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People with a sense of humor tend to be less egocentric and more realistic in their view of the world and more humble in moments of success and less defeated in times of travail.
Bob Newhart

Meaning of "travail" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TRAVAIL

From Old French travaillier, from Vulgar Latin tripaliāre (unattested) to torture, from Late Latin trepālium instrument of torture, from Latin tripālis having three stakes, from trēs three + pālus stake.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TRAVAIL

travail  [ˈtræveɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRAVAIL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Travail is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb travail in English.

WHAT DOES TRAVAIL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Travail

Travail was a Christian nu metal / rapcore band based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in Texas. Fronted by Matt Leslie, it had an intense following at Club 412, a local church-sponsored lounge and music venue located in southwest Fort Worth. Stylistic comparisons were often drawn between their sound and that of secular rock acts popular at the time such as Korn. The band was signed on Pluto Records and then were picked up by national label Metro One. After releasing their second album, Beautiful Loneliness, on the Metro One label, Travail received a nomination for the 2001 Dove Awards in the Hard Music Recorded Song category. Before touring much under the new label, however, Travail broke up. Their most requested song, "Judge Me" is still a very popular song and the video for "Return" is still a popular video among those who enjoy the rapcore/nu metal genre. Guitarist Aaron Wiese later joined the band Spoken, but left in 2008. Members Matt Leslie, Brian Hoover, Daniel McKay, and Duane Smith have started a new band with Travis Knight as their second guitarist. The new band is called "Southern Train Gypsy".

Definition of travail in the English dictionary

The first definition of travail in the dictionary is painful or excessive labour or exertion. Other definition of travail is the pangs of childbirth; labour. Travail is also to suffer or labour painfully, esp in childbirth.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TRAVAIL

PRESENT

Present
I travail
you travail
he/she/it travails
we travail
you travail
they travail
Present continuous
I am travailing
you are travailing
he/she/it is travailing
we are travailing
you are travailing
they are travailing
Present perfect
I have travailed
you have travailed
he/she/it has travailed
we have travailed
you have travailed
they have travailed
Present perfect continuous
I have been travailing
you have been travailing
he/she/it has been travailing
we have been travailing
you have been travailing
they have been travailing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I travailed
you travailed
he/she/it travailed
we travailed
you travailed
they travailed
Past continuous
I was travailing
you were travailing
he/she/it was travailing
we were travailing
you were travailing
they were travailing
Past perfect
I had travailed
you had travailed
he/she/it had travailed
we had travailed
you had travailed
they had travailed
Past perfect continuous
I had been travailing
you had been travailing
he/she/it had been travailing
we had been travailing
you had been travailing
they had been travailing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will travail
you will travail
he/she/it will travail
we will travail
you will travail
they will travail
Future continuous
I will be travailing
you will be travailing
he/she/it will be travailing
we will be travailing
you will be travailing
they will be travailing
Future perfect
I will have travailed
you will have travailed
he/she/it will have travailed
we will have travailed
you will have travailed
they will have travailed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been travailing
you will have been travailing
he/she/it will have been travailing
we will have been travailing
you will have been travailing
they will have been travailing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would travail
you would travail
he/she/it would travail
we would travail
you would travail
they would travail
Conditional continuous
I would be travailing
you would be travailing
he/she/it would be travailing
we would be travailing
you would be travailing
they would be travailing
Conditional perfect
I would have travail
you would have travail
he/she/it would have travail
we would have travail
you would have travail
they would have travail
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been travailing
you would have been travailing
he/she/it would have been travailing
we would have been travailing
you would have been travailing
they would have been travailing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you travail
we let´s travail
you travail
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to travail
Past participle
travailed
Present Participle
travailing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRAVAIL


avail
əˈveɪl
countervail
ˌkaʊntəˈveɪl
overveil
ˌəʊvəˈveɪl
paravail
ˈpærəˌveɪl
prevail
prɪˈveɪl
re-avail
ˌriːəˈveɪl
surveil
sɜːˈveɪl
surveille
sɜːˈveɪl
unveil
ʌnˈveɪl
vail
veɪl
vale
veɪl
veil
veɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRAVAIL

traumatonasty
Travancore
Travancore-Cochin
trave
travel
travel agency
travel agent
travel agent´s
travel book
travel brochure
travel bureau
travel card
travel film
travel insurance
travel organization
travel rep
travel voucher
travel-sick
travel-sickness
travel-sickness pill

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRAVAIL

Abigail
bail
cocktail
detail
e-mail
fail
get out of jail
go into detail
hail
jail
mail
nail
on the nail
rail
retail
sail
tail
thumbnail
trail
webmail

Synonyms and antonyms of travail in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TRAVAIL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «travail» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of travail

Translation of «travail» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRAVAIL

Find out the translation of travail to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of travail from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «travail» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

劬劳
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

travail
570 millions of speakers

English

travail
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

travail
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العناء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

изнурение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

travail
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিশ্রম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

labeur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesakitan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geburtswehen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

苦労
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

진통
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Travail
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

công việc cực khổ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வருத்தத்தின் பலனைக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वेदना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

doğum sancıları
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

doglie del parto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

travail
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

виснаження
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

travail
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

travail
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

baar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

travail
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

travail
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of travail

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRAVAIL»

The term «travail» is very widely used and occupies the 5.233 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRAVAIL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about travail

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5 QUOTES WITH «TRAVAIL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word travail.
1
Mortimer Adler
An educated person is one who, through the travail of his own life, has assimilated the ideas that make him representative of his culture.
2
Jim Bishop
It is impossible to read for pleasure from something to which you are both father and mother, born in such travail that the writer despises the thing that enslaved him.
3
Theodore Dreiser
Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
4
John L. Lewis
Out of the agony and travail of economic America the Committee for Industrial Organization was born.
5
Bob Newhart
People with a sense of humor tend to be less egocentric and more realistic in their view of the world and more humble in moments of success and less defeated in times of travail.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRAVAIL»

Discover the use of travail in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to travail and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Travail of Nature: The Ambiguous Ecological Promise of ...
This is why it is appropriate to speak of the ambiguous ecological promises of Christian theology.
H. Paul Santmire, 1985
2
Pan's Travail: Environmental Problems of the Ancient Greeks ...
In Pan's Travail, J. Donald Hughes examines the environmental history of the classical period and argues that the decline of ancient civilizations resulted in part from exploitation of the natural world.
J. Donald Hughes, 1996
3
Connaissance Et Travail Du Vin
Veritable digest of enology.
Emile Peynaud, 1984
4
Between the Times: The Travail of the Protestant ...
In this book, twelve historians examine the nature of the American Protestant establishment and its response to the growing pluralism of this century.
William R. Hutchison, 1990
5
Woman in Travail: Travailing for Abraham's Seed a Work of ...
You will agree with me that there cannot be a change without a changer and until there is a mover there can't be any move. This book unequivocally asserts that you must accept responsibility for change before you can experience a change.
Mary Elizabeth Abrams Akinkuotu, 2009
6
Cadre Promotionnel Pour la Sécurité Et la Santé Au Travail: ...
Gives the replies, responses to specific questions and observations, received from governments, employers' and workers' organizations, concerning the proposed Convention and proposed Recommendation on the promotional framework for ...
‎2006
7
Dictionnaire canadien des relations du travail
Dans la première section, chaque notice comprend la traduction anglaise et une définition du terme et son contexte.
Gérard Dion, 1986
8
Women in Travail and Transition: A New Pastoral Care
Greater knowledge of women's experience, this book argues, will enable all caregivers—whether female or male—to provide better pastoral care when the gender-specific presuppositions of that care are examined.
Maxine Glaz, Jeanne Stevenson Moessner, 1991
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Concilier Flexibilité Du Travail Et Cohésion Sociale: Les ...
La journée de travail et la semaine de travail sont officiellement − et encore plus non officieusement − prolongées pour une partie prédominante des travailleurs. Cela permet une durée du travail beaucoup plus longue que celle fixée par le ...
‎2007
10
Repenser Les Institutions Pour Le Travail Et L'emploi:
"Clothing Outwork: Union Strategy, Labour Regulation and Labour Market Restructuring," Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 41, no. 2, 203-227. RESUME La presente etude procede a 1'analyse du travail a domicile en Australie. Tel que defini ...
Canadian Industrial Relations Association. Meeting, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRAVAIL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term travail is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Travail Lakeside Party: Win tickets to this ultimate food-lovers party
Congratulations to Leanna Hanson, Laura Guerrero Larson, Korto Ann Dixon, Ryan Chapman and Kate Khan! You've each won a pair of tickets to Travail ... «City Pages, Jun 15»
2
Travail crafting the ultimate pop-up
Because they didn't already have enough going on in their three-ring, four-star circus of a restaurant, the creative-energy-to-burn ownership behind Travail ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 15»
3
Travail will host all-star potluck for hurt chef
More than 20 star chefs, brewmasters and food experts from around the Twin Cities will assemble at Travail Kitchen & Amusements this month for a fundraiser ... «Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal, May 15»
4
Travail hosting fundraiser for injured chef
"[Tommy] had a GoFundMe me page set up by friends," said Travail's Megan Leafblad. "We were going to contribute to that and then thought we could throw a ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Apr 15»
5
Reflecting on Travail Kitchen and Amusement's First Year
Travail is not just a singular dining experience, but a restaurant built from tenacity and a few crazy ideas. What's easy to miss in the thumping music, carnival ... «Eater, Mar 15»
6
Bite Of Minnesota: Travail Experience
By now you've likely heard of Travail, the popular chef driven restaurant in Robbinsdale. You've probably read stories both about the long lines and the amazing ... «CBS Local, Mar 15»
7
Want to eat at Travail? Buy a ticket
A Travail chef preps a course using liquid nitrogen in the open kitchen of its new building in downtown Robbinsdale. All the cooks double as waitstaff and make ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Feb 15»
8
Travail Sells Tickets for Nightly Dining Experience
It used to be that the only way to guarantee a table inside Robbinsdale's Travail Kitchen and Amusements was to either be a Kickstarter backer or line up outside ... «Eater, Feb 15»
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No reservations: Popular Twin Cities restaurant will sell tickets to dine
Travail will begin selling tickets for March “reservations” starting next Wednesday, Feb. 18. After that, tickets will typically be released three months at a time ... «Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews, Feb 15»
10
Travail's meal ticket: Restaurant will sell dinner seats
Robbinsdale restaurant Travail is known for a couple things: Really good food, an absolutely tremendous Kickstarter campaign and incredibly long lines to get in ... «Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Travail [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/travail>. Feb 2020 ».
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