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Meaning of "work over" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WORK OVER

work over play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WORK OVER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Work over is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

WHAT DOES WORK OVER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of work over in the English dictionary

The first definition of work over in the dictionary is to do again; repeat. Other definition of work over is to examine closely and thoroughly. Work over is also to assault or thrash.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WORK OVER

work back
work basket
work camp
work ethic
work experience
work file
work function
work in
work of art
work off
work on
work out
work permit
work placement
work prospects
work space
work station
work surface
work through
work up

WORDS THAT END LIKE WORK OVER

all over
carry over
come over
get over
go over
hand over
hold over
hung over
look over
make over
over
over and over
pass over
piss all over
pull over
ride roughshod over
roll over
run over
take over
turn over
win over

Synonyms and antonyms of work over in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «work over» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WORK OVER

Find out the translation of work over to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of work over from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «work over» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

工作在
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

trabajar sobre
570 millions of speakers

English

work over
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अधिक काम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العمل على
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

работать над
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

trabalhar mais
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাজের উপর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

travailler sur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kerja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nacharbeiten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

以上の作業
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이상 작동
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyambut gawe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm việc thêm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேலை முடிந்து விட்டது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काम संपले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Üzerinde çalışmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lavorare su
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pracować nad
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

працювати над
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lucra peste
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εργαστούν πάνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

werk oor
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

arbeta över
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

arbeid over
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of work over

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WORK OVER»

The term «work over» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.680 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WORK OVER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «work over» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «work over» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about work over

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WORK OVER»

Discover the use of work over in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to work over and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Work Over Welfare: The Inside Story of the 1996 Welfare ...
The Inside Story of the 1996 Welfare Reform Law Ron Haskins. rian England, in which conservatives held that work was redemptive. Work required consistency, schedules, alarm clocks, routines, cooperation, selfdiscipline—all the traits, ...
Ron Haskins, 2006
2
Meaningful Work Over the Life Course
Key words. meaningful work, good work, meaning in work, life course, narrative inquiry, life graphs, mutual benefit, integrated wholeness, older workers
Cynthia S. Miller, 2008
3
The Struggle Over Work: The 'End of Work' and Employment ...
Among those respondents who stated that they couldn't find a better job or didn't have the right skills to get a better job, the preference for work over not working remains fairly high (over 60 per cent in both cases). Only among the truly ...
Shaun Wilson, 2004
4
Treasures in needlework, by mrs. Warren and mrs. Pullan
6 Sq, • 6 L, 1 Sq, 3 L, 2 Sq, 6 L, 2 Sq, 3 L, 6 Sq, 3 L, 1 Sq, 8 L, 4 Sq, 6 L, 1 Sq, 3 L, • 10 Sq. 5 chain, work over the stripes as before, 5 chain, 9 Sq, repeat from • to *, 12 Sq, 5 chain, work over the stripes, 5 chain, and repeat from the beginning.
Eliza Warren, Matilda Marian Pullan, 1855
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Distributed Work
Distributed Work over the Centuries: Trust and Control in the Hudson's Bay Company, 1670-1826 Michael O'Leary, Wanda Orlikowski, and JoAnne Yates Trust and control have typically been viewed as opposites or substitutes, and this is ...
Pamela Hinds, Sara Kiesler, 2002
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HR for Controllers
... Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, the Yukon and the federal jurisdiction, employers are permitted to comply with standard hours laws (e.g., not pay overtime) by averaging out the number of hours that employees work over a  ...
Theo Anne Opie, 2005
7
That's You All Over
Note: Work over unused yarn on right side rows until needed (now and throughout). Row 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 1{3-4-5} sc changing to Wine in last so made, -1- work FPdc around next 2 so two rows below changing to Black in last FPdc made ...
‎2007
8
Estimating for Building & Civil Engineering Work
The total Extra Over cost of the facing work over ordinary brickwork per square metre is: 92 Extra Over cost of facing bricks 1000 X £50.00 = £4.60 per in2 Bricklayer 0.72 h at £7.00 per h Labourer 1.15 h at £6.00 per h Extra Over cost of facing ...
John Williams, Spence gedes, 2013
9
Between Work and Leisure: A Study of the Common Ground of ...
Those favoring work over leisure will be but a small minority, composed mainly of occupational devotees and stressed-out workaholics. Second, this analysis exemplifies the extent to which we in the West have passed from a sacred to a ...
Robert A. Stebbins
10
Move Over Manic Depression
Part of my condition thought that I would be able to get another job, so I said I was looking for work over a year ago. The occupational therapist made an appointment to see me, to discuss work opportunities. That was how I saw it, but it was ...
A. Brocklesby, 2007

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WORK OVER»

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“Those bastards”: Small business owner hits back at Fair Work over
A Tasmanian small business owner has hit back at the Fair Work Ombudsman after it started legal proceedings claiming he paid an employee just $1.35 an hour ... «SmartCompany.com.au, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Work over [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/work-over>. May 2020 ».
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