Definition of Work on

1. Verb. To exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something. "The child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold"

Exact synonyms: Work At
Generic synonyms: Work
Specialized synonyms: Belabor, Belabour

2. Verb. Shape, form, or improve a material. "Work the metal"
Exact synonyms: Process, Work
Generic synonyms: Transform, Transmute, Transubstantiate
Related verbs: Forge, Form, Mold, Mould, Shape, Work
Specialized synonyms: Hot-work, Cold Work, Coldwork, Overwork, Make Over, Retread, Rework, Rack, Tool, Till
Derivative terms: Process, Workable

Definition of Work on

1. Verb. (transitive) to shape, form or improve something ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to exercise influence on someone ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Work On

work functions
work hardening
work house
work houses
work husband
work in
work in progress
work like a charm
work like a horse
work marriage
work of art
work of breathing
work of fiction
work off
work on (current term)
work one's fingers to the bone
work one's magic
work one's tail off
work order
work out
work over
work papers
work party
work permit
work placement
work placements
work release
work schedule tolerance

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