What does the word toil mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To labor arduously; work hard.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Fatiguing work; any oppressive task.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Toilness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Toilly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Toilsome.

Usage examples for toil

  1. There were, however, many slaves, and Caesar's visit no more affected their day's toil than it did the course of the sun. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Then, groping, she put out her hand- her disfigured, toil- worn hand- and took his, raising it to her lips. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  3. Appeared like he couldn't bring himself down to toil. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester