Definition for worker

noun as in person who is employed

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The US and the UK have taken different approaches to helping workers through the Covid-19 pandemic.

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From Washington to Berlin, officials are scrambling to find the best ways to help workers.

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The pandemic has made Britain’s economy even more British, as workers born in the EU walk away.

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That means there are generally enough workers for three to four queens to each lead off a swarm of workers and create new colonies.

Unsurprisingly, workers at TransDigm’s companies often feel expendable.

Farrell issued a ticket to an 18-year-old shipyard worker for speeding and an improper exhaust mechanism, according to the TP.

He expected European capitalism to evolve spontaneously into a market socialism of worker-owned cooperatives.

She is incapable of responding to kindness and enquiry, even very gentle flirting on the part of a co-worker.

Wolf concurs that the conceit of the show seems to have everyone but the sex worker in mind.

“We thought it must be the children playing some game,” a worker at the school told Reuters.

Each seems satisfied with the way his own branch is getting on: Winter is the quicker worker.

Not more than one adult worker in ten—so at least it might with confidence be estimated—is employed on necessary things.

As he was a great worker all his life, “Busy,” or “ Benjamin Ceased” would significantly express his death-date.

A strenuous worker, Mr. Johnstone, like most men who have no hobby, did not long survive his retirement from active business life.

No true worker, be he digger, or divine, blends real work with either smoking or drinking.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to worker, such as: employee, laborer, peasant, trader, artisan, and breadwinner.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.