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1. work

noun. ['ˈwɝːk'] activity directed toward making or doing something.

Synonyms

  • job
  • toil
  • labour
  • procedure
  • polishing
  • activity
  • action
  • ironing
  • paperwork
  • substituting
  • lavation
  • missionary work
  • care
  • housekeeping
  • tending
  • subbing
  • spadework
  • wash
  • social service
  • busywork
  • coursework
  • washing
  • heavy lifting
  • service
  • undertaking
  • shining
  • investigating
  • aid
  • housewifery
  • nightwork
  • operation
  • loose end
  • project
  • make-work
  • housework
  • investigation
  • welfare work
  • task
  • unfinished business
  • duty
  • logging
  • mission
  • attention
  • timework

Antonyms

  • divest
  • fire
  • stay in place
  • recede

Etymology

  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wyrċan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Do Work

  • overwork
  • magouirk
  • leclerc
  • deklerk
  • declerque
  • declerk
  • declercq
  • declerck
  • rework
  • mcgurk
  • mcguirk
  • berserk
  • sturc
  • sterk
  • smirk
  • quirke
  • quirk
  • klerk
  • clerk
  • clercq
  • clerc
  • bjerke
  • zirk
  • yerke
  • werke
  • werk
  • turk
  • turck
  • sirk
  • shirk

2. work

verb. ['ˈwɝːk'] be employed.

Synonyms

  • job
  • toil
  • scab
  • labour
  • drive
  • do work
  • freelance
  • slave
  • buckle down
  • fink
  • turn a trick
  • dig
  • occupy
  • tinker
  • fag
  • moil
  • farm
  • rat
  • moonlight
  • put to work
  • bank
  • man
  • fill
  • grind
  • travail
  • drudge
  • break one's back
  • serve
  • blackleg
  • subcontract
  • take
  • knuckle down

Antonyms

  • evolution
  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process

Etymology

  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wyrċan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. work

noun. ['ˈwɝːk'] a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing.

Synonyms

  • leatherwork
  • product
  • polychrome
  • wickerwork
  • lacework
  • handwork
  • ironwork
  • followup
  • publication
  • wicker
  • work in progress
  • masterpiece
  • workpiece
  • handiwork
  • chef-d'oeuvre
  • openwork
  • metalwork
  • lacquerware
  • handcraft
  • woodwork
  • production
  • follow-up
  • handicraft
  • piece of work
  • silverwork

Antonyms

  • ride
  • bore
  • defend
  • free

Etymology

  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wyrċan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. work

verb. ['ˈwɝːk'] exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity.

Synonyms

  • go through
  • slog
  • join forces
  • beaver
  • monkey
  • run through
  • beaver away
  • occupy
  • electioneer
  • intern
  • tinker
  • busy
  • page
  • skimp
  • monkey around
  • scant
  • skipper
  • work on
  • assist
  • peg away
  • mess around
  • cooperate
  • specialise
  • waitress
  • muck about
  • keep one's shoulder to the wheel
  • volunteer
  • plug away
  • specialize
  • wait
  • putter
  • clerk
  • whore
  • minister
  • collaborate
  • get together
  • work at
  • serve
  • work through
  • keep one's nose to the grindstone
  • carpenter
  • muck around
  • boondoggle
  • pull one's weight
  • potter

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase
  • decrement
  • devolution

Etymology

  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wyrċan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. work

noun. ['ˈwɝːk'] the occupation for which you are paid.

Synonyms

  • teleworking
  • telecommuting
  • public service
  • sailing
  • services
  • engagement
  • ministry
  • service
  • line of work
  • booking
  • work load
  • piecework
  • seafaring
  • paper route
  • coaching job
  • coaching
  • navigation
  • workload
  • line
  • business
  • employment
  • occupation

Antonyms

  • peripheral
  • unimportant
  • location
  • Heaven

Etymology

  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wyrċan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] engage in.

Synonyms

  • exaggerate
  • overdo

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • criticize
  • forfeit

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] carry out or perform an action.

Synonyms

  • improvise
  • premiere
  • rehearse
  • carry
  • conduct
  • churn out
  • perform
  • render
  • ad-lib
  • extemporise
  • cut corners
  • star
  • execute
  • blaze away
  • improvize
  • direct
  • declaim
  • click off
  • practice
  • lead
  • stunt
  • cut
  • interpret
  • make
  • recite
  • scamp
  • appear
  • serenade
  • premier
  • extemporize
  • practise

Antonyms

  • fail
  • disobey
  • violate
  • disoblige

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] get (something) done.

Synonyms

  • underachieve
  • misdo
  • action
  • give full measure
  • perform
  • accomplish
  • execute
  • carry out
  • give one's best
  • ply
  • carry through
  • overachieve
  • fulfill
  • do one's best
  • turn
  • fulfil
  • underperform

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • leader
  • understate
  • bad

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] proceed or get along.

Synonyms

  • fare
  • proceed
  • go
  • make out
  • come

Antonyms

  • unblock
  • move
  • chaste
  • motivated

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. do

verb. ['ˈduː'] give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally.

Synonyms

  • shape
  • facilitate
  • propel
  • incite
  • spawn
  • provoke
  • initiate
  • mold
  • force
  • pioneer
  • prompt
  • effectuate
  • effect
  • create
  • impel
  • move
  • influence
  • determine
  • evoke
  • motivate
  • set up
  • regulate
  • engender
  • make
  • actuate
  • breed
  • cause
  • call forth
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • activity
  • inactivity
  • overact

Etymology

  • do (Italian)
  • don (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • don (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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