Synonyms for Works:

n.

wheels, chains, insides. fortification, fort, wall. all, totality, Everything, entirety. mill, place. books (noun)
lists, tomes, Textbooks, logs, Pamphlets, Booklets, chronicles, Records, Catalogs, treatises, chapters, Compendia, reports, inserts, monographs, serials, handbooks, play books, Publications, volumes, Folios, manuals, leaflets, books, Indices, scripts, Magazines, verses, Brochures, tracts, Librettos, novels.
everything (noun)
all, whole caboodle, whole shebang, entirety.
punishment (noun)
attack, wallop, beating, thrashing, abuse.
whole caboodle (noun)
whole caboodle, whole shebang, whole kit and boodle, whole kit and caboodle, kit and caboodle.
works (noun)
chores, jobs, plant, industrial plant, whole kit, workings, whole shebang, full treatment, Occupations, whole kit and caboodle, deeds, tasks, whole kit and boodle, whole caboodle, whole works, kit and boodle, Efforts, kit and caboodle.

v.

acts (verb)
transacts, operates, reacts, Exercises, endeavors, functions, behaves, Does, officiates, appears, acts, performs, labors, conducts, comports, perpetrates, moves, executes.
serves (verb)
aids, helps, serves, assists.
works (verb)
toils.

Other synonyms:

plant
plant.
Other relevant words:
mill, thrashing, wheels, industrial plant, kit and caboodle, deeds, whole shebang, workings, Everything, whole kit and caboodle, kit and boodle, full treatment, all, whole works, plant, insides, whole kit and boodle, whole kit, whole caboodle, beating.

Usage examples for works

  1. Perhaps the works are not good." – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  2. There were all the inside works to be got out. – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid