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Works Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • performance of moral or religious acts; "salvation by deeds"; "the reward for good works"
  • buildings for carrying on industrial labor; "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"
  • the internal mechanism of a device
  • everything available; usually preceded by `the''; "we saw the whole shebang"; "a hotdog with the works"; "we took on the whole caboodle"; "for $10 you get the full treatment"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • buildings for carrying on industrial labor; "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles" ,
  • everything available; usually preceded by `the'; "we saw the whole shebang"; "a hotdog with the works"; "we took on the whole caboodle"; "for $10 you get the full treatment" ,
  • performance of moral or religious acts; "salvation by deeds"; "the reward for good works" ,
  • the internal mechanism of a device

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Works'


  • Works: Works may refer to: Works of art , aesthetic physical item or artistic creation, principally to tangible, portable forms of visual art ...
  • Public works: Public works (or internal improvements historically in the United States are a broad category of infrastructure projects, financed and ...

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'Works' example sentence in quotations


* Billy Sometimes I feel like an idiot. But I am an idiot, so it kinda works out. - Billy Madison

* The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. - Scott Adams

* The price works so well, so efficiently, that we are not aware of it most of the time. - Milton Friedman


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Works Sample Sentences in News


  • Illinois Tool Works Beats Q3 Earnings, Raises 2014 Outlook
    Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) reported earnings from continuing operations of $1.28 per share for third-quarter 2014. The bottom line increased 42.2% year over year and surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate ... Read more on this news related to 'Works'
  • Illinois Tool Works beats Street 3Q forecasts
    On a per-share basis, the Glenview, Illinois-based company said it had profit of $1.34. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, were $1.28 per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. ... Read more on this news related to 'Works'
  • Illinois Tool Works profit up, raises outlook
    Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) raised its 2014 profit outlook Tuesday, and the diversified manufacturer reported third-quarter earnings rose 17% as most of its business segments posted revenue growth and margins strengthened. Read more on this news related to 'Works'

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