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Synonyms for travail

Synonyms for (noun) travail

Synonyms: effort, elbow grease, travail, sweat, exertion Definition: use of physical or mental energy; hard work Usage: he got an A for effort; they managed only with great exertion

Similar words: labor, labour, toil Definition: productive work (especially physical work done for wages) Usage: his labor did not require a great deal of skill

Synonyms: travail, childbed, parturiency, confinement, labor, labour, lying-in Definition: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child Usage: she was in labor for six hours

Similar words: parturition, giving birth, birth, birthing Definition: the process of giving birth

Synonyms for (verb) travail

Synonyms: moil, drudge, dig, fag, grind, labor, labour, toil, travail Definition: work hard Usage: She was digging away at her math homework; Lexicographers drudge all day long

Similar words: do work, work Definition: be employed Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college