work on

Definitions of work on
  1. verb
    to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something
    synonyms: work at
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    types:
    belabor, belabour
    to work at or to absurd length
    type of:
    work
    exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
  2. verb
    shape, form, or improve a material
    synonyms: process, work
    forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work
    make something, usually for a specific function
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    hot-work
    roll, press, forge, or shape (metal) while hot
    cold work, coldwork
    shape (metal) without heat
    overwork
    use too much
    make over, retread, rework
    use again in altered form
    rack
    work on a rack
    tool
    work with a tool
    till
    work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation
    plough, plow, turn
    to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
    hoe
    dig with a hoe
    type of:
    transform, transmute, transubstantiate
    change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
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