verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of toil1
SYNONYMS FOR toil
Related formstoil·er, nounun·toil·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for toiled
He toiled without money to do that, but for him it had been an incredibly fulfilling and rewarding experience.
For six years, Hillary Clinton has toiled in the shadow of Barack Obama.Ready for Hillary Super PAC Throws In for 2014 Midterms|David Freedlander|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
John le Carré is notorious for taking the establishment for which he once toiled as a spy at its lowest estimation.
“There were certainly lessons learned from the 2012 campaign,” says Tim Miller, who toiled as RNC spokesman during the cycle.
The two met on the Bush campaign, where Ted toiled in the domestic policy shop.
I am sure, old Solon toiled hard to make a Roman out of me, and how do I know but it was at your instance?Zenobia|William Ware
For three years we had toiled and prayed and taught for this.The Story of John G. Paton|James Paton
The Swedes toiled to utter exhaustion in cutting down the flying fugitives.The Empire of Russia|John S. C. Abbott
True, he had toiled to produce this offering; but what of that?Notes on the Book of Genesis|Charles Henry Mackintosh
What was it he had so toiled for, from those hard years in the loft above the stable even until now?The Great Hunger|Johan Bojer