pains

  • 1 Pains — (p[=a]nz), n. Labor; toilsome effort; care or trouble taken; plural in form, but used with a singular or plural verb, commonly the former. [1913 Webster] And all my pains is sorted to no proof. Shak. [1913 Webster] The pains they had taken was… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 pains — pains; pains·tak·ing; pains·tak·ing·ly; pains·tak·ing·ness; …

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  • 3 pains — index burden, effort, endeavor, labor (exertion), struggle Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 pains — *effort, exertion, trouble Analogous words: labor, toil, travail, *work: industriousness or industry, diligence, sedulousness, assiduousness (see corresponding adjectives at BUSY) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 pains — noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑striving, ↑nisus, ↑strain • Derivationally related forms: ↑strenuous (for: ↑strain), ↑ …

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  • 6 pains — n. trouble 1) to go to, spare no, take pains to + inf. (she took great pains to get her message across) physical suffering 2) (med.) labor pains 3) growing * * * take pains to + inf. (she took great pains to get her message across) [ physical… …

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  • 7 Pains — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Pains Country and Admin Code BR.15.3146503 BR …

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  • 8 pains — noun (used in plural) Trouble taken doing something; attention to detail; careful effort …

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  • 9 pains — Synonyms and related words: assiduity, assiduousness, diligence, effort, elbow grease, endeavor, energy, exertion, hard pull, industriousness, industry, long pull, might and main, muscle, nerve and sinew, painstaking, painstakingness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 pains — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. exertion, labor, effort; attention, seriousness …

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  • 11 pains — n. aches and cramps associated with childbirth; great effort, efforts to get something done peɪn n. sensation of physical discomfort (often due to illness or injury); emotional suffering or distress; someone or something that is irritating or… …

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  • 12 pains — spain …

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  • 13 pains — careful effort. → pain …

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  • 14 pains — n. [Often used in the singular number by the best writers.] 1. Labor, care, trouble, toilsome effort, task. 2. Travail, childbirth, labor …

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  • 15 pains — Plural of pain. Great effort to please or to accomplish in a most satisfactory manner …

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  • 16 pains´tak´ing|ly — pains|tak|ing «PAYNZ TAY kihng», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. very careful; particular; scrupulous: »a painstaking writer. SYNONYM(S): assiduous. 2. marked or characterized by attentive care; carefully done: »a painstaking reproduction. –n. the… …

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  • 17 pains|tak|ing — «PAYNZ TAY kihng», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. very careful; particular; scrupulous: »a painstaking writer. SYNONYM(S): assiduous. 2. marked or characterized by attentive care; carefully done: »a painstaking reproduction. –n. the taking of pains;… …

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  • 18 Pains, Minas Gerais — Pains is a Brazilian municipality located in the center of the state of Minas Gerais. Its population as of 2007 was 8,122 people living in a total area of 418 km². The city belongs to the meso region of Oeste de Minas and to the micro region of… …

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  • 19 pains'takingly — adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑pain …

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  • 20 Pains, growing — Mysterious pains in growing children, usually in the legs. These pains are similar to what the weekend gardener suffers from on Monday—an overuse type of problem. If in playing, children exceed their regular threshold, they will be sore,… …

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