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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: labour (0.01154 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to labour.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: labour kerja, tenaga kerja
Indonesian → English (Kamus Landak) Definition: labour labor
English → English (WordNet) Definition: labour labour v 1: work hard; “She was digging away at her math homework”; “Lexicographers drudge all day long” [syn: labor, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil] 2: strive and make an effort to reach a goal; “She tugged for years to make a decent living”; “We have to push a little to make the deadline!”; “She is driving away at her doctoral thesis” [syn: tug, labor, push, drive] 3: undergo the efforts of childbirth [syn: labor] labour n 1: a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; “there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field” [syn: labor, working class, proletariat] 2: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child; “she was in labor for six hours” [syn: parturiency, labor, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed] 3: a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and the socialization of key industries [syn: Labour Party, Labor Party, Labor] 4: productive work (especially physical work done for wages); “his labor did not require a great deal of skill” [syn: labor, toil]
English → English (gcide) Definition: labour Labor \La"bor\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Labored; p. pr. & vb. n. Laboring.] [OE. labouren, F. labourer, L. laborare. See Labor, n.] [Written also labour.] 1. To exert muscular strength; to exert one's strength with painful effort, particularly in servile occupations; to work; to toil. [1913 Webster] Adam, well may we labor still to dress This garden. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To exert one's powers of mind in the prosecution of any design; to strive; to take pains. [1913 Webster] 3. To be oppressed with difficulties or disease; to do one's work under conditions which make it especially hard, wearisome; to move slowly, as against opposition, or under a burden; to be burdened; -- often with under, and formerly with of. [1913 Webster] The stone that labors up the hill. --Granville. [1913 Webster] The line too labors, and the words move slow. --Pope. [1913 Webster] To cure the disorder under which he labored. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. --Matt. xi. 28 [1913 Webster] 4. To be in travail; to suffer the pangs of childbirth; to be in labor. [1913 Webster] 5. (Naut.) To pitch or roll heavily, as a ship in a turbulent sea. --Totten. [1913 Webster] Labor \La"bor\ (l[=a]"b[~e]r), n. [OE. labour, OF. labour, laber, labur, F. labeur, L. labor; cf. Gr. lamba`nein to take, Skr. labh to get, seize.] [Written also labour.] 1. Physical toil or bodily exertion, especially when fatiguing, irksome, or unavoidable, in distinction from sportive exercise; hard, muscular effort directed to some useful end, as agriculture, manufactures, and like; servile toil; exertion; work. [1913 Webster] God hath set Labor and rest, as day and night, to men Successive. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Intellectual exertion; mental effort; as, the labor of compiling a history. [1913 Webster] 3. That which requires hard work for its accomplishment; that which demands effort. [1913 Webster] Being a labor of so great a difficulty, the exact performance thereof we may rather wish than look for. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 4. Travail; the pangs and efforts of childbirth. [1913 Webster] The queen's in labor, They say, in great extremity; and feared She'll with the labor end. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. Any pang or distress. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. (Naut.) The pitching or tossing of a vessel which results in the straining of timbers and rigging. [1913 Webster] 7. [Sp.] A measure of land in Mexico and Texas, equivalent to an area of 1771/7 acres. --Bartlett. 8. (Mining.) A stope or set of stopes. [Sp. Amer.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Syn: Work; toil; drudgery; task; exertion; effort; industry; painstaking. See Toll. [1913 Webster] labour \la"bour\, n. Same as labor; -- British spelling. [Chiefly Brit.] [PJC]

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