labor

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labor

noun

Definition of LABOR

1
a dull, unpleasant, or difficult piece of work <one of the labors of Hercules in classical mythology was to clean out the stables of King Augeas>
2
the active use of energy in producing a result <a superhuman amount of labor must have gone into designing and building the pyramids of Egypt>
3
very hard or unpleasant work <a political dissident forced to do six months of hard labor in the salt mines as punishment>
Antonyms fun, play
4
the act or process of giving birth to children <the mother's labor lasted for six hours>
5
something produced by physical or intellectual effort <a small, personal film that was clearly a labor of love for the director and actors>

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