[ US /ˈwɝks/ ]
[ UK /wˈɜːks/ ]
  1. performance of moral or religious acts
    salvation by deeds
    the reward for good works
  2. everything available; usually preceded by `the'
    we took on the whole caboodle
    for $10 you get the full treatment
    we saw the whole shebang
    a hotdog with the works
  3. buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  4. the internal mechanism of a device
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How To Use works In A Sentence

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  • Four principal types of source pertain to the subject: literature, works of graphic or plastic art, archaeological remains, and notated pieces of music.
  • All of a sudden St. Philip's ten bells start tanging - one o’clock already - and at once the workshops and factories around the yard begin disgorging throngs of workers on their way to lunch
  • She works days as a chambermaid at a local hotel and at night lies awake fearing the sound of his tread.
  • Police claim to have dismantled 12 networks of traffickers so far this year. Times, Sunday Times
  • Of course, this kid dreams of a place like this island, where nobody works except to keep house and pick wild blueberries and beachcomb. Diary
  • We also went to the DIY store for garden stuff and for a big bucket of white emulsion paint to brighten up the walls in Graham's workshop.
  • Neither watch works,they're both broken.
  • Will there be public-works programmes, or community service, or both?
  • During the workshop, they each practised their part in the performance.
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