Labor Meaning

There are 10 meaning(s) for word Labor

Labor Meaning 1 : a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages

    Example : there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field

    Synonyms : labour,  proletariat,  working class
Labor Meaning 2 : any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

    Synonyms : project,  task,  undertaking
Labor Meaning 3 : the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913

    Synonyms : department of labor,  dol,  labor department
Labor Meaning 4 : concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child

    Example : she was in labor for six hours

    Synonyms : childbed,  confinement,  labour,  lying-in,  parturiency,  travail
Labor Meaning 5 : an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

    Synonyms : labor movement,  trade union movement
Labor Meaning 6 : strive and make an effort to reach a goal

    Synonyms : drive,  labour,  push,  tug
Labor Meaning 7 : a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries

    Synonyms : british labour party,  labour,  labour party
Labor Meaning 8 : productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

    Example : his labor did not require a great deal of skill

    Synonyms : labour,  toil
Labor Meaning 9 : work hard

    Synonyms : dig,  drudge,  fag,  grind,  labour,  moil,  toil,  travail
Labor Meaning 10 : undergo the efforts of childbirth

    Synonyms : labour