Definition of Homework

1. Noun. Preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home).

Exact synonyms: Prep, Preparation
Generic synonyms: School Assignment, Schoolwork
Group relationships: Didactics, Education, Educational Activity, Instruction, Pedagogy, Teaching
Derivative terms: Prepare



Definition of Homework

1. Noun. Work that is done at home, especially school exercises set by a teacher. ¹

2. Noun. Preliminary or preparatory work, such as research. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homework

1. work done at home [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homework

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homesteading
homesteads
homestretch
homestretches
homestyle
hometime
hometown
hometowned
hometowns
homeward
homeward-bound
homewards
homeware
homewares
homework (current term)
homework problem
homeworker
homeworkers
homeworking
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homeworld
homeworlds
homewrecker
homewreckers
homewrecking
homey
homeyness
homeynesses
homeys

Literary usage of Homework

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1. The State Of Mathematics Achievement: Naep's 1990 Assessment Of The Nation by Ina V. S. Mullis (2004)
"As shown in TABLE 18.2, the largest percentage of students in each state reported spending one hour per day on homework across all of their subjects. ..."

2. Education Indicators: An International Perspective by Nancy Matheson, Laura H. Salganik, Richard P. Phelps, Marianne Perie (1997)
"About 20 percent of 9-year-old students and 10 percent of 13-year- old students in the United States did no homework at all each day. ..."

3. Urban Schools: The Challenge of Location and Poverty by Laura Lippman, Shelley Burns, Edith K. McArthur (1996)
"Tenth-grade students participating in the 1990 follow-up to the NELS:88 survey were questioned about the amount of time they spent on homework both in and ..."

4. Reaching All Families: Creating Family-Friendly Schools edited by Oliver C. Moles (1997)
"While research indicates that homework supervision and home learning activities are closely ... What Teachers Can Do homework—At the beginning of each year, ..."

5. Cognitive-Behavioral Coping Skills Therapy Manual: A Clinical Research Guide edited by Ronald Kadden (1994)
"homework is a powerful adjunct to treatment, because real life situations can be utilized for practice, enhancing the likelihood that these behaviors will ..."

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