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1. manual

noun. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] a small handbook.

Synonyms

  • instruction manual
  • consuetudinary
  • vade mecum
  • sex manual
  • grimoire
  • reference manual
  • book of instructions
  • operating instructions
  • handbook
  • enchiridion
  • instructions

Antonyms

  • automated
  • autoloading
  • machine-driven
  • self-loading

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Manual Labor

  • lesabre
  • lefebvre
  • lefebre
  • lefeber
  • belabor
  • traber
  • klaiber
  • graber
  • tabor
  • taber
  • shaber
  • schaber
  • sabre
  • sabir
  • saber
  • raber
  • neighbor
  • naber
  • labour
  • laber
  • jaber
  • haber
  • gaber
  • fabre
  • faber
  • baber
  • aybar
  • aber

Example sentences of the word manual-labor


1. Noun Phrase
Lots of manual labor is involved with this career.

2. Noun Phrase
Protein is especially important if you do any strenuous lifting, exercise or manual labor.

3. Noun Phrase
Everything you can do in Excel, you can do faster and without manual labor.

2. manual

adjective. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] doing or requiring physical work.

Antonyms

  • middle-class

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

3. manual

adjective. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] requiring human effort.

Synonyms

  • non-automatic

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • stand still

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

4. manual

noun. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle.

Synonyms

  • manual of arms
  • drill
  • practice session
  • order arms
  • practice
  • exercise

Antonyms

  • skilled
  • self-activating
  • self-moving
  • mechanical

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. labor

verb. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] work hard.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • exogamy
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

9. 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

10. 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
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