HyperDic: labour

English > 7 senses of the word labour / Labour:
NOUNgrouplabour, labor, working class, proletariata social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
statelabour, parturiency, labor, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbedconcluding state of pregnancy
groupLabour, British Labour Party, Labour Party, Labora political party formed in Great Britain in 1900
actlabour, labor, toilproductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
VERBsociallabour, labor, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moilwork hard
sociallabour, tug, labor, push, drivestrive and make an effort to reach / reach a goal / goal
bodylabour, laborundergo the efforts / efforts of childbirth
labour / Labour > pronunciation
Soundsley'baw.r; ley'ber
RhymesAdenauer ... sour: 9 rhymes with awr...
absorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
English > labour: 7 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages.
Synonymslabor, working class, proletariat
Membersproletarian, prole, workerA member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
Narrowerlabor force, labor poolThe source of trained people from which workers can be hired
lumpenproletariat(Marxism) the unorganized lower levels of the proletariat who are not interested in revolutionary advancement
organized laboremployees who are represented by a labor union
Broaderclass, stratum, social class, socio-economic classPeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
Spanishclase obrera, clase trabajadora, proletariado, trabajadores
Catalanclasse obrera, classe treballadora, proletariat, treballadors
English > labour: 7 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningconcluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child.
Synonymsparturiency, labor, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed
Part ofpregnancy, gestation, maternityThe state of being pregnant
Partsasynclitism, obliquityThe presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
effacementshortening of the uterine cervix and thinning of its walls as it is dilated during labor
uterine contractionA rhythmic tightening in labor of the upper uterine musculature that contracts the size of the uterus and pushes the fetus toward the birth canal
Narrowerpremature labor, premature labourlabor beginning prior to the 37th week of gestation
Broaderparturition, birth, giving birth, birthingThe process of giving birth
Spanishembarazo, gestación
Catalanembaràs, gestació
Verbslabourundergo the efforts / efforts of childbirth
English > Labour: 7 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries.
SynonymsBritish Labour Party, Labour Party, Labor
MembersLabouriteA member of the British Labour Party
Broaderlabor party, labour partyA left-of-center political party formed to represent the interest of ordinary working people
SpanishPartido Laborista
CatalanPartit Laborista
English > labour: 7 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningProductive work (especially physical work done for wages).
Synonymslabor, toil
Narrowercorveeunpaid labor (as for the maintenance of roads) required by a lord of his vassals in lieu of taxes
drudgery, plodding, grind, donkeyworkHard monotonous routine work
effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweatUse of physical or mental energy
hackworkprofessional work done according to formula
haymakingcutting grass and curing it to make hay
hunt, huntingThe work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts / pelts
manual labor, manual labourlabor done with the hands
overwork, overworkingThe act of working too much or too long
ropingcapturing cattle or horses with a lasso
slaveryWork done under harsh conditions for little or no pay
BroaderworkActivity directed toward making or doing something
Spanishfaena, labor, trabajo
Catalanfeina, labor, treball
Verbslabourwork hard
labourstrive and make an effort to reach / reach a goal / goal
English > labour: 7 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningWork hard.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymslabor, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil
Broaderwork, do workBe employed
Spanishafanarse, fatigarse, trabajar duro
Nounslabourproductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
labourersomeone who works with their hands
English > labour: 7 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningstrive and make an effort to reach / reach a goal / goal.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Synonymstug, labor, push, drive
Narrowerstrive, reach, strainTo exert much effort or energy
Broaderfight, strugglemake a strenuous or labored effort
Similar topush, bear onPress, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action
Spanishhacer trabajar mucho, laborar, matarse trabajando, presionar, trabajar duro
Nounslabourproductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
English > labour: 7 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningUndergo the efforts / efforts of childbirth.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymlabor
Entailsgive birth, deliver, bear, birth, haveCause to be born
BroaderundergoPass through
Nounslabourconcluding state of pregnancy

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