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Meaning of "workings" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WORKINGS

workings  [ˈwɜːkɪŋz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WORKINGS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Workings is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WORKINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of workings in the English dictionary

The definition of workings in the dictionary is functioning. Other definition of workings is a part of a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WORKINGS


earnings
ˈɜːnɪŋz
feelings
ˈfiːlɪŋZ
findings
ˈfaɪndɪŋz
fittings
ˈfɪtɪŋz
furnishings
ˈfɜːnɪʃɪŋz
Kings
kɪŋz
leggings
ˈlɛɡɪŋz
makings
ˈmeɪkɪŋz
pickings
ˈpɪkɪŋz
proceedings
prəˈsiːdɪŋz
rankings
ˈræŋkɪŋz
ratings
ˈreɪtɪŋz
savings
ˈseɪvɪŋz
Springs
sprɪŋz
strings
strɪŋz
takings
ˈteɪkɪŋz
thankings
ˈθæŋkɪŋz
things
θɪŋz
wings
ˈwɪŋz
Writings
ˈraɪtɪŋz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WORKINGS

working fluid
working girl
working group
working holiday
working hypotheses
working hypothesis
working man
working memory
working men´s club
working papers
working party
working relationship
working substance
working title
working vacation
working week
working-class
workingmen
workingwoman
workingwomen

WORDS THAT END LIKE WORKINGS

bearings
beginnings
Cummings
divine right of kings
dynamic markings
elastic stockings
evenings
filings
fishnet stockings
Hastings
king of kings
lane markings
last knockings
mesh stockings
micromesh stockings
mornings
philosopher kings
support stockings
to be seeing things
with all the trimmings

Synonyms and antonyms of workings in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WORKINGS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «workings» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of workings

Translation of «workings» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WORKINGS

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

Translator English - Chinese

运作
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

funcionamiento
570 millions of speakers

English

workings
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कामकाज
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عمل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

разработки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

funcionamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রিয়াকাণ্ড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fonctionnement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kerja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Leben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

働き
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

동작
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cara kerja
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hoạt động
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செயல்பாடுகளுக்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कामकाज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kazı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lavorazioni
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wyrobiska
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розробки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lucrari
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λειτουργία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

werking
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fungerar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hjemkomsten
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of workings

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WORKINGS»

The term «workings» is very widely used and occupies the 17.998 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WORKINGS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WORKINGS»

Discover the use of workings in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to workings and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Hand Tools: Their Ways and Workings
A longtime woodworker's illustrated guide to the tools of the trade and how to use them.
‎2002
2
My Big Toe: Awakening, Discovery, Inner Workings: A Trilogy ...
This is the real thing. My Big TOE is about life, purpose, personal significance, physics, evolution, and the reason why. The acronym "TOE" is a standard term in the physics community that stands for "Theory Of Everything.
Thomas Campbell, 2007
3
Workings of the Spirit: The Poetics of Afro-American Women's ...
Turning on inspired interpretations of Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison, and Ntozake Shange, Workings of the Spirit weighs current critical approaches to black women's writing against Baker's own explanation of the founding, theoretical ...
Houston A. Baker, 1993
4
The Workings of Language: From Prescriptions to Perspectives
Eminent linguists tell the real stories behind prescriptivism, dialects, American Sign Language, the English-Only movement, language and politics, media communication, and other topics concerning language in society.
Rebecca S. Wheeler, 1999
5
Vital Circuits : On Pumps, Pipes, and the Workings of ...
Anyone curious about the workings of the body, whether afflicted with heart trouble or addicted to science watching, will find this book a goldmine of information and oelight.
Steven Vogel Professor of Zoology Duke University, 1992
6
The Workings of Memory: Life-writing by Women in Early ...
Focuses on the life-writing produced by four women writers and intellectuals who were active in the Madrid cultural arena during this period: Carmen Baroja, Maria Martinez Sierra, Maria Teresa Leon, and Concha Mendez.
Sarah Leggott, 2008
7
Birthing to the Workings: Rethinking Hebraic Teaching in ...
All things in life are about birthing. Concepts, viewpoints, and even religious doctrine go through a process of birthing. InBirthing To The Workingsauthor Shirley Johnson examines the effect of the church leaving its Hebraic roots.
Shirley Johnson, 2010
8
Managers Managing: The Workings of an Administrative System
Managers face a complex and seemingly overwhelming set of decisions in their work lives.
Jane Hannaway, 1989
9
The Workings of Fiction: Essays
Each essay presents a fresh way of looking at and understanding these novels. This collection will be of interest to anyone who desires insight into the workings of fiction.
Robert Bechtold Heilman, 1991
10
The Inner Workings of a 20 Somethings Mind with My Life, Why ...
Michael Steel is a writer and poet. Mr. Steel is currently working on his next book and lives in Rhode Island. Publisher's Web site: http: //www.strategicpublishinggroup.com/title/TheInnerWorkingsOfA20SomethingsMind.html
Michael Steel, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WORKINGS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term workings is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Mafia arrests in Sicily reveal clues to Cosa Nostra's inner workings
The No. 1 Cosa Nostra fugitive communicates with henchmen using written messages buried in dirt or hidden under boulders on sheep ranches and comes and ... «The Globe and Mail, Aug 15»
2
Experience the inner workings of the SVR at a special event
A RARE chance to experience the inner workings at the heart of Severn Valley Railway is on offer to visitors during a special Peep Behind the Scenes event. «Kidderminster Shuttle, Jul 15»
3
A Look at the Inner Workings of NSA's XKEYSCORE
In order to make sense of such a massive and steady flow of information, analysts working for the National Security Agency, as well as partner spy agencies, ... «The Intercept - First Look Media, Jul 15»
4
The Inner Workings of a Deal, Session 3 - Due diligence, the "docs …
Delivered succinctly and in plain English, this three-part series will walk viewers through the workings of a merger and acquisition. The webinars are moderated ... «PR Newswire, Jun 15»
5
NCAA notice of allegation email evidence reveals the workings of …
Within the 732 pages of information the NCAA included with its notice of allegations to North Carolina lies the evidence against the Tar Heels. Even with names ... «News & Observer, Jun 15»
6
Massive tank reveals hurricanes' inner workings
University of Miami researchers began working with the new tank this month. What they learn could help to improve predictions of hurricane strength, as well as ... «Nature.com, May 15»
7
Human rights and the workings of democracy
Sir, One problem when discussing these issues is that the term “human rights” sounds so worthy that to question any aspect of law or policy in this area seems ... «The Times, May 15»
8
Call For Google To Show Its Right To Be Forgotten Workings
A group of Internet scholars and legal academics has called on Google to be more transparent about its decision-making process in regards to its ... «TechCrunch, May 15»
9
Charges against Dean Skelos illustrate workings of Albany
Even in the den of self-interest that motivates governing in New York, it seems particularly ironic that Dean Skelos' resistance to tightening ethics laws took up so ... «Newsday, May 15»
10
Public records shine light on government's inner workings
Raleigh, N.C. — In North Carolina, there's a basic ideal that guides the daily transactions of government and the thousands of memos, reports, emails and other ... «WRAL.com, Mar 15»

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