Definitions for Toiltɔɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

toil*tɔɪl(n.)

  1. exhausting labor or effort.

  2. a laborious task.

  3. Archaic. battle; strife.

  4. (v.i.)to labor arduously.

  5. to move or travel with great effort or weariness.

  6. (v.t.)to accomplish by unremitting labor.

* Syn: See work.

Origin of toil:

1250–1300; ME < AF toil contention, toiler to contend < L tudiculāre to stir up, beat, v. der. of tudicula machine for crushing olives

toil′ful(adj.)

toiltɔɪl(n.)

  1. Usu., toils. a net or series of nets in which game is trapped.

  2. Usu., toils. a trap or snare:

    to be caught in the toils of a bureaucracy.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of toil:

1520–30; < MF toile < L tēla web

Princeton's WordNet

  1. labor, labour, toil(verb)

    productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

    "his labor did not require a great deal of skill"

  2. labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil(verb)

    work hard

    "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"

Wiktionary

  1. toil(Noun)

    labour, work

  2. toil(Noun)

    trouble, strife

  3. toil(Noun)

    A net or snare; any thread, web, or string spread for taking prey; usually in the plural.

  4. toil(Verb)

    To labour; work.

  5. toil(Verb)

    To struggle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toil(noun)

    a net or snare; any thread, web, or string spread for taking prey; -- usually in the plural

  2. Toil(verb)

    to exert strength with pain and fatigue of body or mind, especially of the body, with efforts of some continuance or duration; to labor; to work

  3. Toil(verb)

    to weary; to overlabor

  4. Toil(verb)

    to labor; to work; -- often with out

  5. Toil

    labor with pain and fatigue; labor that oppresses the body or mind, esp. the body


Translations for Toil

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

toil(verb)

to work hard and long

He toiled all day in the fields.

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