Works Definition

noun

Plural form of work.

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(plural only) A mechanism or machine; the means by which something happens.

A stray wrench can really gum up the works.
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(plural only) A factory or factories, or similar collection(s) of buildings.

The steel works almost fills the valley.
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(plural only, with "the") Everything or everything that is available or possible; especially, all available toppings on food.

I'll have a Behemoth Burger with the works.
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(plural only, with "the") Drastic treatment; abuse; the axe (dismissal).

Why did Constantinople get the works?
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Synonyms:
employmentsobligationscommitmentstasksperformancesproductionsvocationsoperationstransactionsexertionscallingsoccupationstrialseffortsprofessions
Antonyms:
dalliancesrelaxationsslothsfailureslossestruanciesvacationsloavesentertainmentspastimesfuns
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verb

Third-person singular simple present indicative form of work.

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