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Synonyms for labour
ˈleɪ bərlabour

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. labor, labour, working class, proletariatnoun

    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, childbednoun

    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, Labornoun

    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, toilverb

    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, moilverb

    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, driveverb

    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, labourverb

    undergo the efforts of childbirth

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

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How to use labour in a sentence?

  1. Leonardo Sakamoto:

    The companies were fined by the labour ministry and those enslaved were released.

  2. Nigel Farage:

    There's a huge message here. Massive message here. The Labour and Conservative parties could learn a huge lesson tonight but I don't suppose they actually will.

  3. Thomas Pugh:

    The level of employment is still well below its pre-crisis level, suggesting there is still plenty of slack in the labour market.

  4. Jason Smith:

    Working-class people have become disillusioned with Labour, in Bradford West, they're looking towards George Galloway. In Bradford South, they're looking towards UKIP.

  5. Robert Louis Stephenson:

    To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour.


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  • عملArabic
  • трудBulgarian
  • porodní bolesti, dělnictvo, porod, pracovní síly, námaha, práceCzech
  • llafur, gweithwyr, gwaithWelsh
  • gebären, arbeiten, Arbeiter, ArbeitGerman
  • εργάζομαι, εργατικό δυναμικό, εργατικοί, εργασία, ωδίνες τοκετού, δουλειά, κοπιάζω, εργατικό κόμμα, μόχθος, τοκετός, κόπος, δουλεύω, γέννα, μοχθώGreek
  • trabajar, trabajadores, parto, trabajo, campesinosSpanish
  • synnytys, ahertaa, raataa, aherrus, työvoima, työläisetFinnish
  • travailler, travail, ouvrage, accouchementFrench
  • saothar, obairIrish
  • saothairScottish Gaelic
  • לידהHebrew
  • काम करनाHindi
  • munkásság, munka, szülésHungarian
  • ծննդաբերություն, երկունք, աշխատել, աշխատանքArmenian
  • lavoranti, lavoratori, lavoro, lavorare, partoItalian
  • 働く, 労働Japanese
  • 로동, 일하다, 勞動, 노동Korean
  • taimahi, whānau, taunahua, whānautangaMāori
  • praca, pracować, poródPolish
  • trabalhar, parto, trabalho, mão-de-obraPortuguese
  • lavurRomansh
  • muncă, muncitori, lucrătoriRomanian
  • рабочий, труд, работать, роды, рабочий класс, трудитьсяRussian
  • arbetskraft, arbete, arbetaSwedish
  • కార్మికులు, శ్రమ, ప్రసవంTelugu
  • کام کرناUrdu
  • lao động, 勞動Vietnamese
  • קימפּעטYiddish

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