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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home);
[syn: homework, prep, preparation]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

homework \homework\ n. 1. preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home). Syn: prep, preparation. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Hence: [fig.] Studies or other preparatory work done prior to some activity; -- usually used of preparations for activities of significance or consequence for the performer; as, the candidate didn't do her homework well and was outclassed in the debate. [PJC] 3. Paid work done at home, especially piecework. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

homework n 1: preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home) [syn: homework, prep, preparation]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

47 Moby Thesaurus words for "homework": assignment, busywork, chalk talk, chare, charge, chore, commission, discourse, disquisition, duty, errand, exercise, exposition, fish to fry, harangue, homily, instruction, job, job of work, labor, lecture, lecture-demonstration, lesson, make-work, matters in hand, mission, moral, moral lesson, morality, moralization, object lesson, odd job, piece of work, preachment, project, recital, recitation, sermon, service, set task, skull session, stint, talk, task, teaching, things to do, work