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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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Rhymes with Manual Labour

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

Sentences with manual-labour


1. Noun Phrase
These jobs often require a great deal of manual labour and the ability to use basic tools.

2. Noun Phrase
Roughnecks perform most of the manual labour in maintaining drilling equipment and extracting hydrocarbons.

3. Noun Phrase
This occupation is the highest paying manual labour job, according to the Forbes survey.

4. Noun Phrase
Also referred to as roughnecks, a roustabout works in a small team completing unskilled manual labour jobs.

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. manual

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

Antonyms

  • middle-class

Etymology

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

4. 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))

5. 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

6. 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))

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. 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))

10. 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))
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