Synonyms for (verb) work at

Synonyms: work at, work on

Definition: to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something

Usage: the child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold

Similar words: work

Definition: exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity

Usage: I will work hard to improve my grades; she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor