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Synonyms for toil
tɔɪltoil

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.7 / 3 votes

  1. toil

    Work is the generic term for any continuous application of energy toward an end; work may be hard or easy. Labor is hard and wearying work; toil is straining and exhausting work. Work is also used for any result of working, physical or mental, and has special senses, as in mechanics, which labor and toil do not share. Drudgery is plodding, irksome, and often menial work. Compare ACT; BUSINESS.

    Synonyms:
    achievement, action, business, deed, doing, drudgery, employment, exertion, labor, occupation, performance, product, production, work

    Antonyms:
    ease, idleness, leisure, recreation, relaxation, repose, rest, vacation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 6 votes

  1. toilnoun

    Synonyms:
    labor, pain, fatigue, drudgery, work, exertion, task, travail

    Antonyms:
    ease, relaxation, rest, recreation, amusement, pleasure

  2. toilverb

    Synonyms:
    labor, work, drudge, strive

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. labor, labour, toilverb

    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, proletariat, travail, lying-in, project

  2. 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, 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

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. toilverb

    Synonyms:
    labor (hard), work, strive, drudge, moil, exert one's self, take pains

  2. toilnoun

    Synonyms:
    labor (that fatigues), work, exertion, pains, effort, drudgery, hard work

  3. toilnoun

    Synonyms:
    snare, net, trap

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. toilnoun

    Synonyms:
    labor, drudgery, toils, snare, trap

  2. toilverb

    Synonyms:
    labor, moil, drudge

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "toil":

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How to use toil in a sentence?

  1. Virgil:

    The descent to hell is easy, the black gates stand open night and day, but to climb back up again to retrace ones steps to the upper air there in lies the laborious task, the toil.

  2. Adam Smith:

    The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it.

  3. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely for science is but one.

  4. Grover Cleveland:

    Honor lies in honest toil.

  5. Johann von Goethe:

    Love grants in a moment what toil can hardly achieve in an age.


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