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Synonyms for labourˈleɪ bər

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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:
    labour, 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, labour, 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, labour, 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:
    labour, 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, labour

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

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Translations for labour

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عملArabic
  • трудBulgarian
  • porod, práce, porodní bolesti, námaha, dělnictvo, pracovní sílyCzech
  • gwaith, gweithwyr, llafurWelsh
  • gebären, Arbeit, arbeiten, ArbeiterGerman
  • δουλεύω, κοπιάζω, ωδίνες τοκετού, εργατικό δυναμικό, εργασία, εργατικοί, εργάζομαι, δουλειά, εργατικό κόμμα, μόχθος, τοκετός, κόπος, γέννα, μοχθώGreek
  • trabajo, campesinos, trabajar, trabajadores, partoSpanish
  • synnytys, työläiset, työvoima, aherrus, raataa, ahertaaFinnish
  • ouvrage, travailler, accouchement, travailFrench
  • saothar, obairIrish
  • saothairScottish Gaelic
  • לידהHebrew
  • काम करना, Hindi
  • szülés, munkásság, munkaHungarian
  • աշխատանք, աշխատել, ծննդաբերություն, երկունքArmenian
  • lavorare, lavoranti, parto, lavoratori, lavoroItalian
  • 労働, 働くJapanese
  • 일하다, 로동, 勞動, 노동Korean
  • taimahi, whānautanga, whānau, taunahuaMāori
  • pracować, poród, pracaPolish
  • trabalho, trabalhar, mão-de-obra, partoPortuguese
  • lavurRomansh
  • muncitori, lucrători, muncăRomanian
  • рабочий, рабочий класс, работать, роды, труд, трудитьсяRussian
  • arbetskraft, arbete, arbetaSwedish
  • శ్రమ, ప్రసవం, కార్మికులుTelugu
  • کام کرناUrdu
  • lao động, 勞動Vietnamese
  • קימפּעטYiddish

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