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1. labor-intensive

adjective. requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital.

Synonyms

  • labour-intensive

Antonyms

  • easy
  • unstrained

Etymology

  • intensive (English)
  • labor (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Labor Intensive

  • comprehensive
  • inexpensive
  • counteroffensive
  • hypertensive
  • apprehensive
  • inoffensive
  • extensive
  • expensive
  • defensive
  • offensive
  • pensive

Example sentences of the word labor-intensive


1. Noun Phrase
Manually assembled pallets are labor intensive.

2. Noun Phrase
Because pallet making can be very labor intensive, manufacturers have developed fully automated pallet-building machines.

3. Noun Phrase
Take your vitamins before you paint a concrete floor with epoxy paint; the job is labor intensive.

2. intensive

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnsɪv'] characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form.

Antonyms

  • temperate

3. intensive

noun. ['ˌɪnˈtɛnsɪv'] a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies.

Synonyms

  • modifier
  • intensifier

Antonyms

  • moderate
  • unsaturated
  • dull

4. labor

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages.

Synonyms

  • organized labor
  • proletariat
  • stratum
  • socio-economic class
  • lumpenproletariat
  • class
  • labor force
  • social class
  • labor pool
  • proletarian
  • prole
  • working class
  • worker

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • stay in place
  • hide
  • disappear

5. labor

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] productive work (especially physical work done for wages).

Synonyms

  • labour
  • donkeywork
  • elbow grease
  • overwork
  • slavery
  • effort
  • work
  • hunting
  • plodding
  • manual labour
  • drudgery
  • exertion
  • manual labor
  • grind
  • travail
  • hackwork
  • overworking
  • corvee
  • sweat
  • haymaking
  • hunt
  • roping

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • universal
  • universal proposition

6. labor

verb. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] strive and make an effort to reach a goal.

Synonyms

  • struggle
  • strive
  • labour
  • reach
  • drive
  • bear on
  • tug
  • strain
  • fight

Antonyms

  • employer
  • nonworker
  • disassortative mating
  • assortative mating

7. labor

verb. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] work hard.

Synonyms

  • toil
  • labour
  • do work
  • fag
  • moil
  • work
  • grind
  • travail
  • drudge

Antonyms

  • exogamy
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

8. labor

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted.

Synonyms

  • endurance contest
  • large order
  • tall order
  • escapade
  • no-brainer
  • walkover
  • dangerous undertaking
  • proposition
  • child's play
  • piece of cake
  • risky venture
  • work
  • picnic
  • breeze
  • assignment
  • marathon
  • undertaking
  • labor of love
  • project
  • enterprise
  • duck soup
  • endeavour
  • endeavor
  • cinch
  • task
  • pushover
  • labour of love
  • venture
  • baby
  • adventure

Antonyms

  • particular proposition
  • studio
  • idle
  • inactivity

9. Labor

noun. the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913.

Synonyms

  • executive department
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Department of Labor
  • DoL
  • Labor Department

10. labor

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child.

Synonyms

  • obliquity
  • premature labor
  • uterine contraction
  • maternity
  • parturition
  • lying-in
  • childbed
  • premature labour
  • confinement
  • asynclitism
  • birthing
  • travail
  • gestation
  • pregnancy
  • birth
  • parturiency
  • giving birth
  • effacement

Antonyms

  • honesty
  • paternal
  • declassification
  • middle
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