Definitions for working

Definitions for (noun) working

Main entry: working, workings

Definition: a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked

Definitions for (adj) working

Main entry: working

Definition: serving to permit or facilitate further work or activity

Usage: discussed the working draft of a peace treaty; they need working agreements with their neighbor states on interstate projects

Main entry: on the job, working

Definition: actively engaged in paid work

Usage: the working population; the ratio of working men to unemployed; a working mother; robots can be on the job day and night

Main entry: functional, operative, running, working

Definition: (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

Usage: in running (or working) order; a functional set of brakes

Main entry: working

Definition: adopted as a temporary basis for further work

Usage: a working draft; a working hypothesis

Main entry: working

Definition: adequate for practical use; especially sufficient in strength or numbers to accomplish something

Usage: the party has a working majority in the House; a working knowledge of Spanish

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