Definitions of works

  1. performance of moral or religious acts; " salvation by deeds"; " the reward for good works"
  2. everything available; usually preceded by ` the'; " we saw the whole shebang"; " a hotdog with the works"; " we took on the whole caboodle"; " for $ 10 you get the full treatment"
  3. buildings for carrying on industrial labor; " they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"
  4. the internal mechanism of a device
  5. In mil., a general name for walls, parapets, trenches, & c., thrown up for attack or defence; structures in engineering, as docks, bridges, & c.; the buildings and grounds of a manufacturing establishment; the different parts of a piece of mechanism; in theol., moral duties without faith.

Quotes of works

  1. As a member of Congress, I believe it is the responsibility of those elected to represent the people at every level of government to ensure that our government works to ensure that every person who wants gainful employment has it. – Leonard Boswell
  2. You can find more traditional Shakespeare than we do. But what we want to bring to these works is energy, passion, freshness. – John Bradshaw
  3. In science, read, by preference, the newest works in literature, the oldest. The classic literature is always modern. – Robert Bulwer-Lytton
  4. I have been working for years to promote a responsible energy policy that works to increase energy efficiency and invest in alternative and renewable energy sources. – Lois Capps
  5. I love new writing, new blood, modern works by unknown writers. – Joseph Fiennes
  6. For me my friendship with Omar Rodriguez from Mars Volta that friendship really means a lot to me because he's another creative person who works as hard as I do. – John Frusciante
  7. I think that a song, when it works never mind a piece of long form music, even a song is something that speaks to itself but has a language all of its own, ideally. – Steve Hackett
  8. There are so many moments and works that influence us in what we do. Movies, music, TV and, most importantly, the profound everydayness of our lives. – Barbara Kruger
  9. The capacity of the female mind for studies of the highest order cannot be doubted, having been sufficiently illustrated by its works of genius, of erudition, and of science. – James Madison
  10. I, therefore, O Caesar, do not publish this work, merely prefixing my name to a treatise which of right belongs to others, nor think of acquiring reputation by finding fault with the works of any one. – Marcus V. Pollio
  11. I've heard that, but since I'm computer illiterate I don't know how it all works But since I'm on Prodigy tonight, I'm learning a lot through my typist, Peter. – Bobby Sherman
  12. The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art- and, by analogy, our own experience- more, rather than less, real to us. The function of criticism should be to show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means. – Susan Sontag
  13. There are lots of Linux users who don't care how the kernel works but only want to use it. That is a tribute to how good Linux is. – Linus Torvalds
  14. I don't think it works to just be mad at them- Maxine Waters out ranting and kicking down the doors. It would be so easy to dismiss you and marginalize you. – Maxine Waters
  15. My favorite way of getting out of doing chores is by acting like I'm asleep. But it never works – Devon Werkheiser

Usage examples for works

  1. He works like a horse!" – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. Yet in many ways it works to a like end. – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  3. " That works both ways," her father growled. – His Family by Ernest Poole
  4. This was, however, one of the works that Ivan never heard. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  5. It works out right in the end." – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  6. God had to work and Christ had to work, and now the Holy Spirit works and His secret working place, the place where all work must begin, is in the heart where He comes to teach a man how to pray. – The Master's Indwelling by Andrew Murray
  7. The history of these works the greatest of their kind in France, is interesting. – A Journey Through France in War Time by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
  8. I insist upon hearing about some of your good works – Grace Harlowe's Senior Year at High School or The Parting of the Ways by Jessie Graham Flower
  9. And I told them how I loved them and all their works – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  10. The best works of great men all come from the time when they had to write either for nothing or for very little pay. – Essays of Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  11. The number of valuable works concerned more or less directly with a study of the Constitution is very great. – Government and Administration of the United States by Westel W. Willoughby and William F. Willoughby
  12. Meeting a woman in this dark corner seemed to be giving the fellow ideas, and so Gervaise drew back saying: " But yet it's here that Monsieur Goujet works isn't it?" – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  13. The last works of these kinds are often the worst. – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
  14. Faith, by Civitale, 1484, one of his best works – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  15. They go on, and take risk and trouble on themselves in working through bad times, rather than close their works – What Social Classes Owe to Each Other by William Graham Sumner
  16. He not only did these works but he showed how he did them. – The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit by Ralph Waldo Trine
  17. And are not works of art, for the most part, more or less works of money also? – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  18. And give her the works – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  19. He was waiting for a young woman who works for you- a Miss Frazer, I understand. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  20. Hereafter, I am resolved not to offer liquor to any man who works for me. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English

Rhymes for works