Synonyms of toil in English:

toil


See definition of toil

verb

1‘she rolled up her sleeves and toiled all night’

SYNONYMS

work hard, labour, work one's fingers to the bone, work like a Trojan, work like a dog, work day and night, exert oneself, keep at it, keep one's nose to the grindstone, grind away, slave away, grub away, plough away, plod away

informal slog away, peg away, beaver away, plug away, put one's back into something, work one's guts out, work one's socks off, knock oneself out, sweat blood, kill oneself

British informal graft away, fag

Australian NZ informal bullock

British vulgar slang work one's arse off, work one's balls off, work one's nuts off

North American vulgar slang work one's ass off, work one's butt off

archaic drudge, travail, moil

ANTONYMS

rest, relax, laze

2‘she began to toil up the cliff path’

SYNONYMS

struggle, move with difficulty, labour, trudge, tramp, traipse, slog, plod, trek, footslog, sweat, drag oneself, push

British informal trog, yomp

North American informal schlep


noun

1‘a life of toil’

SYNONYMS

hard work, toiling, labour, slaving, struggle, effort, exertion, application, industry, grind, slog, blood, sweat, and tears, drudgery

informal sweat, elbow grease

British informal graft

archaic travail, moil