Definitions for: Labour

[n] productive work (especially physical work done for wages); "his labor did not require a great deal of skill"
[n] a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"
[n] a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and the socialization of key industries
[n] concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
[v] exert oneself, make an effort to reach a goal; "She tugged for years to make a decent living"; "We have to push a little to make the deadline!"; "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"
[v] work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"

Synonyms: childbed, confinement, dig, drive, drudge, fag, grind, labor, labor, labor, labor, Labor Party, Labour Party, lying-in, moil, parturiency, proletariat, push, toil, toil, travail, travail, tug, working class

See Also: asynclitism, birth, birthing, class, corvee, do work, donkeywork, drudgery, effacement, effort, elbow grease, exertion, fight, gestation, giving birth, grind, hackwork, haymaking, hunt, hunting, labor force, labor pool, Labourite, manual labor, manual labour, obliquity, overwork, overworking, parturition, party, plodding, plough on, political party, pregnancy, premature labor, premature labour, press on, prole, proletarian, push on, reach, roping, slavery, social class, socio-economic class, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, travail, uterine contraction, work, work, worker

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