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working

working as in a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked

    Synonyms

    • workingsthe internal mechanism of a device ; a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    working as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • working(a)
    • on the job(p)
    working as in 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"
    working as in adopted as a temporary basis for further work
    • "a working draft"
    • "a working hypothesis"

    Synonyms

    • working(a)
    working as in (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
    • "in running (or working) order"
    • "a functional set of brakes"

    Synonyms

    • running(a)
    • operativea person secretly employed in espionage for a government ; someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information ; being in force or having or exerting force; relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine; effective; (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
    • functionaldesigned for or capable of a particular function or use; involving or affecting function rather than physiology; relating to or based on function especially as opposed to structure; fit or ready for use or service; designed for or adapted to a function or use; (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
    • working(a)
    working as in 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"