Synonyms for (verb) belabour

Synonyms: belabor, belabour

Definition: attack verbally with harsh criticism

Usage: She was belabored by her fellow students

Similar words: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock

Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free


Synonyms: belabor, belabour

Definition: beat soundly

Similar words: work over, beat, beat up

Definition: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

Usage: Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night; The teacher used to beat the students


Synonyms: belabor, belabour

Definition: to work at or to absurd length

Usage: belabor the obvious

Similar words: work at, work on

Definition: to exert effort in order to do, make, or perform something

Usage: the child worked at the multiplication table until she had it down cold