Work is the production of value. The most direct opposites of work indicate inactivity, disengagement and procrastination. Opposites also include indications of occupational status such as unemployment and retirement. The last major category of opposites for work are pleasant aspects of the human experience such as play, freedom and leisure. The following are common opposites of work.
NotesWork also can mean functional or succeed. For example, "does the phone still work after you dropped it?" In this case, work can have opposites such as fail and broken.
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