Work Synonyms and Antonyms

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Term Definition
Antonyms: laze, idle, slug, stagnate (verb)

be idle; exist in a changeless situation.

do work (verb)

be employed.

piece of work (noun)

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

act (verb)

have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected.

employment (noun)

the occupation for which you are paid.

study (noun)

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

function, operate, run, go (verb)

perform as expected when applied.

Antonyms: malfunction, misfunction (verb)

fail to function or function improperly.

work on, process (verb)

shape, form, or improve a material.

workplace (noun)

a place where work is done.

exercise, work out (verb)

give a workout to.

body of work, oeuvre (noun)

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

make (verb)

proceed along a path.

make for, wreak, bring, play (verb)

cause to happen or to occur as a consequence.

put to work (verb)

cause to work.

crop, cultivate (verb)

prepare for crops.

act upon, influence (verb)

have and exert influence or effect.

SHAPE, mould, mold, form, forge (verb)

make something, usually for a specific function.

knead (verb)

make uniform.

exploit (verb)

use or manipulate to one's advantage.

figure out, puzzle out, solve, lick, work out (verb)

find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of.

ferment (verb)

cause to undergo fermentation.

sour, ferment, turn (verb)

go sour or spoil.

Nearby Terms

wordfinder (noun)
a thesaurus organized to help you find the word you want but cannot think of

wordily (adverb)
in a verbose manner

wordiness (noun)
boring verbosity

wording (noun)
the manner in which something is expressed in words

wordless (adjective satellite)
expressed without speech

wordlessly (adverb)
without speaking

wordmonger (noun)
a writer who uses language carelessly or pretentiously with little regard for meaning

WordNet (noun)
any of the machine-readable lexical databases modeled after the Princeton WordNet

wordplay (noun)
a humorous play on words

words (noun)
the words that are spoken

words per minute (noun)
the rate at which words are produced (as in speaking or typing)

wordsmith (noun)
a fluent and prolific writer

Wordsworth (noun)
a romantic English poet whose work was inspired by the Lake District where he spent most of his life (1770-1850)

Wordsworthian (adjective)
in the manner of William Wordsworth

wordy (adjective satellite)
using or containing too many words