slave - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/sleɪv/
present tense
I/you/we/theyslave
he/she/itslaves
present participleslaving
past tenseslaved
past participleslaved
present tense
I/you/we/theyslave away
he/she/itslaves away
present participleslaving away
past tenseslaved away
past participleslaved away

or slave away 

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  1. to work very hard

    I’ve been slaving away all day while you’ve been out enjoying yourself.