verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of toil1
OTHER WORDS FROM toiltoiler, nounun·toil·ing, adjective
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The noun toil refers to hard and continuous work. How is toil different from drudgery, labor, and work? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
Example sentences from the Web for toil
What does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the sun?
In the years 1914-18, women flooded into the workplace to take on the toil of men conscripted to fight.
But football is a game in which a moment of magic can undo an hour of toil.Team USA 2, Portugal 2: Seconds Away From World Cup Glory|Tunku Varadarajan|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These early British settlers soon established tobacco then sugar cane plantations and started importing workers to toil on them.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.Churchill Would Be Famous Today on the Strength of His Writing Alone|Anthony Paletta|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was rejoicing in the upheaval that permitted debts to be paid with a bludgeon and money to be made without toil.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Not too big for the fiery old heart that trouble and toil and hunger and loneliness had never quenched.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
He was now evidently exhausted by toil, and dispirited by disappointment.
Thus it lightens the toil of the weary laborer plodding along the highway of life.
The comfortable yet humble apartments of the engraver were over the shop where he plied his daily toil.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott