English to Binisaya - Cebuano Dictionary and Thesaurus.

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Word - rootword - affixes
gibuhat - buhat - gi-~
gi.bu.hat. - 3 syllables

gi- = gibuhat
gibuhat

gibuhat [gi.bú.hat.] : created (adj.); done (adj.); made (adj.); toiled (adj.)
buhat [bú.hat.] : deed (n.); compose (v.); create (v.); make (v.); moil (v.); work (v.)

Derivatives of buhat


Glosses:
create
v. (creation)1. create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ beget, father, sire, engender, mother, bring forth, generate, getmake children.; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
~ procreate, reproduce, multiplyhave offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant.; "The Bible tells people to procreate"
~ regenerateform or produce anew.; "regenerate hatred"
~ clearmake a way or path by removing objects.; "Clear a path through the dense forest"
~ distil, distill, extractextract by the process of distillation.; "distill the essence of this compound"
~ educe, derivedevelop or evolve from a latent or potential state.
~ spume, froth, sudsmake froth or foam and become bubbly.; "The river foamed"
~ lay down, establish, makeinstitute, enact, or establish.; "make laws"
~ puncturemake by piercing.; "puncture a hole"
~ twinemake by twisting together or intertwining.; "twine a rope"
~ cleavemake by cutting into.; "The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock"
~ trackmake tracks upon.
~ institute, bringadvance or set forth in court.; "bring charges"; "institute proceedings"
~ short, short-circuitcreate a short circuit in.
~ re-createcreate anew.; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"
~ grindcreated by grinding.; "grind designs into the glass bowl"
~ bring forth, generatebring into existence.; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"; "The computer generated this image"; "The earthquake generated a tsunami"
~ initiate, originate, startbring into being.; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
~ yield, givecause to happen or be responsible for.; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
~ make for, wreak, bring, work, playcause to happen or to occur as a consequence.; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
~ bring up, call down, conjure, conjure up, invoke, call forth, arouse, put forward, evoke, stir, raisesummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic.; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
~ create by mental act, create mentallycreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands.
~ create, makecreate by artistic means.; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
~ actualise, actualize, realize, substantiate, realisemake real or concrete; give reality or substance to.; "our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
~ cause, do, makegive rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally.; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
~ establish, givebring about.; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
~ turn in, put oncarry out (performances).; "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game"
~ bear, turn outbring forth,.; "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"
~ create from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch.
~ build, construct, makemake by combining materials and parts.; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
~ build, establishbuild or establish something abstract.; "build a reputation"
~ assemble, put together, tack together, piece, set up, tackcreate by putting components or members together.; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"
~ stylemake consistent with a certain fashion or style.; "Style my hair"; "style the dress"
~ strikeproduce by ignition or a blow.; "strike fire from the flintstone"; "strike a match"
~ re-create, copymake a replica of.; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"
~ create verballycreate with or from words.
~ compose, writewrite music.; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
~ choreographcompose a sequence of dance steps, often to music.; "Balanchine choreographed many pieces to Stravinsky's music"
~ directguide the actors in (plays and films).
~ filmrecord in film.; "The coronation was filmed"
~ film-makemake films; be a film maker.
~ recreatecreate anew.; "she recreated the feeling of the 1920's with her stage setting"
~ offsetcreate an offset in.; "offset a wall"
~ scrapemake by scraping.; "They scraped a letter into the stone"
~ produce, bring forthbring forth or yield.; "The tree would not produce fruit"
~ give rise, bring about, producecause to happen, occur or exist.; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
~ presscreate by pressing.; "Press little holes into the soft clay"
~ prepareto prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery.; "prepare a report"; "prepare a speech"
~ cutform or shape by cutting or incising.; "cut paper dolls"
~ cutform by probing, penetrating, or digging.; "cut a hole"; "cut trenches"; "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"
~ raisecreate a disturbance, especially by making a great noise.; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
~ beatmake by pounding or trampling.; "beat a path through the forest"
~ chopform or shape by chopping.; "chop a hole in the ground"
~ manufacturecreate or produce in a mechanical way.; "This novelist has been manufacturing his books following his initial success"
~ shell, blastcreate by using explosives.; "blast a passage through the mountain"
~ arouse, elicit, evoke, provoke, enkindle, kindle, fire, raisecall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses).; "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
~ incorporateform a corporation.
~ form, organize, organisecreate (as an entity).; "social groups form everywhere"; "They formed a company"
v. (creation)2. createbring into existence.; "The company was created 25 years ago"; "He created a new movement in painting"
~ reinventbring back into existence.; "The candidate reinvented the concept of national health care so that he would get elected"
~ developmake something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation.; "Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather"; "They developed a new technique"
~ carve outestablish or create through painstaking effort.; "She carved out a reputation among her male colleagues"
v. (creation)3. createpursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity.; "Don't disturb him--he is creating"
~ drawengage in drawing.; "He spent the day drawing in the garden"
~ paintmake a painting.; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
~ buildbe engaged in building.; "These architects build in interesting and new styles"
~ act, moveperform an action, or work out or perform (an action).; "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
v. (social)4. createinvest with a new title, office, or rank.; "Create one a peer"
~ appoint, chargeassign a duty, responsibility or obligation to.; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
v. (creation)5. create, makecreate by artistic means.; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ do, makecreate or design, often in a certain way.; "Do my room in blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"
~ produce, create, makecreate or manufacture a man-made product.; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
~ designcreate the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner.; "Chanel designed the famous suit"
~ designcreate designs.; "Dupont designs for the house of Chanel"
v. (creation)6. create, make, producecreate or manufacture a man-made product.; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
~ breedcause to procreate (animals).; "She breeds dogs"
~ redo, refashion, remake, make overmake new.; "She is remaking her image"
~ prefabricateproduce synthetically, artificially, or stereotypically and unoriginally.
~ underproduceproduce below capacity or demand.; "The East German factories were underproducing for many years"
~ outputto create or manufacture a specific amount.; "the computer is outputting the data from the job I'm running"
~ pulse, pulsateproduce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses.; "pulse waves"; "a transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube"
~ clap together, clap up, slap togethermake hastily and carelessly.
~ custom-make, customise, customize, tailor-makemake to specifications.; "I had this desk custom-made for me"
~ dummy, dummy upmake a dummy of.; "dummy up the books that are to be published"
~ turn outproduce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery.; "This factory turns out saws"
~ machinemake by machinery.; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars"
~ churn outproduce something at a fast rate.; "He churns out papers, but they are all about the same topic"
~ overproduceproduce in excess.; "The country overproduces cars"
~ elaborateproduce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product.; "The bee elaborates honey"
~ put output out considerable effort.; "He put out the same for seven managers"
~ laminatecreate laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material.
~ bootlegproduce or distribute illegally.; "bootleg tapes of the diva's singing"
~ generateproduce (energy).; "We can't generate enough power for the entire city"; "The hydroelectric plant needs to generate more electricity"
~ generate, yield, render, give, returngive or supply.; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
~ create, makecreate by artistic means.; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
~ extrude, squeeze outform or shape by forcing through an opening.; "extrude steel"
~ smeltextract (metals) by heating.
~ reproducemake a copy or equivalent of.; "reproduce the painting"
~ preassemble, prefabricateto manufacture sections of (a building), especially in a factory, so that they can be easily transported to and rapidly assembled on a building site of buildings.
~ fudge together, throw togetherproduce shoddily, without much attention to detail.
~ print, publishput into print.; "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed"
~ confectmake or construct.
~ proofmake or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset.
~ burn, cutcreate by duplicating data.; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
done
adj. 1. done, through, through withhaving finished or arrived at completion.; "certain to make history before he's done"; "it's a done deed"; "after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up"; "almost through with his studies"
~ finishedended or brought to an end.; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript"
adj. 2. donecooked until ready to serve.
~ cookedhaving been prepared for eating by the application of heat.
made
adj. 1. madeproduced by a manufacturing process.; "bought some made goods at the local store; rope and nails"
~ ready-mademade for purchase and immediate use.
adj. 2. made(of a bed) having the sheets and blankets set in order.; "a neatly made bed"
adj. 3. madesuccessful or assured of success.; "now I am a made man forever"
~ successfulhaving succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome.; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"
toil
n. (act)1. labor, labour, toilproductive work (especially physical work done for wages).; "his labor did not require a great deal of skill"
~ ropingcapturing cattle or horses with a lasso.
~ workactivity directed toward making or doing something.; "she checked several points needing further work"
~ corveeunpaid labor (as for the maintenance of roads) required by a lord of his vassals in lieu of taxes.
~ donkeywork, drudgery, plodding, grindhard monotonous routine work.
~ elbow grease, exertion, effort, travail, sweatuse of physical or mental energy; hard work.; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
~ hunting, huntthe work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts.
~ hackworkprofessional work done according to formula.
~ haymakingcutting grass and curing it to make hay.
~ manual labor, manual labourlabor done with the hands.
~ overwork, overworkingthe act of working too much or too long.; "he became ill from overwork"
~ slaverywork done under harsh conditions for little or no pay.
v. (social)2. dig, drudge, fag, grind, labor, labour, moil, toil, travailwork hard.; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
~ do work, workbe employed.; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
compose
v. (stative)1. composeform the substance of.; "Greed and ambition composed his personality"
~ constitute, make up, comprise, be, representform or compose.; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"
v. (creation)2. compose, writewrite music.; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
~ musican artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner.
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ counterpointwrite in counterpoint.; "Bach perfected the art of counterpointing"
~ set to musicwrite (music) for (a text).
~ arrange, setadapt for performance in a different way.; "set this poem to music"
~ scorewrite a musical score for.
~ melodise, melodizesupply a melody for.
~ harmonise, harmonizewrite a harmony for.
~ instrumentate, instrumentwrite an instrumental score for.
v. (creation)3. compose, indite, pen, writeproduce a literary work.; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
~ authorship, penning, writing, compositionthe act of creating written works.; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
~ drawwrite a legal document or paper.; "The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office"
~ create verballycreate with or from words.
~ lyricwrite lyrics for (a song).
~ write about, write of, write onwrite about a particular topic.; "Snow wrote about China"
~ profilewrite about.; "The author of this article profiles a famous painter"
~ paragraphwrite paragraphs; work as a paragrapher.
~ paragraphwrite about in a paragraph.; "All her friends were paragraphed in last Monday's paper"
~ spell, writewrite or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word).; "He spelled the word wrong in this letter"
~ write offwrite something fluently, and without hesitation.
~ dash off, fling off, scratch off, toss off, knock offwrite quickly.; "She dashed off a note to her husband saying she would not be home for supper"; "He scratched off a thank-you note to the hostess"
~ rewriterewrite so as to make fit to suit a new or different purpose.; "re-write a play for use in schools"
~ write copywrite for commercial publications.; "She writes copy for Harper's Bazaar"
~ dramatise, dramatize, adoptput into dramatic form.; "adopt a book for a screenplay"
~ draft, outlinedraw up an outline or sketch for something.; "draft a speech"
~ poetise, poetize, verse, versifycompose verses or put into verse.; "He versified the ancient saga"
~ authorbe the author of.; "She authored this play"
~ annotate, footnoteadd explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments.; "The scholar annotated the early edition of a famous novel"
~ reference, citerefer to.; "he referenced his colleagues' work"
~ publish, writehave (one's written work) issued for publication.; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"
~ write out, write upput into writing; write in complete form.; "write out a contract"
~ scriptwrite a script for.; "The playwright scripted the movie"
v. (creation)4. compile, composeput together out of existing material.; "compile a list"
~ cobble together, cobble upput together hastily.
~ anthologise, anthologizecompile an anthology.
~ catalog, cataloguemake a catalogue, compile a catalogue.; "She spends her weekends cataloguing"
~ makemake by shaping or bringing together constituents.; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
v. (emotion)5. composecalm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet.; "She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult"
~ calm, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm down, quiet, quieten, lullmake calm or still.; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
v. (cognition)6. compose, draw up, framemake up plans or basic details for.; "frame a policy"
~ planmake plans for something.; "He is planning a trip with his family"
create
make
n. (cognition)1. brand, makea recognizable kind.; "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?"
~ kind, sort, form, varietya category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality.; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
n. (act)2. make, shuffle, shufflingthe act of mixing cards haphazardly.
~ reorderinga rearrangement in a different order.
~ reshuffling, reshuffleshuffling again.; "the gambler demanded a reshuffle"
~ riffleshuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners.
~ card game, cardsa game played with playing cards.
v. (social)3. do, makeengage in.; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"
~ makeperform or carry out.; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call"
~ overdo, exaggeratedo something to an excessive degree.; "He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups"
v. (change)4. get, makegive certain properties to something.; "get someone mad"; "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at the meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This invention will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself clear"
~ rendercause to become.; "The shot rendered her immobile"
~ get, let, havecause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.; "He got his squad on the ball"; "This let me in for a big surprise"; "He got a girl into trouble"
~ alter, change, modifycause to change; make different; cause a transformation.; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
~ leaveact or be so as to become in a specified state.; "The inflation left them penniless"; "The president's remarks left us speechless"
v. (communication)5. cause, get, have, induce, make, stimulatecause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"
~ decidecause to decide.; "This new development finally decided me!"
~ persuadecause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm.; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
~ bringinduce or persuade.; "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"
~ solicitincite, move, or persuade to some act of lawlessness or insubordination.; "He was accused of soliciting his colleagues to destroy the documents"
~ encouragespur on.; "His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife"
~ letactively cause something to happen.; "I let it be known that I was not interested"
~ leadcause to undertake a certain action.; "Her greed led her to forge the checks"
~ instigate, prompt, inspireserve as the inciting cause of.; "She prompted me to call my relatives"
~ suborninduce to commit perjury or give false testimony.; "The President tried to suborn false witnesses"
~ compel, obligate, obligeforce somebody to do something.; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
v. (creation)6. cause, do, makegive rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally.; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
~ shape, determine, influence, regulate, moldshape or influence; give direction to.; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ initiate, pioneertake the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of.; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
~ effect, effectuate, set upproduce.; "The scientists set up a shock wave"
~ makecompel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way.; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
~ occasiongive occasion to.
~ call forth, evoke, kick up, provokeevoke or provoke to appear or occur.; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
~ breed, engender, spawncall forth.
~ incite, motivate, prompt, actuate, propel, movegive an incentive for action.; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
~ impel, forceurge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate.
~ facilitateincrease the likelihood of (a response).; "The stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse"
v. (cognition)7. draw, makemake, formulate, or derive in the mind.; "I draw a line here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?"
~ makecalculate as being.; "I make the height about 100 feet"
~ create by mental act, create mentallycreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands.
v. (creation)8. makecompel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way.; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
~ cause, do, makegive rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally.; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
~ drivecompel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment.; "She finally drove him to change jobs"
v. (possession)9. bring in, clear, earn, gain, make, pull in, realise, realize, take inearn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
~ makeact in a certain way so as to acquire.; "make friends"; "make enemies"
~ acquire, getcome into the possession of something concrete or abstract.; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"
~ squeeze out, eke outmake by laborious and precarious means.; "He eked out a living as a painter"
~ turn a profit, profitmake a profit; gain money or materially.; "The company has not profited from the merger"
~ rake offtake money from an illegal transaction.
~ take home, bring homeearn as a salary or wage.; "How much does your wife take home after taxes and other deductions?"
~ rake in, shovel inearn large sums of money.; "Since she accepted the new position, she has been raking it in"
~ net, sack up, sack, clearmake as a net profit.; "The company cleared $1 million"
~ grossearn before taxes, expenses, etc..
~ pay, bear, yieldbring in.; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
v. (creation)10. do, makecreate or design, often in a certain way.; "Do my room in blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"
~ create, makecreate by artistic means.; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
v. (stative)11. constitute, form, maketo compose or represent:.; "This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
~ constitute, make up, comprise, be, representform or compose.; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"
~ chelateform a chelate, in chemistry.
~ addconstitute an addition.; "This paper will add to her reputation"
v. (motion)12. get to, make, progress to, reachreach a goal, e.g.,.; "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade"
~ achieve, attain, accomplish, reachto gain with effort.; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
v. (stative)13. makebe or be capable of being changed or made into.; "He makes a great host"; "He will make a fine father"
~ becomecome into existence.; "What becomes has duration"
v. (creation)14. makemake by shaping or bringing together constituents.; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
~ compile, composeput together out of existing material.; "compile a list"
~ compileuse a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed.
~ create from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch.
~ fabricate, manufacture, constructput together out of artificial or natural components or parts.; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys"; "He manufactured a popular cereal"
~ fashion, forgemake out of components (often in an improvising manner).; "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
~ coopermake barrels and casks.
v. (creation)15. makeperform or carry out.; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call"
~ perform, do, executecarry out or perform an action.; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
~ payrender.; "pay a visit"; "pay a call"
~ do, makeengage in.; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"
v. (creation)16. build, construct, makemake by combining materials and parts.; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
~ customise, customizemake according to requirements.; "customize a car"
~ revetconstruct a revetment.
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ dry-wallconstruct with drywall.; "dry-wall the basement of the house"
~ lockbuild locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels.
~ wattlebuild of or with wattle.
~ frame up, frameconstruct by fitting or uniting parts together.
~ rebuild, reconstructbuild again.; "The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb"
~ groinbuild with groins.; "The ceiling was groined"
~ cantileverconstruct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed.; "Frank Lloyd Wright liked to cantilever his buildings"
~ erect, put up, set up, rear, raiseconstruct, build, or erect.; "Raise a barn"
~ buildbe engaged in building.; "These architects build in interesting and new styles"
~ corduroybuild (a road) from logs laid side by side.
~ channelise, channelizemake a channel for; provide with a channel.; "channelize the country for better transportation"
v. (change)17. makechange from one form into another.; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks"
~ alter, change, modifycause to change; make different; cause a transformation.; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
v. (body)18. makeact in a certain way so as to acquire.; "make friends"; "make enemies"
~ behave, act, dobehave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself.; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
~ earn, realise, bring in, pull in, realize, gain, make, take in, clearearn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
~ get, have, makeachieve a point or goal.; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"
v. (social)19. make, name, nominatecharge with a function; charge to be.; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"
~ renamename again or anew.; "He was renamed Minister of the Interior"
~ appoint, chargeassign a duty, responsibility or obligation to.; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
v. (possession)20. get, have, makeachieve a point or goal.; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"
~ makeact in a certain way so as to acquire.; "make friends"; "make enemies"
~ rack up, score, tally, hitgain points in a game.; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
v. (motion)21. arrive at, attain, gain, hit, make, reachreach a destination, either real or abstract.; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
~ go, locomote, move, travelchange location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically.; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
~ catch upreach the point where one should be after a delay.; "I caught up on my homework"
~ surmount, scalereach the highest point of.; "We scaled the Mont Blanc"
~ get at, accessreach or gain access to.; "How does one access the attic in this house?"; "I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof"
~ bottom outreach the low point.; "Prices bottomed out and started to rise again after a while"
~ peak, top outto reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity.; "That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929"; "Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million"
~ summit, breastreach the summit (of a mountain).; "They breasted the mountain"; "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit"
~ topreach or ascend the top of.; "The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"
~ makereach in time.; "We barely made the plane"
~ makereach in time.; "We barely made the plane"
~ findsucceed in reaching; arrive at.; "The arrow found its mark"
~ culminatereach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body.
~ come through, get throughsucceed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems.; "We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister"
~ run aground, groundhit or reach the ground.
v. (cognition)22. establish, lay down, makeinstitute, enact, or establish.; "make laws"
~ set, markestablish as the highest level or best performance.; "set a record"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
v. (social)23. makecarry out or commit.; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas"
~ commit, perpetrate, pullperform an act, usually with a negative connotation.; "perpetrate a crime"; "pull a bank robbery"
v. (social)24. makeform by assembling individuals or constituents.; "Make a quorum"
~ get together, assemble, gatherget people together.; "assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members"
~ makeadd up to.; "four and four make eight"
v. (creation)25. give, have, hold, make, throworganize or be responsible for.; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
~ directbe in charge of.
v. (change)26. make, make upput in order or neaten.; "make the bed"; "make up a room"
~ clean up, neaten, square away, tidy, tidy up, straighten, straighten output (things or places) in order.; "Tidy up your room!"
~ makegather and light the materials for.; "make a fire"
v. (motion)27. make, takehead into a specified direction.; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains"
~ headto go or travel towards.; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"
v. (body)28. ca-ca, crap, defecate, make, shit, stool, take a crap, take a shithave a bowel movement.; "The dog had made in the flower beds"
~ make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, piss, relieve oneself, spend a penny, take a leak, wee, wee-wee, piddle, urinate, puddle, makeeliminate urine.; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"
~ egest, excrete, eliminate, passeliminate from the body.; "Pass a kidney stone"
~ dungdefecate; used of animals.
v. (stative)29. makeundergo fabrication or creation.; "This wool makes into a nice sweater"
~ changeundergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature.; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
v. (stative)30. makebe suitable for.; "Wood makes good furniture"
~ behave the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun).; "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
v. (stative)31. makeadd up to.; "four and four make eight"
~ arithmeticthe branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations.
~ makeform by assembling individuals or constituents.; "Make a quorum"
~ number, total, amount, add up, comeadd up in number or quantity.; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
~ makeamount to.; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living"
v. (stative)32. makeamount to.; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living"
~ amountbe tantamount or equivalent to.; "Her action amounted to a rebellion"
~ makeadd up to.; "four and four make eight"
v. (stative)33. makeconstitute the essence of.; "Clothes make the man"
~ constitute, make up, comprise, be, representform or compose.; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"
v. (perception)34. makeappear to begin an activity.; "He made to speak but said nothing in the end"; "She made as if to say hello to us"
~ appear, seem, lookgive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect.; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"
v. (motion)35. make, workproceed along a path.; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
~ clawmove as if by clawing, seizing, or digging.; "They clawed their way to the top of the mountain"
~ jostlemake one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving.; "We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform"
~ go across, pass, go throughgo across or through.; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind"
~ bushwhackcut one's way through the woods or bush.
~ workproceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity.; "work your way through every problem or task"; "She was working on her second martini when the guests arrived"; "Start from the bottom and work towards the top"
v. (motion)36. makereach in time.; "We barely made the plane"
~ arrive at, reach, attain, gain, hit, makereach a destination, either real or abstract.; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
~ arrive at, reach, attain, gain, hit, makereach a destination, either real or abstract.; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
v. (creation)37. makegather and light the materials for.; "make a fire"
~ make up, makeput in order or neaten.; "make the bed"; "make up a room"
~ create from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch.
~ ready, cook, prepare, fix, makeprepare for eating by applying heat.; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
v. (creation)38. cook, fix, make, prepare, readyprepare for eating by applying heat.; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
~ preserve, keepprevent (food) from rotting.; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"
~ dress out, dresskill and prepare for market or consumption.; "dress a turkey"
~ create from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch.
~ deglazedissolve cooking juices or solid food in (a pan) by adding liquid and stirring.
~ escallop, scallopbake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top.
~ flambepour liquor over and ignite (a dish).
~ put onput on the stove or ready for cooking.; "put on the tea, please!"
~ devilcoat or stuff with a spicy paste.; "devilled eggs"
~ precookcook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long.; "precook the rice"
~ whip up, whomp upprepare or cook quickly or hastily.
~ cook up, concoctprepare or cook by mixing ingredients.; "concoct a strange mixture"
~ lardprepare or cook with lard.; "lard meat"
~ makegather and light the materials for.; "make a fire"
v. (contact)39. make, score, seduceinduce to have sex.; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally"
~ persuadecause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm.; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
~ seducelure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct.; "She was seduced by the temptation of easy money and started to work in a massage parlor"
~ be intimate, bonk, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, get laid, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, lie with, make love, roll in the hay, screw, sleep together, sleep with, hump, jazz, bed, love, bang, make out, knowhave sexual intercourse with.; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
v. (communication)40. makeassure the success of.; "A good review by this critic will make your play!"
~ assure, ensure, guarantee, insure, securemake certain of.; "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
v. (communication)41. make, make believe, pretendrepresent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like.; "She makes like an actress"
~ dissemble, feign, pretend, sham, affectmake believe with the intent to deceive.; "He feigned that he was ill"; "He shammed a headache"
~ go through the motionspretend to do something by acting as if one was really doing it.; "She isn't really working--she's just going through the motions"
~ act, play, representplay a role or part.; "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master"
v. (cognition)42. makeconsider as being.; "It wasn't the problem some people made it"
~ consider, regard, view, reckon, seedeem to be.; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
~ makecalculate as being.; "I make the height about 100 feet"
v. (cognition)43. makecalculate as being.; "I make the height about 100 feet"
~ estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).; "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
~ makeconsider as being.; "It wasn't the problem some people made it"
~ draw, makemake, formulate, or derive in the mind.; "I draw a line here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?"
v. (change)44. makecause to be enjoyable or pleasurable.; "make my day"
~ alter, change, modifycause to change; make different; cause a transformation.; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
v. (change)45. makefavor the development of.; "Practice makes the winner"
~ developgenerate gradually.; "We must develop more potential customers"; "develop a market for the new mobile phone"
v. (change)46. makedevelop into.; "He will make a splendid father!"
~ grow, developgrow emotionally or mature.; "The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten"; "When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior"
v. (body)47. makebehave in a certain way.; "make merry"
~ behave, act, dobehave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself.; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
v. (body)48. make, make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, piddle, piss, puddle, relieve oneself, spend a penny, take a leak, urinate, wee, wee-weeeliminate urine.; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"
~ urinatepass after the manner of urine.; "The sick men urinated blood"
~ wetmake one's bed or clothes wet by urinating.; "This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
~ staleurinate, of cattle and horses.
~ egest, excrete, eliminate, passeliminate from the body.; "Pass a kidney stone"
~ ca-ca, crap, defecate, take a crap, take a shit, shit, stool, makehave a bowel movement.; "The dog had made in the flower beds"
moil
v. (motion)1. boil, churn, moil, roilbe agitated.; "the sea was churning in the storm"
~ seethe, rollboil vigorously.; "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"
~ movemove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion.; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
v. (change)2. moilmoisten or soil.; "Her tears moiled the letter"
~ smearstain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance.
work
n. (act)1. workactivity directed toward making or doing something.; "she checked several points needing further work"
~ lavation, washing, washthe work of cleansing (usually with soap and water).
~ activityany specific behavior.; "they avoided all recreational activity"
~ actionthe most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field.; "the action is no longer in technology stocks but in municipal bonds"; "gawkers always try to get as close to the action as possible"
~ joba damaging piece of work.; "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"
~ jobthe performance of a piece of work.; "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"
~ procedure, operationa process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work.; "the operations in building a house"; "certain machine tool operations"
~ servicework done by one person or group that benefits another.; "budget separately for goods and services"
~ polishing, shiningthe work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it.; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"; "every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing"
~ heavy liftingdifficult work.; "the boss hoped the plan would succeed but he wasn't willing to do the heavy lifting"
~ housewiferythe work of a housewife.
~ housekeeping, houseworkthe work of cleaning and running a house.
~ ironingthe work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles.
~ busywork, make-workactive work of little value.; "while he was waiting he filled the days with busywork"
~ loggingthe work of cutting down trees for timber.
~ loose end, unfinished businesswork that is left incomplete.
~ nightworkwork to be done at night.
~ paperworkwork that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc..
~ social service, welfare workan organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society.
~ toil, labor, labourproductive work (especially physical work done for wages).; "his labor did not require a great deal of skill"
~ subbing, substitutingworking as a substitute for someone who is ill or on leave of absence.
~ investigating, investigationthe work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically.
~ care, tending, attention, aidthe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something.; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
~ dutywork that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons.; "the duties of the job"
~ missionary work, missionthe organized work of a religious missionary.
~ spadeworkdull or routine preliminary work preparing for an undertaking.
~ timeworkwork paid for at a rate per unit of time.
~ project, task, undertaking, laborany piece of work that is undertaken or attempted.; "he prepared for great undertakings"
~ courseworkwork assigned to and done by a student during a course of study; usually it is evaluated as part of the student's grade in the course.
n. (artifact)2. piece of work, worka product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing.; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
~ follow-up, followupa piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work.; "his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with"
~ handcraft, handicraft, handiwork, handworka work produced by hand labor.
~ ironworkwork made of iron (gratings or rails or railings etc).; "the houses had much ornamental ironwork"
~ laceworkwork consisting of (or resembling) lace fabric.
~ lacquerwarea decorative work made of wood and covered with lacquer and often inlaid with ivory or precious metals.
~ leatherworkwork made of leather.
~ chef-d'oeuvre, masterpiecethe most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman.
~ metalworkthe metal parts of something.; "there were bullet holes in the metalwork"
~ openworkornamental work (such as embroidery or latticework) having a pattern of openings.
~ polychromea piece of work composed of or decorated in many colors.
~ product, productionan artifact that has been created by someone or some process.; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production"
~ silverworkdecorative work made of silver.
~ caning, wickerwork, wickerwork made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches).
~ woodworkwork made of wood; especially moldings or stairways or furniture.
~ work in progressa piece of work that is not yet finished.
~ workpiecework consisting of a piece of metal being machined.
~ publicationa copy of a printed work offered for distribution.
n. (act)3. employment, workthe occupation for which you are paid.; "he is looking for employment"; "a lot of people are out of work"
~ coaching, coaching jobthe job of a professional coach.
~ booking, engagementemployment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time.; "the play had bookings throughout the summer"
~ ministrythe work of a minister of religion.; "he is studying for the ministry"
~ sailing, seafaring, navigationthe work of a sailor.
~ work load, workloadwork that a person is expected to do in a specified time.
~ pieceworkwork paid for according to the quantity produced.
~ job, line of work, occupation, business, linethe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money.; "he's not in my line of business"
~ serviceemployment in or work for another.; "he retired after 30 years of service"
~ telecommuting, teleworkingemployment at home while communicating with the workplace by phone or fax or modem.
~ servicesperformance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others.; "the mayor tried to maintain city services"; "the medical services are excellent"
~ public serviceemployment within a government system (especially in the civil service).
~ paper routethe job of delivering newspapers regularly.
n. (cognition)4. study, workapplying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading).; "mastering a second language requires a lot of work"; "no schools offer graduate study in interior design"
~ learning, acquisitionthe cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge.; "the child's acquisition of language"
n. (phenomenon)5. work(physics) a manifestation of energy; the transfer of energy from one physical system to another expressed as the product of a force and the distance through which it moves a body in the direction of that force.; "work equals force times distance"
~ natural philosophy, physicsthe science of matter and energy and their interactions.; "his favorite subject was physics"
~ energy, free energy(physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs.; "energy can take a wide variety of forms"
n. (artifact)6. work, workplacea place where work is done.; "he arrived at work early today"
~ bakehouse, bakery, bakeshopa workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold.
~ beehiveany workplace where people are very busy.
~ brokerage house, brokerageplace where a broker conducts his business.
~ central, telephone exchange, exchangea workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication.
~ colliery, pita workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it.
~ creamerya workplace where dairy products (butter and cheese etc.) are produced or sold.
~ drill siteworkplace that is the site of a drill hole.
~ exchangea workplace for buying and selling; open only to members.
~ farmworkplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit.; "it takes several people to work the farm"
~ fishery, piscarya workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold.
~ fish farma workplace (usually a pond) where fish are raised for food.
~ smithy, forgea workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering.
~ gasworksthe workplace where coal gas is manufactured.
~ glassworksa workplace where glass is made.
~ ironworksthe workplace where iron is smelted or where iron goods are made.
~ joba workplace; as in the expression.; "on the job"
~ lab, laboratory, research lab, research laboratory, science lab, science laboratorya workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
~ laundryworkplace where clothes are washed and ironed.
~ locationa workplace away from a studio at which some or all of a movie may be made.; "they shot the film on location in Nevada"
~ locker rooma room (as at an athletic facility or workplace) where you can change clothes and which contains lockers for the temporary storage of your clothing and personal possessions.
~ lumberyarda workplace where lumber is stocked for sale.
~ oyster bank, oyster bed, oyster parka workplace where oysters are bred and grown.
~ proving grounda workplace for testing new equipment or ideas.
~ rope yard, ropewalkworkplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made.
~ roundhouseworkplace consisting of a circular building for repairing locomotives.
~ shipyarda workplace where ships are built or repaired.
~ shop floorworkplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines.; "the productive work is done on the shop floor"
~ studioworkplace for the teaching or practice of an art.; "she ran a dance studio"; "the music department provided studios for their students"; "you don't need a studio to make a passport photograph"
~ studioworkplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded.
~ tanneryworkplace where skins and hides are tanned.
~ test beda place equipped with instruments for testing (e.g. engines or machinery or computer programs etc.) under working conditions.
~ waterworksworkplace where water is stored and purified and distributed for a community.
~ workshop, shopsmall workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done.
~ geographic point, geographical pointa point on the surface of the Earth.
n. (artifact)7. body of work, oeuvre, workthe total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it).; "he studied the entire Wagnerian oeuvre"; "Picasso's work can be divided into periods"
~ end product, outputfinal product; the things produced.
~ writing(usually plural) the collected work of an author.; "the idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings"
v. (social)8. workexert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity.; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
~ run through, work through, go throughapply thoroughly; think through.; "We worked through an example"
~ mess around, monkey around, muck about, muck around, potter, tinker, monkey, putterdo random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly.; "The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house"
~ carpenterwork as a carpenter.
~ do work, workbe employed.; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
~ clerkwork as a clerk, as in the legal business.
~ pagework as a page.; "He is paging in Congress this summer"
~ waitress, waitserve as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant.; "I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's"
~ pull one's weightdo one's share in a common task.; "Bob has never pulled his weight, and we all have to work harder to make up for his laziness"
~ electioneerwork actively for a political candidate or a party.; "My neighbors are busy electioneering during the Presidential election campaign"
~ assistact as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function.
~ beaver, beaver awaywork hard on something.
~ work at, work onto exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something.; "the child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold"
~ keep one's nose to the grindstone, keep one's shoulder to the wheel, peg away, plug away, slogwork doggedly or persistently.; "She keeps plugging away at her dissertation"
~ busy, occupykeep busy with.; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"
~ collaborate, cooperate, join forces, get togetherwork together on a common enterprise of project.; "The soprano and the pianist did not get together very well"; "We joined forces with another research group"
~ volunteerdo volunteer work.
~ specialise, specializedevote oneself to a special area of work.; "She specializes in honey bees"; "This baker specializes in French bread"
~ ministerwork as a minister.; "She is ministering in an old parish"
~ internwork as an intern.; "The young doctor is interning at the Medical Center this year"
~ skipperwork as the skipper on a vessel.
~ boondoggledo useless, wasteful, or trivial work.
~ scant, skimpwork hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially.
~ whorework as a prostitute.
~ servedevote (part of) one's life or efforts to, as of countries, institutions, or ideas.; "She served the art of music"; "He served the church"; "serve the country"
~ workoperate in a certain place, area, or specialty.; "She works the night clubs"; "The salesman works the Midwest"; "This artist works mostly in acrylics"
v. (social)9. do work, workbe employed.; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
~ servedo duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function.; "He served as head of the department for three years"; "She served in Congress for two terms"
~ bankbe in the banking business.
~ fill, occupy, takeassume, as of positions or roles.; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne"
~ put to work, workcause to work.; "he is working his servants hard"
~ drivework as a driver.; "He drives a bread truck"; "She drives for the taxi company in Newark"
~ tinkerwork as a tinker or tinkerer.
~ servedo military service.; "She served in Vietnam"; "My sons never served, because they are short-sighted"
~ blackleg, fink, scab, rattake the place of work of someone on strike.
~ workexert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity.; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
~ drudge, labour, moil, toil, travail, fag, labor, dig, grindwork hard.; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
~ farmbe a farmer; work as a farmer.; "My son is farming in California"
~ moonlightwork a second job, usually after hours.; "The law student is moonlighting as a taxi driver"
~ jobwork occasionally.; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
~ mantake charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place.; "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
~ break one's back, buckle down, knuckle down, slavework very hard, like a slave.
~ subcontractwork under a subcontract; engage in a subcontract.
~ turn a trickhave a customer, of a prostitute.
~ freelancework independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer.
~ workoperate in a certain place, area, or specialty.; "She works the night clubs"; "The salesman works the Midwest"; "This artist works mostly in acrylics"
v. (social)10. act, workhave an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected.; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
~ make for, wreak, bring, work, playcause to happen or to occur as a consequence.; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
~ bring home the bacon, deliver the goods, succeed, come through, winattain success or reach a desired goal.; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
v. (contact)11. function, go, operate, run, workperform as expected when applied.; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
~ doubledo double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions.; "She doubles as his wife and secretary"
~ rollbegin operating or running.; "The cameras were rolling"; "The presses are already rolling"
~ runbe operating, running or functioning.; "The car is still running--turn it off!"
~ runbe operating, running or functioning.; "The car is still running--turn it off!"
~ cutfunction as a cutting instrument.; "This knife cuts well"
~ workoperate in or through.; "Work the phones"
~ service, servebe used by; as of a utility.; "The sewage plant served the neighboring communities"; "The garage served to shelter his horses"
v. (creation)12. process, work, work onshape, form, or improve a material.; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
~ transform, transmute, transubstantiatechange or alter in form, appearance, or nature.; "This experience transformed her completely"; "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture"; "transubstantiate one element into another"
~ shape, mould, mold, form, forge, workmake something, usually for a specific function.; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
~ hot-workroll, press, forge, or shape (metal) while hot.
~ cold work, coldworkshape (metal) without heat.
~ overworkuse too much.; "This play has been overworked"
~ make over, retread, reworkuse again in altered form.; "retread an old plot"
~ rackwork on a rack.; "rack leather"
~ toolwork with a tool.
~ tillwork land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation.; "till the soil"
v. (body)13. exercise, work, work outgive a workout to.; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"; "this puzzle will exercise your mind"
~ exercise, work outdo physical exercise.; "She works out in the gym every day"
~ exercise, work outdo physical exercise.; "She works out in the gym every day"
~ warm upcause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles.; "The coach warmed up the players before the game"
~ put to work, workcause to work.; "he is working his servants hard"
v. (social)14. workoperate in a certain place, area, or specialty.; "She works the night clubs"; "The salesman works the Midwest"; "This artist works mostly in acrylics"
~ do work, workbe employed.; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
~ workexert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity.; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
v. (social)15. workproceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity.; "work your way through every problem or task"; "She was working on her second martini when the guests arrived"; "Start from the bottom and work towards the top"
~ work, makeproceed along a path.; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
~ go, proceed, movefollow a procedure or take a course.; "We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels"
v. (motion)16. workmove in an agitated manner.; "His fingers worked with tension"
~ move, displacecause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense.; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
v. (creation)17. bring, make for, play, work, wreakcause to happen or to occur as a consequence.; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ work, acthave an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected.; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
v. (social)18. put to work, workcause to work.; "he is working his servants hard"
~ exercise, work, work outgive a workout to.; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"; "this puzzle will exercise your mind"
~ warm upcause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles.; "The coach warmed up the players before the game"
~ apply, employ, use, utilise, utilizeput into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
~ cybernate, computerise, computerizecontrol a function, process, or creation by a computer.; "They computerized the car industry"; "we live in a cybernated age"; "cybernate a factory"
~ rackput on a rack and pinion.; "rack a camera"
~ overwork, exploitwork excessively hard.; "he is exploiting the students"
~ do work, workbe employed.; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
~ do work, workbe employed.; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
v. (creation)19. crop, cultivate, workprepare for crops.; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
~ farming, husbandry, agriculturethe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock.
~ gear up, prepare, ready, set, fix, set upmake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc.; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
~ knead, workmake uniform.; "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft"
~ overcrop, overcultivateto exhaust by excessive cultivation.; "the farmers overcropped the land"
v. (stative)20. workbehave in a certain way when handled.; "This dough does not work easily"; "The soft metal works well"
~ knead, workmake uniform.; "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft"
~ behave the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun).; "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
v. (social)21. act upon, influence, workhave and exert influence or effect.; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"
~ affect, bear upon, bear on, impact, touch on, touchhave an effect upon.; "Will the new rules affect me?"
~ prejudice, prepossessinfluence (somebody's) opinion in advance.
~ imprint, formestablish or impress firmly in the mind.; "We imprint our ideas onto our children"
~ militatehave force or influence; bring about an effect or change.; "Politeness militated against this opinion being expressed"
~ manipulate, pull strings, pull wiresinfluence or control shrewdly or deviously.; "He manipulated public opinion in his favor"
~ colour, colormodify or bias.; "His political ideas color his lectures"
~ swing over, swinginfluence decisively.; "This action swung many votes over to his side"
~ blackjack, blackmail, pressureexert pressure on someone through threats.
~ persuade, sway, carrywin approval or support for.; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"
~ get atinfluence by corruption.
~ fixinfluence an event or its outcome by illegal means.; "fix a race"
~ dominatebe in control.; "Her husband completely dominates her"
v. (social)22. workoperate in or through.; "Work the phones"
~ function, operate, work, run, goperform as expected when applied.; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
~ workcause to operate or function.; "This pilot works the controls"; "Can you work an electric drill?"
~ operate, rundirect or control; projects, businesses, etc..; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
v. (social)23. workcause to operate or function.; "This pilot works the controls"; "Can you work an electric drill?"
~ handle, manage, care, dealbe in charge of, act on, or dispose of.; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
~ workoperate in or through.; "Work the phones"
v. (perception)24. workprovoke or excite.; "The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a frenzy"
~ exploit, workuse or manipulate to one's advantage.; "He exploit the new taxation system"; "She knows how to work the system"; "he works his parents for sympathy"
~ workgratify and charm, usually in order to influence.; "the political candidate worked the crowds"
~ excite, stir, stimulatestir feelings in.; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
v. (emotion)25. workgratify and charm, usually in order to influence.; "the political candidate worked the crowds"
~ bewitch, captivate, charm, enamor, enamour, entrance, trance, becharm, beguile, capture, enchant, fascinate, catchattract; cause to be enamored.; "She captured all the men's hearts"
~ workprovoke or excite.; "The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a frenzy"
v. (creation)26. forge, form, mold, mould, shape, workmake something, usually for a specific function.; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
~ carveform by carving.; "Carve a flower from the ice"
~ swage, upsetform metals with a swage.
~ chipform by chipping.; "They chipped their names in the stone"
~ layermake or form a layer.; "layer the different colored sands"
~ cut outform and create by cutting out.; "Picasso cut out a guitar from a piece of paper"
~ machineturn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery.
~ grindshape or form by grinding.; "grind lenses for glasses and cameras"
~ stampform or cut out with a mold, form, or die.; "stamp needles"
~ puddlesubject to puddling or form by puddling.; "puddle iron"
~ beatshape by beating.; "beat swords into ploughshares"
~ create from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch.
~ preformform or shape beforehand or determine the shape of beforehand.
~ preformform into a shape resembling the final, desired one.
~ moundform into a rounded elevation.; "mound earth"
~ hillform into a hill.
~ roughcastshape roughly.
~ remold, reshapeshape again or shape differently.
~ sintercause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting.
~ mould, mold, castform by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold.; "cast a bronze sculpture"
~ throwmake on a potter's wheel.; "she threw a beautiful teapot"
~ hand-build, handbuild, coilmake without a potter's wheel.; "This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels"
~ work on, work, processshape, form, or improve a material.; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
~ sculpt, sculpturecreate by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material.; "sculpt a swan out of a block of ice"
~ mold, mould, modelform in clay, wax, etc.; "model a head with clay"
v. (contact)27. workmove into or onto.; "work the raisins into the dough"; "the student worked a few jokes into his presentation"; "work the body onto the flatbed truck"
~ stirmix or add by stirring.; "Stir nuts into the dough"
~ move, displacecause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense.; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
v. (contact)28. knead, workmake uniform.; "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft"
~ manipulatehold something in one's hands and move it.
~ proofknead to reach proper lightness.; "proof dough"
~ masticategrind and knead.; "masticate rubber"
~ crop, cultivate, workprepare for crops.; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
~ workbehave in a certain way when handled.; "This dough does not work easily"; "The soft metal works well"
v. (consumption)29. exploit, workuse or manipulate to one's advantage.; "He exploit the new taxation system"; "She knows how to work the system"; "he works his parents for sympathy"
~ apply, employ, use, utilise, utilizeput into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
~ make hayturn to one's advantage.; "The environmentalist lobby made hay of the nuclear plant accident"
~ playuse to one's advantage.; "She plays on her clients' emotions"
~ avail, helptake or use.; "She helped herself to some of the office supplies"
~ prey, feedprofit from in an exploitatory manner.; "He feeds on her insecurity"
~ workprovoke or excite.; "The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a frenzy"
~ useseek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage.; "She uses her influential friends to get jobs"; "The president's wife used her good connections"
v. (cognition)30. figure out, lick, puzzle out, solve, work, work outfind the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of.; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem"
~ understandknow and comprehend the nature or meaning of.; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means"
~ reasonthink logically.; "The children must learn to reason"
~ answer, resolveunderstand the meaning of.; "The question concerning the meaning of life cannot be answered"
~ riddleexplain a riddle.
~ strikearrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing.; "strike a balance"; "strike a bargain"
~ guess, inferguess correctly; solve by guessing.; "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"
~ answergive the correct answer or solution to.; "answer a question"; "answer the riddle"
~ breakfind the solution or key to.; "break the code"
v. (change)31. ferment, workcause to undergo fermentation.; "We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content"; "The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats"
~ convertchange the nature, purpose, or function of something.; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
~ sour, ferment, turn, workgo sour or spoil.; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
~ sour, ferment, turn, workgo sour or spoil.; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
~ vinifyconvert a juice into wine by fermentation.; "vinify grape juice"
v. (change)32. ferment, sour, turn, workgo sour or spoil.; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
~ change state, turnundergo a transformation or a change of position or action.; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
~ ferment, workcause to undergo fermentation.; "We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content"; "The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats"
v. (change)33. workarrive at a certain condition through repeated motion.; "The stitches of the hem worked loose after she wore the skirt many times"
~ become, get, goenter or assume a certain state or condition.; "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!"