work

(redirected from works)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to works: Microsoft Works, Works cited

Work

1. To perform a task, especially in exchange for compensation or the potential for profit. Working is necessary for any economy to function.

2. See: Job.

work

see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.

work

see JOB.
References in periodicals archive ?
Nevertheless it is fruitful--and perhaps even necessary--to take up the show's invitation to rethink the links between artists and works, to shake off the often-deadening effects of traditional categorizations in the name of alternative futures.
Landlords need to see plans showing exactly what work is being done.
The process works best when our staff stays out of the way.
Regularly and directly assists a proprietor, other executive or administrator; or perform, under only general supervision, specialized work requiring specialized training, experience or knowledge; or executes, under only general supervision, special assignments and tasks.
Johnson makes some interesting observations about work and family life among the women she interviews.
The dilution of male labour by female labour during the First World War left the identification between skilled work and masculinity less sure.
He continued to work hard with the company while looking around for clients to pay him "real money" for his services.
The MoCA also turned to domestic institutions of higher education for intellectual support by re-establishing social work education programs that had briefly existed in some universities prior to 1949.
Fukunishi (1999) compared traumatic digit amputation (not limited to work injuries) and burn injury groups, and reported that PTSD was more common in the burn group (35%) as compared to the amputation group (18.
For instance, in San Francisco we've found that more than half of those interested in work want to do something very different from what they did before disability.
With Locals Online, the local's staff can share the work.