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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
slave (noun)
1.
a person held in servitude as the chattel of another
2.
one that is completely subservient to a dominating influence
3.
a device (as the printer of a computer) that is directly responsive to another
4.
- drudge toiler
slave (verb)
transitive verb
1.
archaic - enslave
2.
intransitive verb
to make directly responsive to another mechanism
1.
to work like a slave - drudge
2.
to traffic in - slaves
Slave (geographical name)
river 258 (415 ) Canada flowing from end of Lake Athabasca into Great Slave Lake - miles kilometers W N
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
slave (noun)
1.
a person who is considered the property of another person
SYNONIMS:
bondman ( bondsman), chattel, thrall
RELATED WORDS:
bondwoman ( bondswoman), odalisque; helot, serf; bond servant, indentured servant; attendant, domestic, drudge, handmaiden ( handmaid), lackey, menial, servant, slavey
NEAR ANTONYMS:
freedman, freedwoman; enslaver, slave driver, slaveholder, slaver; master, taskmaster
freeman
slave (noun)
2.
a person who does very hard or dull work
SYNONIMS:
dogsbody, drone, drudge, drudger, fag, foot soldier, grub, grubber, grunt, laborer, peon, plugger, slavey, slogger, toiler, worker
RELATED WORDS:
workhorse; coolie, serf
NEAR ANTONYMS:
goldbrick, shirker; drone, idler, lazybones, loafer, slouch, slug, sluggard
slave (verb)
to devote serious and sustained effort
SYNONIMS:
bang away, beaver (away), dig (away), drudge, endeavor, fag, grub, hump, hustle, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, tug, work
RELATED WORDS:
apply (oneself), buckle (down), dig in, hammer (away), knuckle down, pitch in; attack, drive; essay, try; exercise, exert, overexert, overwork; eke out, grind (out), put out, scrabble, scratch; trudge, wade
NEAR ANTONYMS:
break, ease (up), let up, slacken; bum, chill, dally, dillydally, footle, goldbrick, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around out), idle, laze, loaf, lounge, shirk, slack (off), veg out; bask, loll, relax, repose, rest, unwind; dabble, doodle, fool around, fribble, goof (around), hang, hang about [], mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle
slave (verb)
to be a servant for
SYNONIMS:
slave (for), work (for)
RELATED WORDS:
attend, minister (to), tend (to)
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