Work


Work

Work may refer to:

Human labor:

  • Employment
  • House work
  • Labor (economics), measure of the work done by human beings
  • Manual labor, physical work done by people
  • Wage labor, in which a worker sells their labor and an employer buys it
  • Work (project management), the effort applied to produce a deliverable or accomplish a task

In physics:

In theology:

  • Karma, or "deed" in Sanskrit, causes the cycle of cause and effect, or Saṃsāra, in Indian religions
  • Work (Christian theology), acts of charity

In Film/Media:

  • Work (1915 film), a 1915 silent film co-starring Edna Purviance
  • WORK (FM), an American FM radio station licensed to serve Barre, Vermont
  • Work (professional wrestling), a staged event
  • Work (painting), by Ford Madox Brown
  • Work: A Story of Experience, a novel by Louisa May Alcott
  • Work, a 1978 play by Ron Milner

In Law:

  • Work, the subject matter of copyright law

In Music

  • The Work, band
  • Work Records (aka "WORK" or "The WORK Group"), a music label under Sony Records
  • Work 1989-2002, a release by the electronic music duo Orbital
  • "Work" (Ciara song), a single by Ciara
  • "Work" (Jars of Clay song), a song by Jars of Clay
  • "Work" (Jimmy Eat World song), a song by the rock band Jimmy Eat World
  • "Work", a song by Bob Marley from his album Uprising
  • "Work" (Kelly Rowland song), a single by Kelly Rowland
  • "Work" (The Saturdays song), a song by British pop group The Saturdays
  • Work Work, a song by N Dubz
  • Work (album), an album by Shout Out Louds

Name

  • Weorc or Work (Anglo-Saxon leader) who gave his name to Workington or 'Weorc-inga-tun', meaning the 'tun' (settlement) of the 'Weorcingas' (the people of Weorc or Work)

Working may refer to:

See also

  • Labour (disambiguation)
  • The Works (disambiguation)
  • Works (disambiguation)

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  • Work — (w[^u]rk), n. [OE. work, werk, weorc, AS. weorc, worc; akin to OFries. werk, wirk, OS., D., & G. werk, OHG. werc, werah, Icel. & Sw. verk, Dan. v[ae]rk, Goth. gawa[ u]rki, Gr. e rgon, [digamma]e rgon, work, re zein to do, o rganon an instrument,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Work — (w[^u]rk), v. t. 1. To labor or operate upon; to give exertion and effort to; to prepare for use, or to utilize, by labor. [1913 Webster] He could have told them of two or three gold mines, and a silver mine, and given the reason why they forbare …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Work — (w[^u]rk), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Worked} (w[^u]rkt), or {Wrought} (r[add]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Working}.] [AS. wyrcean (imp. worthe, wrohte, p. p. geworht, gewroht); akin to OFries. werka, wirka, OS. wirkian, D. werken, G. wirken, Icel. verka,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Work to Do — is a 1972 funk song by The Isley Brothers, released on their T Neck imprint. The song, written and produced by the group, was issued on their 1972 album, Brother, Brother, Brother , and charted at #51 pop and #11 R B upon its initial charting.… …   Wikipedia

  • work — I. noun Etymology: Middle English werk, work, from Old English werc, weorc; akin to Old High German werc work, Greek ergon, Avestan varəzem activity Date: before 12th century 1. activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • work — See: ALL IN A DAY S WORK, ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL BOY, AT WORK, BUSY WORK, IN THE WORKS, MAKE SHORT WORK OF, MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK, SHOOT THE WORKS, THE WORKS, IN THE WORKS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Work-in — A work in is a form of direct action, where a group of workers whose jobs are under threat resolve to remain in their place of employment and continue producing without pay. The intention is usually to show that their place of work still has long …   Wikipedia

  • work on — also[work upon] {v.} 1. Have an effect on; influence. * /Some pills work on the nerves and make people feel more relaxed./ 2. To try to influence or convince. * /Senator Smith worked on the other committee members to vote for the bill./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • work on — also[work upon] {v.} 1. Have an effect on; influence. * /Some pills work on the nerves and make people feel more relaxed./ 2. To try to influence or convince. * /Senator Smith worked on the other committee members to vote for the bill./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • work in — {v.} 1. To rub in. * /The nurse told Mary to put some cream on her skin and to work it in gently with her fingers./ 2. To slip in; mix in; put in; * /When Mary was planning the show, she worked a part in for her friend Susan./ …   Dictionary of American idioms


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