Detailed Translations for work from English to Dutch


work [the ~] noun

  1. the work (job)
    het werk; de arbeid; de taak; de werkzaamheid; het vak; de inspanning; het ambacht; de bezigheid
  2. the work (occupation; profession; employment; job)
    het beroep; het werk; het vak
  3. the work (chore; labour; task; )
    de arbeid; de job; de karwei
  4. the work (activity; occupation; pursuit)
    de bezigheid
  5. the work (agitating; perform; operate)
    ageren; handelen
  6. the work
    de arbeid

to work verb (works, worked, working)

  1. to work (labor; do; labour)
    werken; arbeiden
    • werken verb (werk, werkt, werkte, werkten, gewerkt)
    • arbeiden verb (arbeid, arbeidt, arbeidde, arbeidden, gearbeid)
  2. to work (operate; proceed)
    werken; opereren; manipuleren; te werk gaan; procederen; optreden; handelen; leven
    • werken verb (werk, werkt, werkte, werkten, gewerkt)
    • opereren verb (opereer, opereert, opereerde, opereerden, geopereerd)
    • te werk gaan verb (ga te werk, gaat te werk, ging te werk, gingen te werk, te werk gegaan)
    • procederen verb (procedeer, procedeert, procedeerde, procedeerden, geprocedeerd)
    • optreden verb (treed op, treedt op, trad op, traden op, opgetreden)
    • handelen verb (handel, handelt, handelde, handelden, gehandeld)
    • leven verb (leef, leeft, leefde, leefden, geleefd)
  3. to work
    • werken verb (werk, werkt, werkte, werkten, gewerkt)
  4. to work
    • wrochten verb (wrocht, wrochtte, wrochtten, gewrocht)
  5. to work (char; operate in; be active; function)
    werkzaam zijn; uit werken gaan

Conjugations for work:

  1. work
  2. work
  3. works
  4. work
  5. work
  6. work
simple past
  1. worked
  2. worked
  3. worked
  4. worked
  5. worked
  6. worked
present perfect
  1. have worked
  2. have worked
  3. has worked
  4. have worked
  5. have worked
  6. have worked
past continuous
  1. was working
  2. were working
  3. was working
  4. were working
  5. were working
  6. were working
  1. shall work
  2. will work
  3. will work
  4. shall work
  5. will work
  6. will work
continuous present
  1. am working
  2. are working
  3. is working
  4. are working
  5. are working
  6. are working
  1. be worked
  2. be worked
  3. be worked
  4. be worked
  5. be worked
  6. be worked
  1. work!
  2. let's work!
  3. worked
  4. working
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for work:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ageren agitating; operate; perform; work
ambacht job; work craft; metier; métier; profession
arbeid chore; duties; job; labor; labour; task; work; working; workpiece activity; bustle; diligence; industry; zeal
beroep employment; job; occupation; profession; work profession
bezigheid activity; job; occupation; pursuit; work action; activity; bustle; diligence; hobby; industry; pastime; zeal
handelen agitating; operate; perform; work
inspanning job; work attempt; effort; efforts; exertion; exertions; pains; strain; try
job chore; duties; labor; labour; task; work; working; workpiece function; installment; instalment; job; position; post
karwei chore; duties; labor; labour; task; work; working; workpiece
leven bedlam; being; clamor; clamour; commotion; din; existence; hubbub; hullabaloo; life; noise; pandemonium; path of life; racket; tumult; tumultuousness; uproar
optreden bearing; behavior; behaviour; conduct; demeanor; demeanour; deportment; way of behaving
taak job; work To Do; assignment; case; chore; command; contract; cue; instruction; job; motto; order; parole; school task; shibboleth; task; to-do; to-do item; workpiece
vak employment; job; occupation; profession; work compartment; craft; freezer; freezing compartment; metier; métier; profession
werk employment; job; occupation; profession; work collected works; job; masterpiece; masterwork; oeuvre; wagework; works
werken action; functioning; operation; working
werkzaamheden construction; construction work; road construction; work; works activities
werkzaamheid job; work activity; assiduity; bustle; capacity for work; diligence; diligentness; energy; fervor; fervour; function; functionality; industriousness; industry; productivity; work force; zeal
- body of work; employment; oeuvre; piece of work; study; workplace
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ageren act; agitate; deal; deal with
arbeiden do; labor; labour; work
handelen operate; proceed; work accomplish; act; agitate; carry on a business; deal; deal with; do; trade
leven operate; proceed; work be established; exist; have one's seat; live; lodge; reside; stay
manipuleren operate; proceed; work control; keep in line; manipulate
opereren operate; proceed; work
optreden operate; proceed; work act; perform
procederen operate; proceed; work
te werk gaan operate; proceed; work
uit werken gaan be active; char; function; operate in; work
werken do; labor; labour; operate; proceed; work
werkzaam zijn be active; char; function; operate in; work
wrochten work
- act; act upon; bring; crop; cultivate; do work; exercise; exploit; ferment; figure out; forge; form; function; go; influence; knead; lick; make; make for; mold; mould; operate; play; process; put to work; puzzle out; run; shape; solve; sour; turn; work on; work out; wreak
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- attendance; be on the job; business; drudge; duty; service; toil

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Antonyms for "work":

Related Definitions for "work":

  1. activity directed toward making or doing something1
    • she checked several points needing further work1
  2. the occupation for which you are paid1
    • a lot of people are out of work1
  3. the total output of a writer or artist (or a substantial part of it)1
    • Picasso's work can be divided into periods1
  4. a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing1
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works1
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work1
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey1
    • the work of an active imagination1
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time1
  5. a place where work is done1
    • he arrived at work early today1
  6. applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)1
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work1
  7. (physics) a manifestation of energy; the transfer of energy from one physical system to another expressed as the product of a force and the distance through which it moves a body in the direction of that force1
    • work equals force times distance1
  8. give a workout to1
    • My personal trainer works me hard1
    • work one's muscles1
  9. arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion1
    • The stitches of the hem worked loose after she wore the skirt many times1
  10. go sour or spoil1
    • The wine worked1
  11. cause to undergo fermentation1
    • The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats1
  12. find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of1
    • this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out1
    • He could not work the math problem1
  13. use or manipulate to one's advantage1
    • She knows how to work the system1
    • he works his parents for sympathy1
  14. make uniform1
    • work the clay until it is soft1
  15. perform as expected when applied1
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore1
  16. move into or onto1
    • work the raisins into the dough1
    • the student worked a few jokes into his presentation1
    • work the body onto the flatbed truck1
  17. cause to happen or to occur as a consequence1
    • I cannot work a miracle1
  18. make something, usually for a specific function1
  19. shape, form, or improve a material1
    • work stone into tools1
    • work the metal1
  20. prepare for crops1
  21. gratify and charm, usually in order to influence1
    • the political candidate worked the crowds1
  22. move in an agitated manner1
    • His fingers worked with tension1
  23. proceed along a path1
    • work one's way through the crowd1
  24. provoke or excite1
    • The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a frenzy1
  25. proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity1
    • work your way through every problem or task1
    • She was working on her second martini when the guests arrived1
    • Start from the bottom and work towards the top1
  26. cause to work1
    • he is working his servants hard1
  27. be employed1
    • Is your husband working again?1
    • My wife never worked1
    • Do you want to work after the age of 60?1
    • She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money1
    • She works as a waitress to put herself through college1
  28. exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity1
    • I will work hard to improve my grades1
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor1
  29. cause to operate or function1
    • This pilot works the controls1
    • Can you work an electric drill?1
  30. operate in or through1
  31. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected1
    • The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought1
    • How does your idea work in practice?1
    • This method doesn't work1
    • The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water1
  32. have and exert influence or effect1
    • The artist's work influenced the young painter1
    • She worked on her friends to support the political candidate1
  33. operate in a certain place, area, or specialty1
    • She works the night clubs1
    • The salesman works the Midwest1
    • This artist works mostly in acrylics1
  34. behave in a certain way when handled1
    • This dough does not work easily1
    • The soft metal works well1

Wiktionary Translations for work:

  1. labour, employment, occupation, job
  2. place where one is employed
  3. effort expended on a particular task
  4. result of a particular manner of production
  5. literary, artistic, or intellectual production
  6. measure of energy expended in moving an object
  1. to do a specific task
  2. shape, form, or improve a material
  3. provoke or excite
  4. cause to happen
  5. function correctly
  1. energie die door een krachtbron geleverd wordt bij verplaatsing van een voorwerp
  2. arbeid, bezigheid, karwei, werk, betrekking
  3. een klus of hoeveelheid werk die gedaan moet worden
  4. dat wat gedaan moet worden
  5. dat wat gemaakt is, kunstwerk
  1. werk verrichten
  2. ~ als een bepaalde functie vervullen
  3. tot een succes leiden
  4. arbeid verrichten, lichte vorm van zwoegen

Cross Translation:
work bewerking Bearbeitung — allg.|: Vorgang, durch den ein Gegenstand, z.B. ein Dokument, in Form und/oder Inhalt verändert wird
work werk Werk — die Tätigkeit des arbeiten an einer (umfangreichen) Sache
work werk Werk — (groß) Schöpfung eines Künstlers oder Kreativen
work fabriek; bedrijf Werk — Betriebsstätte, an der Produkte industriell hergestellt oder bearbeitet werden
work werken arbeitenerwerbstätig sein, tätig sein, schöpferisch tätig sein
work lopen gehen — funktionieren / funktionsfähig sein
work werk; arbeid ArbeitVolkswirtschaft: einer der drei Produktionsfaktoren
work werk; arbeid Arbeit — selbstgewählte, bewusste, schöpferische Handlung
work werken bosser — France|fr popu|fr travailler.
work ambt; baan; betrekking; werkkring; plaats; post; wachtpost; werkgelegenheid emploiusage qu’on fait de quelque chose.
work exploiteren; uitbuiten; uitmelken exploiterfaire valoir une chose, en tirer le profit du produit.
work functioneren; het doen; in zijn werk gaan; werken fonctionneraccomplir sa fonction, en parlant d’un mécanisme, d’un organe, etc.
work smeden forger — Façonner un métal par le feu
work job; werk; baan job — (familier, fr) Petit emploi, souvent faiblement rémunéré et temporaire.
work lopen; marcheren marcher — Se déplacer par un mouvement alternatif des jambes ou des pattes, en ayant toujours un appui au sol.
work opereren; maken; aanmaken; bedrijven; doen; uitbrengen; uitrichten; uitvoeren; effect sorteren; uitwerking hebben; werken; uitwerken; ageren; bezig zijn; handelen; optreden; te werk gaan opéreraccomplir une œuvre, produire un effet.
work arbeid; emplooi; werk; karwei; prestatie ouvrage — Travail : Action de travailler, ce qui est produit par l’ouvrier ou résultat d’un travail (Sens général)
work kneden pétrirdétremper de la farine avec de l’eau, la malaxer et en faire de la pâte.
work werken taffer — (argot) travailler.
work werk travail — Labeur, tâche
work arbeiden; werken travailler — Fournir un travail
work opus; kunstwerk; boekwerk; geschrift; pennevrucht œuvre — Production littéraire, artistique ou intellectuelle
work oeuvre; bouwwerk œuvre — arts|fr ensemble de la production d’un artiste.

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