HyperDic: overwork

English > 3 senses of the word overwork:
NOUNactoverwork, overworkingthe act of working too much or too long
VERBcreationoverworkuse too much
socialoverwork, exploitwork excessively hard
overwork > pronunciation
Soundsow.verwer'k
Rhymesartwork ... work: 53 rhymes with erk...
English > overwork: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of working too much or too long.
Example"he became ill from overwork"
Synonymoverworking
Broaderlabor, labour, toilProductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
Spanishtrabajo excesivo
Catalantreball excessiu
Verbsoverworkwork excessively hard
English > overwork: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningUse too much.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"This play has been overworked"
Broaderwork, work on, processshape, form, or improve a material
English > overwork: 3 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningWork excessively hard.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymexploit
NarroweroverdriveDrive or work too hard
Broaderwork, put to workCause to work
Spanishexplotar
Catalanexplotar
Nounsoverwork, overworkingthe act of working too much or too long

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