Related (13): work, effort, toil, exertion, drudgery, sweat, struggle, hardship, fatigue, slog, laboriousness, industry, diligence.
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labors (plural noun)
- work, especially hard physical work:
- workers, especially manual workers, considered collectively:
- manual workers considered as a social class or political force:
- a department of government concerned with a nation's workforce:
- (in the UK or Canada) the Labour Party:
- the process of childbirth, especially the period from the start of uterine contractions to delivery:
- work hard; make great effort:
- work at an unskilled manual occupation:
- till (the ground):
- have difficulty in doing something despite working hard:
- move or proceed with difficulty:
- (of an engine) work noisily and with difficulty:
- (of a ship) roll or pitch heavily:
- (of a woman in childbirth) be in labor:
Synonymstask, job, chore, undertaking, mission, commission, assignment, workers, employees, workmen, workforce, staff, hands, laborers, proletariat, manpower, personnel, liveware, management, childbirth, birth, birthing, delivery, nativity, contractions, parturition, confinement, accouchement, childbed, travail, toil, struggle, strive, overwork, drudge, travail, moil, rest, relax, laze, strive, struggle, endeavor, work, fight, push, lurch, plunge, roll, reel, sway, rock, flounder, keel, list, wallow, pitchpole, Legal
"Labors" Example Sentences
Common Phases1. The labors of Hercules; were thought to be impossible to accomplish.
2. The labors of love; are often the most rewarding.
3. The labors of the miners; allowed for the discovery of precious metals.
4. The labors of the construction workers; resulted in the building of a new skyscraper.
5. The labors of the agricultural workers; ensured a bountiful harvest.
6. The labors of the researchers; led to important scientific discoveries.
7. The labors of the firefighters; saved countless lives.
8. The labors of the teachers; helped shape the minds of future generations.
9. The labors of the artists; produced beautiful and inspiring works.
10. The labors of the athletes; led to impressive performances and victories.