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slave

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of slave

  1. 1 a person who is considered the property of another person many American slaves reached freedom in the North through the network known as the Underground Railroad Synonyms of slave bondman (also bondsman), chattel, thrall Words Related to slave bondwoman (also bondswoman), odalisque; helot, serf; bond servant, indentured servant; attendant, domestic, drudge, handmaiden (also handmaid), lackey, menial, servant, slavey Near Antonyms of slave freedman, freedwoman; enslaver, slave driver, slaveholder, slaver; master, taskmaster Antonyms of slave freeman

  2. 2 a person who does very hard or dull work unappreciated office slaves who perform the necessary but tedious task of filing paperwork Synonyms of slave dogsbody [chiefly British], drone, drudge, drudger, fag, foot soldier, grub, grubber, grunt, laborer, peon, plugger, slavey, slogger, toiler, worker Words Related to slave workhorse; coolie, serf Near Antonyms of slave goldbrick, shirker; drone, idler, lazybones, loafer, slouch, slug, sluggard


slave

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of slave

  1. to devote serious and sustained effort slaving over a hot stove Synonyms of slave bang away, beaver (away), dig (away), drudge, endeavor, fag, grub, hump, hustle, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, labor, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, tug, workWords Related to slave apply (oneself), buckle (down), dig in, hammer (away), knuckle down, pitch in; attack, drive; essay, try; exercise, exert, overexert, overwork; eke out, grind (out), put out, scrabble, scratch; trudge, wadeNear Antonyms of slave break, ease (up), let up, slacken; bum, chill, dally, dillydally, footle, goldbrick, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), idle, laze, loaf, lounge, shirk, slack (off), veg out; bask, loll, relax, repose, rest, unwind; dabble, doodle, fool around, fribble, goof (around), hang, hang about [British], mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle



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