Noun Definition


1.Definition: a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and formerly the socialization of key industries

Related Noun(s):labour

Category: General

2.Definition: a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages

"There is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"

Related Noun(s):labour, proletariat

Category: General

3.Definition: an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

Category: General

4.Definition: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

Related Noun(s):project, task

Category: General

5.Definition: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child

"She was in labor for six hours"

Related Noun(s):childbed, confinement, labour, parturiency, travail

Category: General

6.Definition: productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

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

Related Noun(s):labour, toil

Category: General

7.Definition: the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913

Related Noun(s):dol

Category: General