Noun Definition


1.Definition: (physics) a manifestation of energy; the transfer of energy from one physical system to another expressed as the product of a force and the distance through which it moves a body in the direction of that force

"Work equals force times distance"

Category: General

2.Definition: a place where work is done

"He arrived at work early today"

Related Noun(s):workplace

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing

"It is not regarded as one of his more memorable works", "The symphony was hailed as an ingenious work", "He was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey", "The work of an active imagination", "Erosion is the work of wind or water over time"

Category: Objects

4.Definition: activity directed toward making or doing something

"She checked several points needing further work"

Category: General

5.Definition: applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)

"Mastering a second language requires a lot of work", "No schools offer graduate study in interior design"

Related Noun(s):study

Category: General

6.Definition: the occupation for which you are paid

"He is looking for employment", "A lot of people are out of work"

Related Noun(s):employment

Category: General

7.Definition: the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it)

"He studied the entire Wagnerian oeuvre", "Picasso's work can be divided into periods"

Related Noun(s):oeuvre

Category: Objects