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Definition of "works" []

  • Plural form of work. (noun)
  • A mechanism or machine; the means by which something happens. (noun)
  • A factory or similar collection of buildings (noun)
  • Everything or everything that is available or possible; especially, all available toppings on food. (Always preceded by the.) (noun)
  • An act associated with moral or religious standing. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "works" in a sentence
  • "It cannot be cited in proof, that the election of God is arbitrary and uninfluenced by his foreknowledge of the faith and obedience of his chosen people, for the works here intended are _not Christian good works_ done in faith."
  • "In one of his sudden lapses into brilliant sanity he emphasizes the fact that Saint Francis of Assisi was faith incorporate and yet the special apostle of good works; and that Martin Luther, the advocate of redemption by faith, consecrated his life and revealed to others the secret of good works— "free works done only to please God, not for the sake of piety.""
  • "True, then, are these two sayings: “Good works do not make a good man, but a good man does good works”; “Bad works do not make a bad man, but a bad man does bad works."