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Definitions of werking
  1. n the technical aspects of doing something

    Synonyms: mechanica, werktuigkunde
    Type of:
    concretisering, effectuering, implementatie, implementering, opbouw, realisatie, realisering, tenuitvoerlegging, totstandbrenging, totstandkoming, uitvoer, uitvoering, verwerkelijking, verwezenlijking, volbrenging
    the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it

    n a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

    Synonyms: effect, gevolg, kracht, naspel, nawerking, uitkomst, uitvloeisel, uitwerking, voortvloeisel, werkzaamheid
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    napijn, nasleep, nawee, naweeën, staart
    the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
    afvalproduct, afvalprodukt, bijproduct, bijprodukt, nevenproduct, nevenprodukt
    a secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence
    bluts, buts, deuk
    an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
    invloed
    the effect of one thing (or person) on another
    offset, offsetdruk
    a natural consequence of development
    antwoord, beantwoording
    a result
    bijeffect, neveneffect, spin-off
    any adverse and unwanted secondary effect
    Type of:
    fenomeen, manifestatie, verschijnsel
    any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning

    n an outward appearance

    Synonyms: impressie, indruk
    Type of:
    aanblik, aanzicht, aanzien, gezicht, habitus, uiterlijk, voorkomen
    outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

    n a moral or mental distortion

    Type of:
    deformatie, vertekening, vervorming, vormverandering
    a change for the worse

    n any specific behavior

    Synonyms: activiteit, bedrijvigheid, bezigheid, drukte, occupatie, werkzaamheden, werkzaamheid
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    familieleven, gezinsleven, huiselijkheid
    domestic activities or life
    operatie
    a planned activity involving many people performing various actions
    gebruik, geplogenheid, gewoonte, mos, praktijk, praxis, usance, usantie, usus
    a customary way of operation or behavior
    afleiding, dolce far niente, ontspanning, recreatie, relaxatie, verpozing, verstrooiing, vrijetijdsbesteding
    an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
    game, kamp, match, ontmoeting, potje, spel, spelletje, sportwedstrijd, treffen, wedkamp, wedstrijd, wildbraad
    a contest with rules to determine a winner
    beurt
    (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
    muz., muziek, toonkunst
    musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)
    activiteit
    general activity and motion
    arbeid, emplooi, werk
    activity directed toward making or doing something
    activiteit, bezigheid, occupatie, werkzaamheden, werkzaamheid
    the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    klerkenwerk, schrijfwerk, schrijverij
    the activity of putting something in written form
    ambtsmisdrijf, euveldaad, misdaad, wangedrag
    activity that transgresses moral or civil law
    inspanning, krachtsinspanning, poging
    earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    beheer
    the activity of managing or exerting control over something
    bescherming, beschutting, beveiliging, protectie
    the activity of protecting someone or something
    didactiek, lering, les, onderricht, onderwijs, onderwijsinstelling, onderwijskunde, onderwijsleer, opleiding, opvoedkunde, pedagogie, pedagogiek, scholing
    the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
    bijscholing, nascholing, vooropleiding
    activity leading to skilled behavior
    representatie
    an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent
    creatie, opwekking, schepping
    the human act of creating
    demontage, ontmanteling
    the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)
    paracentese, punctie, punctuur
    the act of puncturing or perforating
    arbeidsproces, gebruik, utilisatie
    the act of using
    operatie
    activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)
    experiment, maatstelsel, meting, onderzoeking, probeersel, proef, proefneming, test, toets, toetssteen
    the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    ijking
    the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument
    organisatie
    the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically
    oplegging
    the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
    bestendiging, hervatting, vervolgblad
    the act of continuing an activity without interruption
    bereidingswijze, procedure, proces, receptuur, verwerking, werkwijze
    a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    ceremonie, plechtigheid, solemniteit
    the proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion
    aanbidding, adoratie, glorificatie, verering, verheerlijking
    the activity of worshipping
    verzwijging
    the activity of keeping something secret
    plaatsing, placement, tafelschikking
    the act of putting something in a certain place
    aanbod, bevoorrading, energiebron
    the activity of supplying or providing something
    aardigheid, behagen, gein, genoegen, genot, jeu, jolijt, jool, leut, leute, lol, lust, plezier, pret, schik, sjeu, vermaak, welbehagen
    an activity that affords enjoyment
    afname, afzet, debiet, markt, marktplaats
    the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    assistentie, bijstand, hulp, hulpbetoon, hulpverlening, medewerking
    the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    gedrag, procesvoering
    manner of acting or controlling yourself
    solo
    any activity that is performed alone without assistance
    tijdmeting, tijdopneming, tijdregeling, tijdwaarneming
    the act or process of determining the time
    wattering, wattine
    (baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base
    bertillonnage
    a system or procedure for identifying persons
    manoeuvre, zet
    (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
    golfslag, lotie, spoelwater, was, wasbeurt, waswater
    the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    interpunctie, punctuatie
    the use of certain marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words grammatically into sentences and clauses and phrases
    coöperatie, samenwerking, samenwerkingsverband
    the practice of cooperating
    iconologie, symbolentaal, symboliek, symbolisme
    the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
    modernisme
    practices typical of contemporary life or thought
    antropofagie, kannibalisme
    the practice of eating the flesh of your own kind
    arrivisme
    the practice of advancing your career at the expense of your personal integrity
    gebruik, geplogenheid, gewoonte, mos, overlevering, praktijk, traditie, usance, usantie, usus
    accepted or habitual practice
    mode, trend
    characteristic or habitual practice
    slavenarbeid, slavenwerk, slavernij
    the practice of owning slaves
    gewoonterecht, overlevering, traditie
    law based on customary behavior
    mishandeling, wegvak
    the practice of treating (someone or something) badly
    apenstreek, apestreek, bokkensprong, bokkesprong, capriool, gambade, gekheid, grap, kattekwaad, kattenkwaad, kwajongensstreek, paskwil, poets, schelmenstreek
    a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
    feest, feestelijkheid, festiviteit
    any joyous diversion
    ballet, dans, dansen, dansje
    taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
    amusement, conference, conférence, entertainment, kijkgenot, vertier
    an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
    escapisme
    an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
    euritmie
    the interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of the rhythm of musical compositions; used to teach musical understanding
    speelwijze
    the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
    partij, spel
    an amusement or pastime
    aardigheid, aardigheidje, gein, geintje, lolletje
    activity characterized by good humor
    tijdpassering, tijdverdrijf, tijdvulling
    a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
    kinderspel
    activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules
    sport, sportbeoefening
    the occupation of athletes who compete for pay
    inning, slagbeurt
    the batting turn of a cricket player or team
    curling
    a game played on ice in which heavy stones with handles are slid toward a target
    bowling, jeu de boules, kegelen
    a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
    kaarten, kaartspel, kaartspelen
    a game played with playing cards
    geluksspel, gokspel, hazardspel, kansspel
    a game that involves gambling
    bokkensprong, bokkesprong, capriool, gambade, speelwijze, stoeipartij
    gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    atletiek, sport, sportbeoefening
    an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    klokkenspel
    playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
    drums, percussie, slagwerk
    the act of playing a percussion instrument
    zangmuziek
    music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)
    gebarenkunst, gebarenspel, mime, mimespel, mimetheater, mimiek, pantomime
    a performance using gestures and body movements without words
    akte, bedrijf
    incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect
    overacting
    poor acting by a ham actor
    psychodrama, rollenspel, sociodrama
    acting a particular role (as in psychotherapy)
    bediening, procedure
    a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    dienst, dienstplicht, diensttijd, krijgsdienst
    land tenure by service in the lord's army
    huishouden, huishoudgeld, huishouding
    the work of cleaning and running a house
    strijkgoed
    the work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles
    drukdoenerij, tijdpassering, tijdverdrijf, tijdvulling
    active work of little value
    rafel
    work that is left incomplete
    nachtarbeid, nachtwerk
    work to be done at night
    klerkenwerk, papierwinkel, schrijfwerk
    work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc.
    agogie, welzijnswerk, welzijnszorg
    an organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society
    carrière, loopbaan, roeping, vocatie
    the particular occupation for which you are trained
    arbeidsplaats, arbeidsproces, baan, betrekking, dienstbetrekking, dienstverband, functie, job, plaats, positie, post, werk, werkgelegenheid, werkkring
    the occupation for which you are paid
    ambt, ambtsbediening, arbeidsplaats, baan, bediening, betrekking, dienstbetrekking, dienstverband, functie, job, officie, officium, plaats, positie, post, werk, werkkring
    a job in an organization
    rosmolen, tredmolen
    a job involving drudgery and confinement
    professie
    an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
    accountancy, boekhouding
    the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
    fotografie
    the occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies
    Labour, geploeter, gezwoeg
    productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    antecedentenonderzoek, doorlichting, onderzoek, opsporingswerk, speurwerk
    the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    verpleging, ziekenverpleging, zorg
    the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    dienst
    work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
    boodschap, missie, missiewerk, zending, zendingswerk
    the organized work of a religious missionary
    erfvredebreuk, huisvredebreuk, intrusiegesteente
    entry to another's property without right or permission
    euveldaad, misdaad, wangedrag
    improper or wicked or immoral behavior
    energieverspilling, krachtverspilling
    a useless effort
    miskoop
    money spent for inadequate return
    blessure
    an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage
    ongerechtigheid, onsportiviteit
    an unjust act
    strafoplegging
    an act causing pain or damage
    porno, pornografie
    creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire
    bod
    an attempt to get something
    aandeel, bijdrage, contributie, inbreng, lidmaatschapsgeld
    the part played by a person in bringing about a result
    schot
    an attempt to score in a game
    streven
    an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    proef, reagens, toetsing, trial
    the act of testing something
    proef, trial
    the act of undergoing testing
    grondwerk, pionierswerk
    dull or routine preliminary work preparing for an undertaking
    expeditie, lijkbezorging, onderneming, project, taak, uitvaartverzorging, werklast
    any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    imperialisme
    any instance of aggressive extension of authority
    bepaling, ordonnantie, prescriptie, regelgeving, regeling, reglement, statuut, voorschrift
    the act of controlling or directing according to rule
    tussendek
    the act of steering a ship
    bestiering, leiding
    the act of setting and holding a course
    behoud, bezuiniging, conservering, consolidatie, handhaving, instandhouding, karigheid, ombuiging, spaarzaamheid, uitsparing, verduurzaming, zuinigheid
    the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
    afweer, defensie, verdediging
    protection from harm
    patrouille
    the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes
    isolatie, isolering
    the act of protecting something by surrounding it with material that reduces or prevents the transmission of sound or heat or electricity
    arrestantenhok, sluitingstijd, sluitingsuur
    the act of locking something up to protect it
    accompagnement, begeleiding, geleide
    the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
    immunisatie, inenting, inoculatie, vaccinatie
    the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)
    berekening, calculatie, cijferwerk, rekenwerk
    the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    beleving
    becoming aware of something via the senses
    cursus, cursusjaar, leergang
    education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    vervolgonderwijs
    education beyond the elementary grades; provided by a high school or college preparatory school
    exercitie, oefening, repetitie, wapenoefening
    systematic training by multiple repetitions
    herscholing, omscholing
    training for a new occupation
    modelbouw
    the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
    kunst, kunstrichting, kunststroming, tekenles, tekenonderwijs
    the creation of beautiful or significant things
    doorboring, perforatie
    the act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation)
    prik
    the act of puncturing with a small point
    exploratie, opsporingswerk
    a careful systematic search
    mensenjacht
    an organized search (by police) for a person (charged with a crime)
    queeste
    the act of searching for something
    graafwerk, spitwerk
    a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion)
    misbruik, wangebruik
    improper or excessive use
    exploitatie, ontplooiing, uitbuiting, uitzuiging
    the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
    hercirculatie, hergebruik, recirculatie, recuperatie, recycling
    the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products
    applicatie, gebruikmaking, toepassing
    the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
    bewapening, wapening
    a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission
    aanval, attaque
    (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    actinometrie
    measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (especially of the sun's rays)
    antropometrie
    measurement and study of the human body and its parts and capacities
    audiometrie
    measuring sensitivity of hearing
    loodgieterij
    measuring the depths of the oceans
    depot, notificatie, orgelspel, registratie
    the act of adjusting something to match a standard
    calorimetrie
    measurement of quantities of heat
    gravimetrie, hydrometrie
    the measurement of specific gravity
    geodesie, landmeetkunde, landmeetkunst, landmeting, metrologie
    the practice of measuring angles and distances on the ground so that they can be accurately plotted on a map
    systematisering
    systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale
    fraseren, frasering
    the grouping of musical phrases in a melodic line
    kwalificatie, plaatsing, rangschikking
    the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    collecte, verzameling
    the act of gathering something together
    schoorpaal, steunpaal
    the act of propping up with shores
    bestendiging
    the act of prolonging something
    doublure, herhaling
    the act of doing or performing again
    perseveratie
    the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior
    actie, prosecutie, rechtsvervolging, strafvervolging, strafvordering, vervolging
    the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion
    routinewerk
    an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
    godsdienstoefening, godsdienstplechtigheid
    a ceremony having religious meaning
    apotheose, vergoddelijking
    the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
    psycholatrie
    worship of ancestors
    puseyisme, ritualisme
    exaggerated emphasis on the importance of rites or ritualistic forms in worship
    naaktloperij, naaktrecreatie, naturisme, nudisme
    going without clothes as a social practice
    transvestie, transvestitisme, travestie
    the practice of adopting the clothes or the manner or the sexual role of the opposite sex
    bede, gebed
    the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)
    apotheose, verafgoding, vergoddelijking
    the act of worshiping blindly and to excess
    Baälsdienst, afgodendienst, afgoderij, idolatrie, verafgoding
    the worship of idols; the worship of images that are not God
    Baälsdienst, afgodendienst, afgoderij, idolatrie
    religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
    heiligenverering
    the worship of saints
    zonnecultus
    the worship of the sun
    dierenverering, zoölatrie
    the worship of animals
    bevolkingsonderzoek, doorlichting
    the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    doofpot
    concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public
    begrafenis, begrafenisplechtigheid, bijzetting, graflegging, teraardebestelling, uitvaart, uitvaartplechtigheid
    concealing something under the ground
    juxtapositie
    the act of positioning close together (or side by side)
    oriëntatie
    the act of orienting
    beplanting, sieraanplanting
    the act of fixing firmly in place
    applicatuur, greep, vingertechniek, vingerzetting
    the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
    beregening, besproeiing, bevloeiing, irrigatie
    supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
    voeding
    the act of supplying food and nourishment
    huwelijkszegen, publicatie, publikatie
    the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)
    logistiek
    handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed
    aanspraak, claim, eis, pretentie
    demand for something as rightful or due
    zelfbedwang, zelfbeheersing, zelfcontrole, zelfdiscipline, zelftucht
    the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses
    verkeersleiding
    control of the flow of traffic in a building or a city
    catering, horeca, horecabedrijf, proviandering, ravitaillering
    providing food and services
    thermometrie
    the measurement of temperature
    planning
    an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action
    aanlooptijd
    exercising in preparation for strenuous activity
    faciliteit, voorziening
    act of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something
    geruststelling
    assistance in time of difficulty
    dienstbetoon, dienstverlening, service
    an act of help or assistance
    accommodatie
    the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need
    drempelverlaging
    the act of giving hope or support to someone
    bemoediging, ondersteuning, steun, steunpilaar, support
    aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    bestaan, kost, levensonderhoud, onderhoud, onderhoudskosten, subsistentie
    the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
    onbeleefdheid
    a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
    bombarie, drukte, gedoe, geduvel, heisa, omhaal, omslag, ophef, poeha, poespas, poppenkast, soesa, stampei, stennes, stennis, tamtam
    an angry disturbance
    Type of:
    actie, handeling, verrichting
    something that people do or cause to happen

    n the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity

    Synonyms: activiteit, bedrijvigheid, drukte
    Type of:
    werkzaamheid
    the state of being active
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