Synonyms for overwork

Synonyms for (noun) overwork

Synonyms: overwork, overworking

Definition: the act of working too much or too long

Usage: he became ill from overwork

Similar words: labor, labour, toil

Definition: productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

Usage: his labor did not require a great deal of skill

Synonyms for (verb) overwork

Synonyms: overwork

Definition: use too much

Usage: This play has been overworked

Similar words: process, work, work on

Definition: shape, form, or improve a material

Usage: work stone into tools; process iron; work the metal


Synonyms: exploit, overwork

Definition: work excessively hard

Usage: he is exploiting the students

Similar words: put to work, work

Definition: cause to work

Usage: he is working his servants hard