Textual thesaurus for "labour"

(noun) labor, toil

productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

his labor did not require a great deal of skill

(noun) proletariat, working class, labor

a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages

there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field

(noun) Labor, Labour, Labour Party, British Labour Party

a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries

(noun) travail, childbed, parturiency, confinement, labor, lying-in

concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child

she was in labor for six hours

(verb) labor

undergo the efforts of childbirth

(verb) labor, push, tug, drive

strive and make an effort to reach a goal

She tugged for years to make a decent living; We have to push a little to make the deadline!; She is driving away at her doctoral thesis

(verb) moil, drudge, dig, fag, grind, labor, toil, travail

work hard

She was digging away at her math homework; Lexicographers drudge all day long