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Synonyms for working
ˈwɜr kɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. working, workings(adj)

    a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked

    Synonyms:
    works, workings

    Antonyms:
    inoperative, malfunctioning, nonfunctional, permanent, lasting, unemployed, impractical

  2. working(a), on the job(p)(adj)

    actively engaged in paid work

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

    Antonyms:
    impractical, unemployed, inoperative, nonfunctional, lasting, malfunctioning, permanent

  3. working(adj)

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

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

    Synonyms:
    on the job(p), functional, working(a), running(a), operative

    Antonyms:
    unemployed, nonfunctional, lasting, impractical, malfunctioning, inoperative, permanent

  4. working(a)(adj)

    adopted as a temporary basis for further work

    "a working draft"; "a working hypothesis"

    Antonyms:
    nonfunctional, inoperative, lasting, impractical, unemployed, permanent, malfunctioning

  5. running(a), operative, functional, working(a)(adj)

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

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

    Antonyms:
    nonfunctional, lasting, unemployed, malfunctioning, inoperative, impractical, permanent

  6. working(adj)

    serving to permit or facilitate further work or activity

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

    Synonyms:
    on the job(p), functional, working(a), running(a), operative

    Antonyms:
    lasting, impractical, permanent, malfunctioning, inoperative, unemployed, nonfunctional

Wiktionary

  1. working(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    employment, work, draft, provisional, temporary, functioning, employed, up, basic

    Antonyms:
    broken-down, down, broken

  2. working(adjective)

    That is or are functioning.

    a working ventilator

    Synonyms:
    employed, draft, work, basic, functioning, employment, up, temporary, provisional

    Antonyms:
    down, broken, broken-down

  3. working(adjective)

    That suffices but requires additional work.

    a working copy of the script

    Synonyms:
    employed, basic, functioning, draft, employment, temporary, up, provisional, work

    Antonyms:
    broken, broken-down, down

  4. working(adjective)

    Method of operation.

    working mothers

    Synonyms:
    temporary, provisional, functioning, work, basic, employed, employment, up, draft

    Antonyms:
    down, broken, broken-down

  5. working(adjective)

    Fermentation.

    the working week

    Synonyms:
    up, basic, employment, temporary, provisional, functioning, employed, draft, work

    Antonyms:
    broken-down, down, broken

  6. working(adjective)

    To become full of a vegetable substance.

    a working knowledge of computers

    Synonyms:
    temporary, employment, functioning, employed, up, draft, basic, provisional, work

    Antonyms:
    down, broken-down, broken

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. working

    Synonyms:
    active, busy, diligent, employed, industrious, occupied

    Antonyms:
    idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, slothful, sluggish, trifling, unemployed, unoccupied, vacant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. working(a.)

    Synonyms:
    laboring

  2. working(a.)

    Synonyms:
    moving, operating

  3. working(a.)

    Synonyms:
    on duty, at work

  4. working(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fermenting

  5. working(n.)

    Synonyms:
    motion, operation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. working(a)

    Synonyms:
    industrious

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How to use working in a sentence?

  1. The Washingtonian:

    But Cantor, who was defeated in his 2014 primary by unknown economics professor Dave Brat, seemed to admit theGOPbattle-cry was just a charade. … ‘We sort of all got what was going on, that there was this disconnect in terms of communication, because no one wanted to take the time out in the general public to even think about ‘Wait a minute — that can’t happen,’ if you’ve got that anger working for you, you’re gonna let it be.

  2. Michael Sokal:

    One retiree friend of mine canceled a trip he had been looking forward to for a long time, and another decided to just keep working for years to come, our financial adviser once told my wife and I that at least one of us should plan on living to 100 - and that really struck home.

  3. Francis Collins:

    If you're in a circumstance where you really, really don't want to miss a diagnosis of somebody who's already carrying the virus, you'd like to have something that has a higher sensitivity than that, and I know they're working on how to make that happen.

  4. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer:

    This is good news for our state, our businesses, and our working families, we're not out of the woods yet, but this is an important step forward on our MI Safe Start plan to re-engage our economy safely and responsibly.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    I've enjoyed working with the president on this issue.


Translations for working

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • العملArabic
  • Ansatz, ArbeitenGerman
  • riittävä, toiminta, käyminen, työ, keskeneräinen, työnteko, työskentelytapa, toimiva, työskentely, toimintatapa, työtätekevä, työssäkäyvä, rehevöityminenFinnish
  • fonctionnementFrench
  • მუშაGeorgian
  • funcionalPortuguese
  • рабочий, работоспособныйRussian
  • đang làm việcVietnamese

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