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2 definitions found
 for works
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  works
      n 1: buildings for carrying on industrial labor; "they built a
           large plant to manufacture automobiles" [syn: plant,
           works, industrial plant]
      2: everything available; usually preceded by `the'; "we saw the
         whole shebang"; "a hotdog with the works"; "we took on the
         whole caboodle"; "for $10 you get the full treatment" [syn:
         whole shebang, whole kit and caboodle, kit and
         caboodle, whole kit and boodle, kit and boodle, whole
         kit, whole caboodle, whole works, works, full
         treatment]
      3: performance of moral or religious acts; "salvation by deeds";
         "the reward for good works" [syn: works, deeds]
      4: the internal mechanism of a device [syn: works, workings]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  138 Moby Thesaurus words for "works":
     abdomen, accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, acta,
     action, adventure, anus, appendix, benevolences, bleachworks,
     blind gut, blow, bottling works, bowels, brain, brassworks, cecum,
     charities, clockworks, colon, copperworks, coup, dealings, deed,
     doing, doings, drive train, duodenum, dye works, effort, endeavor,
     endocardium, enterprise, entrails, exploit, fait accompli, feat,
     foregut, gasworks, gear, gest, giblets, gizzard, glassworks, go,
     good works, guts, hand, handiwork, heart, hindgut, innards,
     inner mechanism, insides, internals, intestine, inwards, ironworks,
     jejunum, job, kidney, kishkes, large intestine, liver,
     liver and lights, lung, machinery, maneuver, measure, mechanism,
     metalworks, midgut, motion, move, movement, movements, operation,
     overt act, paper works, passage, performance, perineum,
     philanthropies, power train, printworks, proceeding, production,
     pump, pylorus, rectum, res gestae, saltworks, scrapworks,
     servomechanism, small intestine, soapworks, spleen, starchworks,
     steelworks, step, stomach, stroke, stunt, the works, thing,
     thing done, ticker, tileworks, tour de force, transaction, tripes,
     tryworks, tubeworks, turn, undertaking, vermiform appendix,
     viscera, vitals, watchworks, waterworks, wheels,
     wheels within wheels, whole bit, whole caboodle, whole deal,
     whole hog, whole megillah, whole mess, whole schmear,
     whole shebang, whole shooting match, whole show, whole works,
     wireworks, work, workings
  
  

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