Definition of Working

1. Noun. A mine or quarry that is being or has been worked.

Exact synonyms: Workings
Generic synonyms: Excavation



2. Adjective. Actively engaged in paid work. "Robots can be on the job day and night"
Exact synonyms: On The Job
Similar to: Employed

3. Adjective. Adequate for practical use; especially sufficient in strength or numbers to accomplish something. "A working knowledge of Spanish"
Similar to: Practical

4. Adjective. Adopted as a temporary basis for further work. "A working hypothesis"
Similar to: Impermanent, Temporary

5. Adjective. (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing. "A functional set of brakes"
Exact synonyms: Functional, Operative, Running
Similar to: Functioning
Derivative terms: Functionality, Operate, Operate

6. Adjective. Serving to permit or facilitate further work or activity. "They need working agreements with their neighbor states on interstate projects"
Similar to: Operative

Definition of Working

1. Verb. (present participle of work) ¹

2. Noun. (context: usually plural) The action of the verb work. ¹

3. Noun. (context: usually plural) Operation; action. ¹

4. Noun. Method of operation. ¹

5. Noun. Fermentation. ¹

6. Noun. (context: of bodies of water) To become full of a vegetable substance. ¹

7. Adjective. That is or are functioning. ¹

8. Adjective. That suffices but requires additional work. ¹

9. Adjective. In paid employment. ¹

10. Adjective. Of or relating to employment. ¹

11. Adjective. Enough to allow one to use something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Working

1. a mining excavation [n -S]

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