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Synonyms for toil
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, proletariat, travail, lying-in, project

  2. 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, 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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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 Antonyms

  1. toil(n)

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

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

  2. toil(v)

    Synonyms:
    labor, work, drudge, strive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. toil(v. n.)

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

  2. toil(n.)

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

  3. toil(n.)

    Synonyms:
    snare, net, trap

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. toil(n)

    Synonyms:
    labor, drudgery, toils, snare, trap

  2. toil(v)

    Synonyms:
    labor, moil, drudge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    tlc

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How to use toil in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Double, double toil and trouble Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.

  2. Richard Gowan:

    If State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is nominated and approved, people will be interested to see whether State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert's willing and able to do the diplomatic toil or whether State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert will see this as an extension of the spokesman position and focus more on presentation of Richard Gowan position before the Security Council.

  3. Winston Churchill:

    I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.

  4. Harriet Beecher Stowe:

    So long as the law considers all these human beings, with beating hearts and living affections, only as so many things belonging to the master -- so long as the failure, or misfortune, or imprudence, or death of the kindest owner, may cause them any day to exchange a life of kind protection and indulgence for one of hopeless misery and toil -- so long it is impossible to make anything beautiful or desirable in the best-regulated administration of slavery.

  5. 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.


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