English

Detailed Synonyms for labor in English

labor:

to labor verb, American (labors, labored, laboring)

  1. to labor
    to work; to labor; to do; to labour
    • work verb (works, worked, working)
    • labor verb, American (labors, labored, laboring)
    • do verb (does, did, doing)
    • labour verb, British
  2. to labor
    – undergo the efforts of childbirth 1
    labour; to labor
    – undergo the efforts of childbirth 1
    • labour verb, British
    • labor verb, American (labors, labored, laboring)
  3. to labor
    – strive and make an effort to reach a goal 1
    labour; to drive; to labor; to push; to tug
    – strive and make an effort to reach a goal 1
    • labour verb, British
    • drive verb (drives, drove, driving)
      • She is driving away at her doctoral thesis1
    • labor verb, American (labors, labored, laboring)
    • push verb (pushes, pushed, pushing)
      • We have to push a little to make the deadline!1
    • tug verb (tugs, tugged, tugging)
      • She tugged for years to make a decent living1
  4. to labor
    – work hard 1
    labour; to labor; to grind; to dig; to toil; to drudge; travail; moil; fag
    – work hard 1
    • labour verb, British
    • labor verb, American (labors, labored, laboring)
    • grind verb (grinds, ground, grinding)
    • dig verb (digs, dug, digging)
      • She was digging away at her math homework1
    • toil verb (toils, toiled, toiling)
    • drudge verb (drudges, drudged, drudging)
      • Lexicographers drudge all day long1
    • travail verb
    • moil verb
    • fag verb

Conjugations for labor:

present
  1. labor
  2. labor
  3. labors
  4. labor
  5. labor
  6. labor
simple past
  1. labored
  2. labored
  3. labored
  4. labored
  5. labored
  6. labored
present perfect
  1. have labored
  2. have labored
  3. has labored
  4. have labored
  5. have labored
  6. have labored
past continuous
  1. was laboring
  2. were laboring
  3. was laboring
  4. were laboring
  5. were laboring
  6. were laboring
future
  1. shall labor
  2. will labor
  3. will labor
  4. shall labor
  5. will labor
  6. will labor
continuous present
  1. am laboring
  2. are laboring
  3. is laboring
  4. are laboring
  5. are laboring
  6. are laboring
subjunctive
  1. be labored
  2. be labored
  3. be labored
  4. be labored
  5. be labored
  6. be labored
diverse
  1. labor!
  2. let's labor!
  3. labored
  4. laboring
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

labor [the ~] noun, American

  1. the labor
    the labour; the chore; the task; the workpiece; the working; the duties; the work; the labor
  2. the labor
    – productive work (especially physical work done for wages) 1
    the labour; the labor; the toil
    – productive work (especially physical work done for wages) 1
    • labour [the ~] noun, British
    • labor [the ~] noun, American
      • his labor did not require a great deal of skill1
    • toil [the ~] noun
  3. the labor
    – any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted 1
    the labour; the labor; the task; the project; the undertaking
    – any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted 1
  4. the labor
    – a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages 1
    the labour; the labor; the proletariat; the working class
    – a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages 1
  5. the labor
    – an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement 1
    the labour; the labor; the trade union movement; the labor movement
    – an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement 1
  6. the labor
    – concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child 1
    the labour; the labor; the confinement; the childbed; the travail; the lying-in; the parturiency
    – concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child 1

labor American

  1. labor
    labour; labor
  2. labor

Related Words for "labor":

  • laboring

Alternate Synonyms for "labor":


Related Definitions for "labor":

  1. productive work (especially physical work done for wages)1
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill1
  2. any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted1
  3. a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages1
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field1
  4. an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement1
  5. concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child1
    • she was in labor for six hours1
  6. undergo the efforts of childbirth1
  7. strive and make an effort to reach a goal1
  8. work hard1

Related Synonyms for labor