Meaning of SLAVE in English

SLAVE

I. noun

1.

a person held in servitude or bondage

plantations worked by slaves

Synonyms: bondman, bondslave, bondsman, chattel, mancipium

Related Word: help, menial, retainer, servant; helot, serf, thrall, vassal

Contrasted words: freedman, freedwoman; ||deditician

Antonyms: freeman

2.

one who works at a hard, monotonous, usually menial task

slaves working all night for a minimum wage

Synonyms: ||dogsbody, dray horse, drudge, galley slave, peon, slavey, toiler, workhorse

Related Word: ||coolie

II. verb

Synonyms: drudge , grind, grub, ||muck, plod, slog, toil

Idioms: work like a slave

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