Pronunciation of Labor
/lˈe͡ɪbə/, /lˈe‍ɪbə/, /l_ˈeɪ_b_ə/

Synonyms for labor:

Labor Department

labor department.

Sense 1

ACTU, unionize, workforce, organize, labor market, syndicalism, try, parturition, birthing, open shop, childbearing, union, closed shop, accouchement, manpower, unionized, grind away, Trades Union Congress, trades union, overstretch, work at, COSATU, labor force, Human Capital, labor union, the CBI, buckle down, equity, knuckle down, the TUC, teamster, the AFL-CIO, shop steward, nonunion.

Sense 2

unorganized, brother, expatiate, personnel, chapel, executive, payroll, dilate, strive, serve, delivery.

Sense 3

birth, expand, work on, amplify, enlarge.

Sense 4

forge, overwork.

Sense 5

dig in, presence.

Sense 6


Sense 7


Sense 8

people, graft, knock out.

Sense 10



operate, practice.








knock oneself out, sweat blood.




trade union.

Other synonyms and related words:

agitate, working class, crowd, knuckle down, project, travail, poke, birthing, prod, strain, comprehend, get, promote, tire, thing, jade, lug, constancy, labor department, persistence, bray, output, diligence, work at, push, delivery, roil, beat back, COSATU, manpower, try, dig, labour, produce, wear out, overstretch, repulse, wear upon, motor, crusade, perseverance, organize, unorganized, campaign, trade union movement, personnel, apprehend, dig out, press, crunch, labor party, get the picture, expatiate, pains, tote, people, department of labor, product, cut into, donkeywork, drudgery, strive, serve, drive, develop, aim, labor movement, moil, pain, grate, projection, slavery, bear on, birth, drudge, delve, tire out, unionize, slog, presence, ram, boil, fight, enlarge, forge, churn, childbirth, advertize, excavate, workforce, savvy, sweat, executive, compass, sweat blood, accouchement, take, childbearing, trouble, childbed, elbow grease, parturition, outwear, turn over, wear down, restriction, handiwork, proletariat, force, cranch, chapel, parturiency, tug, grasp, push back, Labour Party, repel, ACTU, hollow, expand, jab, advertise, lying-in, wear, dilate, grind, confinement, comminute, weary, fatigue, amplify, overwork, undertaking, force back, fag, patience, bear.

Sense 1 (noun)

closed shop, the AFL-CIO, chapel, brother, equity, ACTU, the CBI, COSATU, executive.

Sense 2 (noun)

drudgery, strain.

Sense 3 (noun)

labor union.

Sense 5 (noun)

birthing, strive, birth, accouchement, childbearing, delivery, try, parturition, childbirth.

Sense 6 (noun)

work at, overwork, buckle down, forge.

Sense 8 (noun)

labor market, workforce, people, payroll, personnel, manpower, labor force, staff.

action (noun)

deed, activity, movement, action, motion, practice, operation, effort, behavior, performance.

activity (noun)

enterprise, motion.

childbirth (noun)

parturition, delivery, birth, childbed.

childbirth process (noun)

parturition, delivery, birth, childbearing.

difficulty (noun)


exertion (noun)

onerousness, exertion, strenuousness.

giving birth (noun)


group (noun)

proletariat, labour, working class.

labor (noun)

drudge, department of labor, toil, grind, proletariat, Labour Party, labour, trade union movement, push, parturiency, confinement, lying-in, moil, labor movement, task, childbed, dig, travail, tug, labor department, labor party, working class, drive, fag, project, undertaking.

person(s) performing service (noun)


travail (noun)


work (noun)

chore, task.

work, undertaking (noun)

drudgery, activity, grind, travail, pains, job, toil, diligence, operation, strain, industry, exercise, endeavor, exertion, employment, chore, push, sweat, effort.

act (verb)

execute, officiate, perpetrate, conduct, perform, behave, endeavor, work, appear, function, comport, exercise, operate, enterprise, react, transact, act, move.

body (verb)


exert (verb)

discharge, expend, exert, apply, wield, employ.

social (verb)

tug, push, drive, labour.

work (verb)


work very hard (verb)

drudge, drive, strive.

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