What are some opposite words for labour?

Antonyms for labour
ˈleɪ bər

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term labour.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. labor, labour, working class, proletariat(noun)

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

    "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"

    Synonyms:
    labor movement, confinement, parturiency, working class, undertaking, labor, trade union movement, childbed, task, toil, proletariat, travail, lying-in, project

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

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

    "she was in labor for six hours"

    Synonyms:
    trade union movement, elbow grease, task, proletariat, travail, childbed, effort, project, labor movement, sweat, working class, toil, parturiency, labor, restriction, lying-in, confinement, exertion, undertaking

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

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

    Synonyms:
    trade union movement, task, proletariat, travail, childbed, project, labor movement, labour party, working class, toil, parturiency, labor, lying-in, confinement, labor party, undertaking

  4. labor, labour, toil(verb)

    productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

    "his labor did not require a great deal of skill"

    Synonyms:
    labor movement, confinement, parturiency, working class, undertaking, labor, trade union movement, childbed, task, toil, proletariat, travail, lying-in, project

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

    work hard

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

    Synonyms:
    compass, comminute, tug, boil, roil, toil, grind, dig, craunch, drudge, moil, dig up, tire, wear out, poke, cut into, crunch, churn, cranch, jab, grasp, weary, prod, jade, tire out, wear upon, fatigue, travail, delve, get the picture, drive, hollow, stab, apprehend, outwear, comprehend, turn over, excavate, labor, mash, wear down, savvy, push, grok, wear, bray, dig out, grate, fag out

  6. tug, labor, labour, push, drive(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    fight, force back, crowd, lug, get, dig, ram, drudge, moil, press, tug, agitate, advertize, take, repel, aim, drive, promote, travail, crusade, motor, advertise, grind, bear on, repulse, labor, force, ride, push, campaign, tote, push back, toil, beat back

  7. labor, labour(verb)

    undergo the efforts of childbirth

    Synonyms:
    dig, travail, drudge, push, grind, drive, toil, tug, moil, labor

How to use labour in a sentence?

  1. Menander:

    He who labours diligently need never despair. We can accomplish every thing by diligence and labour.

  2. Theresa Reidy:

    It is looking less and less likely that a combination of Fine Gael and Labour are going to be able to get back into government, unless Labour see some steady improvement in the campaign, which is hard to envisage right now, you'll be left in the quite challenging position where government formation is up in the air. I expect a very uncertain period after the election.

  3. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa:

    These unlawful acts are totally unacceptable, doctors who entertain this behaviour will not be spared, i don't want to hear labour rooms are being used for terminating pregnancies.

  4. John Curtice:

    We knew that voters were unhappy with the way that the Conservatives had handled Brexit but looks as though they are also unhappy with Labour's response to the government's position on Brexit.

  5. Takuma Ejiri:

    Labour costs in both Indonesia and China have dramatically increased, which has resulted in a tough situation in terms of company profit margins.

How to pronounce labour?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say labour in sign language?

  1. labour

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