Labour Definition

lābər
laboured, labouring
noun
Webster's New World
Labour is the British spelling of the world labor, which is defined as work.
Physical work is an example of labour.
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Effort expended on a particular task; toil, work.

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That which requires hard work for its accomplishment; that which demands effort.
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(uncountable) Workers in general; the working class, the workforce; sometimes specifically the labour movement, organised labour.
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verb
laboured, labouring

(intransitive) To toil, to work.

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To belabour, to emphasise or expand upon (a point in a debate, etc).

I think we've all got the idea. There's no need to labour the point.
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To be oppressed with difficulties or disease; to do one's work under conditions which make it especially hard or wearisome; to move slowly, as against opposition, or under a burden.
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To suffer the pangs of childbirth.

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(nautical) To pitch or roll heavily, as a ship in a turbulent sea.

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pronoun
Short for the Labour Party.
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Other Word Forms of Labour

Noun

Singular:
labour
Plural:
labours

Origin of Labour

  • From Middle English labouren, from Old French laborer, from Latin laborare (“(intransitive) to labor, strive, exert onself, suffer, be in distress, (transitive) to work out, elaborate”), from labor (“labor, toil, work, exertion”); perhaps remotely akin to robur (“strength”).

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