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labour



I - noun
1. a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages (Freq. 1)
- there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
Syn:
labor, working class, proletariat
Derivationally related forms:
proletarian (for: proletariat)
Hypernyms:
class, stratum, social class, socio-economic class
Hyponyms:
labor force, labor pool, lumpenproletariat, organized labor
Member Meronyms:
proletarian, prole, worker
2. productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
- his labor did not require a great deal of skill
Syn:
labor, toil
Derivationally related forms:
toil (for: toil), laborious (for: labor), labor (for: labor)
Hypernyms:
work
Hyponyms:
roping, corvee, drudgery, plodding, grind,
donkeywork, effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat,
hunt, hunting, hackwork, haymaking, manual labor, manual labour,
overwork, overworking, slavery
3. concluding state of pregnancy;
from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
- she was in labor for six hours
Syn:
parturiency, labor, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed
Derivationally related forms:
labor (for: labor), parturient (for: parturiency)
Hypernyms:
parturition, birth, giving birth, birthing
Hyponyms:
premature labor, premature labour
Part Holonyms:
pregnancy, gestation, maternity
Part Meronyms:
uterine contraction, effacement, asynclitism, obliquity

II - verb
1. work hard
- She was digging away at her math homework
- Lexicographers drudge all day long
Syn:
labor, toil, fag, travail, grind,
drudge, dig, moil
Derivationally related forms:
drudge (for: drudge), drudgery (for: drudge), grind (for: grind), travail (for: travail), toiler (for: toil), toil (for: toil), labourer, labor (for: labor), laborer (for: labor)
Hypernyms:
work, do work
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP
2. strive and 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
Syn:
tug, labor, push, drive
See Also:
push on (for: push)
Derivationally related forms:
drive (for: drive), push (for: push), labor (for: labor), laborer (for: labor)
Hypernyms:
fight, struggle
Hyponyms:
strive, reach, strain
Verb Group:
push, bear on
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
3. undergo the efforts of childbirth
Syn:
labor
Derivationally related forms:
labor (for: labor)
Hypernyms:
undergo
Entailment:
give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s

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