Synonyms for work:
work toward, sweated labor, heavy lifting, buck for, go about, paper chase, deputize, hirer, deformation, hired hand, blunt, playfulness, reel out, labour, sculpt, antic, knuckle down, jobholding, specialize, try for, job-share, outwork, sobersided, plodder, chase down, Workwoman, uncompensated, Workingman, press for, disport, spadework, general headquarters, workingwoman, working girl, ramrod, sobersidedness, describe, begin, specialty, grind, jobholder, shirt, level off, double as, moil, straighten, frolicsomeness, embroider, bite off, zeal, grasp at, overburden, curve, sportiveness, square off, elbow grease, shoot for, donkeywork, furlough, unremunerated, dovetail, workhorse, shindy, crusade, try, hq, fag, succeed, monkeyshine, soiree, pitch in, unsalaried, diligence, waggishness, head office, forced labor, sit on or upon, recline, unrecompensed, craftsmanship, striving, friskiness, hew.
go at someone, prosper, errand, cope, dedication, moonlight, worker, surpass, roustabout, strive, laborer, gala, temp, businesslike, infiltrate, cover for, employer, base on, frolic, collaborate, playful, devote, rehearsal, sportive, volunteer, till, impish, bear down, no-nonsense, reshape, stint, hireling, workmanship, struggle, mine, gambol, fete, regroup, caper, slave labor, Doing, shenanigan, pull, bone, retained, metamorphose, round off, challenge, go after, hustle, home base, frisky, bunch, tug, waggish, prank, bash, gun for, curl, shindig, lark, shape up, mint, push for, employee, plaything, kink, jockey, workout, Everything, earnestness, cavort, home office, click, factory, undertaking, romp, crimp, workman, compete, drudge, marathon, hammer away at, hoof, earnest, merriment, industry, frolicsome, long haul.
employed, festivity, hire, voluntary, smooth, seriousness, besiege, working, venture, training, swamp, manipulate, mission, mischievous, flatten, dedicate, wade, deploy, commission, rollick, screw up, devotion, dance, grub, plod, coil, creation, composition, totality, aggregate, frisk, attempt, project, foist, insinuate, serious, holiday, headquarters, entirety, diversion.
out of work
break down, puzzle out.
knock oneself out, sweat blood.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
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Sense 7 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
Sense 9 (noun)
Sense 10 (noun)
Sense 11 (noun)
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Sense 13 (noun)
mint, base on.
Sense 15 (noun)
Sense 16 (noun)
headquarters, office, hq, head office, home base, bureau, general headquarters, home office.
Sense 17 (noun)
Sense 20 (noun)
volunteer, collaborate, staff, double as, cover for.
Sense 21 (noun)
body of work (noun)
index, chapter, textbook, record, serial, chronicle, compendium, insert, pamphlet, list, report, catalog, log, magazine, libretto, tome, novel, handbook, verse, publication, booklet, monograph, folio, brochure, tract, treatise, script, leaflet, play book, volume, manual, book.
labor, chore (noun)
performance, struggle, grind, job, sweat, endeavor, production, striving, stint, task, undertaking, trouble, drudgery, effort, elbow grease, push, travail, drudge, commission, exertion, moil, attempt, industry, toil, assignment.
figure out, workplace, run, piece of work, make, work out, task, study, body of work, influence, cultivate, exercise, mold, bring, lick, oeuvre, crop, occupation, put to work, go, mould, play, knead, act, solve, forge, wreak, operate, turn, form, employment, sour, make for, effort, exploit, chore, shape, function, act upon, puzzle out, ferment, job.
be employed; exert oneself (verb)
cultivate, form (verb)
manipulate, operate (verb)
Usage examples for work:
- They know the place, and perhaps you may get more work out of them than I can; only take care they do not run away. - "In the Rocky Mountains", W. H. G. Kingston.
- If I can't work to get her, some one else will. - "The Lightning Conductor Discovers America", C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson.
- Goddy, Goddy, it air hard work for ye to forgive Tessibel, I knows.... - "Tess of the Storm Country", Grace Miller White.