Definitions for Toiltɔɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  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



  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"


  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

Anagrams of Toil

  1. loti

Translations for Toil

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to work hard and long

He toiled all day in the fields.

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