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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 Put To 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. work

verb. ['ˈwɝːk'] have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected.

Synonyms

  • deliver the goods
  • bring home the bacon
  • act
  • bring
  • play
  • win
  • come through
  • succeed
  • wreak

Antonyms

  • untroubled
  • unturned
  • well
  • expected

Etymology

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

7. work

verb. ['ˈwɝːk'] perform as expected when applied.

Synonyms

  • serve
  • run
  • double
  • operate
  • go
  • function
  • service
  • roll

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • injudiciousness
  • disinclined
  • machine wash

Etymology

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

8. put

verb. ['ˈpʊt'] put into a certain place or abstract location.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • middle
  • mislay
  • underlay
  • pillow
  • cock
  • prepose
  • pigeonhole
  • perch
  • put down
  • move
  • sow
  • stratify
  • settle
  • set up
  • bed
  • appose
  • repose
  • deposit
  • lean
  • tee up
  • upend
  • lay
  • sit
  • bucket
  • ground
  • space
  • ship
  • set
  • throw
  • step
  • butt
  • glycerolise
  • stick in
  • recline
  • stand
  • thrust
  • shelve
  • plant
  • superimpose
  • load
  • enclose
  • lay over
  • put in
  • glycerolize
  • bottle
  • parallelize
  • superpose
  • park
  • sign
  • imbricate
  • introduce
  • settle down
  • replace
  • ensconce
  • intersperse
  • nestle
  • instal
  • place down
  • postpose
  • arrange
  • displace
  • pile
  • poise
  • dispose
  • trench
  • ladle
  • place upright
  • set down
  • coffin
  • posit
  • barrel
  • cram
  • situate
  • inclose
  • put back
  • pose
  • lose
  • rest
  • position
  • place
  • siphon
  • misplace
  • emplace
  • juxtapose
  • snuggle
  • install
  • clap
  • insert
  • reposition
  • sit down
  • docket
  • seed
  • jar
  • tee
  • seat
  • marshal
  • recess
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • beginning
  • early
  • late

Etymology

  • pute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • putten (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. put

verb. ['ˈpʊt'] cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • put to sleep

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • peripheral
  • terminal
  • end

Etymology

  • pute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • putten (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. put

verb. ['ˈpʊt'] formulate in a particular style or language.

Synonyms

  • articulate
  • word
  • formulate
  • frame
  • phrase
  • redact
  • cast
  • couch

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt

Etymology

  • pute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • putten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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