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works meaning

EN[wɜːks] [wɝks] [-ɜː(r)ks]
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  • Works may refer to:
  • Earthworks (engineering), created through moving soil or unformed rock
  • Public works, engineering projects carried out by the state for the community
  • Waterworks, water supply systems
  • Good works in Christianity
  • Karma, literally "deeds", in Hinduism
  • Factory-backed cars in motorsports

    Definition of works in English Dictionary

  • NounBFwork
    1. plural of work.
      1. (plural only) A mechanism or machine; the means by which something happens.
        1. A stray wrench can really gum up the works. ‎
      2. (plural only) A factory or factories, or similar collection(s) of buildings.
        1. The steel works almost fills the valley. ‎
      3. (plural only, with "the") Everything or everything that is available or possible; especially, all available toppings on food.
        1. I'll have a Behemoth Burger with the works. ‎
      4. (plural only, with "the") Drastic treatment; abuse; the axe (dismissal).
        1. Why did Constantinople get the works? ‎
      5. (plural only) Acts associated with moral or religious standing.
        1. His works displayed his righteousness. ‎
    2. VerbBFworkPRworkingPT, PPworkedPT, PPwrought
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of work.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The company accountants worked their magic and found a way to lower overhead costs.
          • That's an awful lot of work to take upon yourself.
          • It's a lot of work just to break even and keep the weeds down.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Work on the new high-rise ground to a halt as contractor tried to deal with all the red tape.
          • Work is done against friction to drag a bag along the ground. ‎
          • Work slowly and cautiously until you have learned the ropes.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • If your patient has a ventricular tachycardia defibulation may not work.
          • Please, do not forget to log out after you finish your work.
          • Out of the entire class, only Cynthia completed the work.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
            • Pluralia tantum
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Verb singular forms
                  • Third-person singular forms
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            Source: Wiktionary

            Meaning of works for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "works" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form and a pluralia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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