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1. labour-intensive

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

Synonyms

  • labor-intensive

Antonyms

  • easy
  • unstrained

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2. labour

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
  • effortless
  • normality
  • honesty

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. labour

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

Synonyms

  • toil
  • 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

  • inactivity
  • best
  • studio
  • idle

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. Labour

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

  • Labour Party
  • Labourite
  • Labor
  • British Labour Party
  • labor party

5. labour

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

  • declassification
  • middle
  • end
  • death

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. labour

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • criticize
  • retreat

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. labour

verb. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] undergo the efforts of childbirth.

Synonyms

  • bear
  • birth
  • have
  • give birth
  • deliver
  • undergo

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • middle-class
  • upper-class
  • employer

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. labour

verb. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] work hard.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • make peace
  • defend
  • bottom out
  • top out

Etymology

  • labouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laborer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. pains

noun. ['ˈpeɪnz'] an effortful attempt to attain a goal.

Synonyms

  • try
  • jehad
  • striving
  • effort
  • strain
  • attempt
  • nisus
  • endeavour
  • endeavor

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • best
  • refrain
  • abstain
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