HyperDic: toil

English > 2 senses of the word toil:
VERBsocialtoil, labor, labour, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moilwork hard
NOUNacttoil, labor, labourproductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
toil > pronunciation
Soundstoy'l
Rhymesairfoil ... uncoil: 21 rhymes with oyl...
English > toil: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningProductive work (especially physical work done for wages).
Synonymslabor, labour
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
Verbstoilwork hard
English > toil: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningWork hard.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymslabor, labour, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil
Broaderwork, do workBe employed
Spanishafanarse, fatigarse, trabajar duro
Nounstoilproductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
toilerone who works strenuously

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