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Another word for work

  1. Something to be done

      1. A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
      2. The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
      3. A document in which a person binds himself or herself to undertake or refrain from doing a particular act.
      1. A piece of work assigned or done as part of one's duties.
      2. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
      3. A function to be performed; an objective:
      1. The act of referring a legislative bill to committee.
      2. Official consignment, as to a prison or mental health facility.
      3. A court order authorizing consignment to a prison.
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  2. The doing of work, sense 1

      1. A tissue composed of fibers capable of contracting to effect bodily movement.
      2. A contractile organ consisting of a special bundle of muscle tissue, which moves a particular bone, part, or substance of the body:
      3. Muscular strength:
      1. Strenuous physical labor and effort.
      1. plural form of pain
      2. (used in plural) Trouble taken doing something; attention to detail; careful effort.
      3. third-person singular simple present indicative form of pain
      1. The use of physical or mental energy to do something; exertion.
      2. A difficult exertion of strength or will:
      3. A usually earnest attempt:
      1. To try to perform, make, or achieve:
      2. To tempt.
      3. To try to seize or get control of by attacking.
      1. To apply pressure against (something), especially for the purpose of moving it:
      2. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
      3. To exert downward pressure on (a button or keyboard, for example); press.
      1. A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
      2. An instance of such a proceeding:
      3. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
      1. The condition in which one person is owned as property by another and is under the owner's control, especially in involuntary servitude.
      2. The practice of owning slaves.
      3. A mode of production in which slaves constitute the principal work force.
      1. To exert muscular energy, as against a material force or mass:
      2. To be strenuously engaged with a problem, task, or undertaking:
      3. To have difficulty or make a strenuous effort doing something:
      1. Importance, significance, or emphasis placed on something.
      2. The relative force with which a sound or syllable is spoken.
      3. The emphasis placed on the sound or syllable spoken most forcefully in a word or phrase.
      1. Tedious, menial, or unpleasant work.
      1. The act or an instance of exerting, especially a strenuous effort.
      1. Physical or mental exertion, especially when difficult or exhausting; work.
      2. A specific task or effort, especially a painful or arduous one:
      3. A particular form of work or method of working:
      1. To labor continuously; work strenuously.
      2. To proceed with difficulty:
      3. Exhausting labor or effort.
      1. The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
      2. Something transacted, especially a business agreement or exchange.
      3. Communication involving two or more people that affects all those involved; personal interaction:
      1. The act or process of operating or functioning.
      2. The state of being operative or functional:
      3. A process or series of acts involved in a particular form of work:
      1. The sector of an economy made up of manufacturing enterprises:
      2. A sector of an economy:
      3. Energetic devotion to a task or an endeavor; diligence:
      1. To make or process (a raw material) into a finished product, especially by means of a large-scale industrial operation.
      2. To make or process (a product), especially with the use of industrial machines.
      3. To create, produce, or turn out in a mechanical manner:
      1. The state of being active.
      2. Energetic action or movement; liveliness.
      3. A specified pursuit in which a person partakes.
      1. To do or perform habitually or customarily; make a habit of:
      2. To do or perform (something) repeatedly in order to acquire or polish a skill:
      3. To give lessons or repeated instructions to; drill:
      1. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
      2. An occupation, profession, or career.
      1. A regular occupation, especially one for which a person is particularly suited or qualified.
      2. An inclination or aptness for a certain kind of work:
      3. A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
      1. An occupation or career:
      2. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
      3. The body of qualified persons in an occupation or field:
      1. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
      2. An activity engaged in especially as a means of passing time; an avocation.
      3. The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
      1. The act or process of producing:
      2. The fact or process of being produced:
      3. The creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services.
      1. The act of employing.
      2. The state of being employed.
      3. The work in which one is engaged; occupation.
      1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
      2. Purposeful or industrious activity; enterprise.
      3. To attempt (fulfillment of a responsibility or an obligation, for example) by employment or expenditure of effort:
      1. The act of performing or the state of being performed.
      2. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
      3. The way in which someone or something functions:
  3. The result of labor; often plural

  4. Occupation

      1. The activity of buying and selling commodities, products, or services:
      2. The amount or volume of this activity:
      3. The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
      1. Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency.
      2. Skill in evasion or deception; guile.
      3. An occupation or trade requiring manual dexterity or skilled artistry.
      1. An occupation or career:
      2. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
      3. The body of qualified persons in an occupation or field:
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  1. To labor

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  2. To function

      1. To work for (someone) as a servant:
      2. To prepare and offer (food, for example):
      3. To place food before (someone); wait on:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
  3. To handle successfully

  4. To fashion

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  5. To ferment

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