked since the thunderstorm.
  30. To have a given effect or outcome: Our friendship works best when we speak our minds.
  31. To have the desired effect or outcome; prove successful: This recipe seems to work.
  32. To exert an influence. Used with on or upon: worked on her to join the group.
  33. To arrive at a specified condition through gradual or repeated movement: The stitches worked loose.
  34. To proceed or progress slowly and laboriously: worked through the underbrush; worked through my problems in therapy.
  35. To move in an agitated manner, as with emotion: Her mouth worked with fear.
  36. To behave in a specified way when handled or processed: Not all metals work easily.
  37. To ferment.
  38. Nautical To strain in heavy seas so that the joints give slightly and the fastenings become slack. Used of a boat or ship.
  39. Nautical To sail against the wind.
  40. To undergo small motions that result in friction and wear: The gears work against each other.
  41. To cause or effect; bring about: working miracles.
  42. To cause to operate or function; actuate, use, or manage: worked the controls; can work a lathe.
  43. To shape or forge: "Each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor” ( Edgar Allan Poe).
  44. To make or decorate by needlework: work a sampler.
  45. To solve (a problem) by calculation and reasoning.
  46. To knead, stir, or otherwise manipulate in preparation: Work the dough before shaping it.
  47. To bring to a specified condition by gradual or repeated effort or work: finally worked the window open; worked the slaves to death.
  48. To make, achieve, or pay for by work or effort: worked her way to the top; worked his passage on the ship.
  49. Informal To arrange or contrive. Often used with it: worked it so that her weekends are free.
  50. To make productive; cultivate: work a farm.
  51. To cause to work: works his laborers hard.
  52. To excite or provoke: worked the mob into a frenzy.
  53. Informal To gratify, cajole, or enchant artfully, especially for the purpose of influencing: The politician worked the crowd. The comedian worked the room with flawless rhythm.
  54. Informal To use or manipulate to one's own advantage; exploit: learned how to work the system; worked his relatives for sympathy.
  55. To carry on an operation or function in or through: the agent who works that area; working the phones for donations.
  56. To ferment (liquor, for example).
  57. work in To insert or introduce: worked in a request for money.
  58. work in To make an opening for, as in a schedule: said the doctor would try to work her in.
  59. work in To cause to be inserted by repeated or continuous effort.
  60. work into To insert or introduce into.
  61. work into To make an opening for (someone or something) in: worked a few field trips into the semester's calendar.
  62. work into To cause to be inserted in by repeated or continuous effort: worked the pick into the lock.
  63. work off To get rid of by work or effort: work off extra pounds; work off a debt.
  64. work out To accomplish by work or effort.
  65. work out To find a solution for; solve: worked out the equations; worked out their personal differences.
  66. work out To formulate or develop: work out a plan.
  67. work out To discharge (an obligation or debt) with labor in place of money.
  68. work out To prove successful, effective, or satisfactory: The new strategy may not work out.
  69. work out To have a specified result: The ratio works out to an odd number. It worked out that everyone left on the same train.
  70. work out To engage in strenuous exercise for physical conditioning.
  71. work out To exhaust (a mine, for example).
  72. work over To do for a second time; rework.
  73. work over Slang To inflict severe physical damage on; beat up.
  74. work up To arouse the emotions of; excite.
  75. work up To increase one's skill, responsibility, efficiency, or status through work: worked up to 30 sit-ups a day; worked up to store manager.
  76. work up To intensify gradually: The film works up to a thrilling climax.
  77. work up To develop or produce by mental or physical effort: worked up a patient profile; worked up an appetite.
  78. at work Engaged in labor; working: at work on a new project.
  79. at work In operation: inflationary forces at work in the economy.
  80. in the works In preparation; under development: has a novel in the works.
  81. out of work Without a job; unemployed.
  82. put in work To perform labor or duties, as on a specified project: put in work on the plastering.
  83. work both sides of the street To engage in double-dealing; be duplicitous.
  84. work like a charm To function very well or have a very good effect or outcome.
  85. work (one's) fingers to the bone To labor extremely hard; toil or travail.

Malayalam Meaning

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× രചന - Rachana
× അദ്ധ്വാനഫലം - Addhvaanaphalam | Adhvanaphalam
× പണി - Pani
× ഏവല്‍ - Eval‍
× മെന - Mena
× പ്രവര്‍ത്തനം - Pravar‍ththanam | Pravar‍thanam
× ജോലി - Joli
× കൃതി - Kruthi
× ഉദ്യമം - Udhyamam
× കാര്യസിദ്ധി - Kaaryasiddhi | Karyasidhi
× അസ്വസ്ഥമാക്കുക - Asvasthamaakkuka | Aswasthamakkuka
× യന്ത്രഭാഗങ്ങള്‍ - Yanthrabhaagangal‍ | Yanthrabhagangal‍
× തൊഴില്‍ - Thozhil‍
× പൊഴുതി - Pozhuthi
× വേല - Vela
× പ്രവൃത്തി - Pravruththi | Pravruthi
× പ്രവൃത്തിചെയ്യുക - Pravruththicheyyuka | Pravruthicheyyuka
× പണിയല്‍ - Paniyal‍
× സാധിക്കുക - Saadhikkuka | Sadhikkuka
× കാര്യം - Kaaryam | Karyam
× പ്രവൃത്തിഫലം - Pravruththiphalam | Pravruthiphalam
× പീഠകം - Peedakam
× അദ്ധ്വാനം - Addhvaanam | Adhvanam
× കൃത്യം - Kruthyam


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Exodus 31:5

in cutting jewels for setting, in carving wood, and to work in all manner of workmanship.

ദിവ്യാത്മാവിനാൽ ജ്ഞാനവും ബുദ്ധിയും അറിവും സകലവിധ സാമർത്ഥ്യവും കൊണ്ടു നിറെച്ചിരിക്കുന്നു.

Psalms 135:15

The idols of the nations are silver and gold, The work of men's hands.

ജാതികളുടെ വിഗ്രഹങ്ങൾ പൊന്നും വെള്ളിയും മനുഷ്യരുടെ കൈവേലയും ആകുന്നു.

Isaiah 40:10

Behold, the Lord GOD shall come with a strong hand, And His arm shall rule for Him; Behold, His reward is with Him, And His work before Him.

ഇതാ, യഹോവയായ കർത്താവു ബലശാലിയായി വരുന്നു; അവന്റെ ഭുജം അവന്നു വേണ്ടി ഭരണം ചെയ്യുന്നു; ഇതാ, കൂലി അവന്റെ പക്കലും പ്രതിഫലം അവന്റെ കയ്യിലും ഉണ്ടു.


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