- an organized community drive or achievement.
- a fund-raising drive.
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Origin of effort
synonym study for effort
OTHER WORDS FROM effortcoun·ter·ef·fort, nouno·ver·ef·fort, nounpre·ef·fort, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for effort
That’s a view that most nonreligious Americans reject, which is likely a part of the reason that their support for Biden is so high, despite the campaign’s minimal outreach efforts.More And More Americans Aren’t Religious. Why Are Democrats Ignoring These Voters?|Daniel Cox|September 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The United States greatly appreciates their efforts and transparency.Timeline: The 124 times Trump has downplayed the coronavirus threat|Aaron Blake, JM Rieger|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
This was part of a larger effort by Kroc and former McDonald’s chairman Fred Turner to identify entrepreneurs who were commercially minded and driven to succeed.Why McDonald’s sets the standard for equitable business models|jakemeth|September 16, 2020|Fortune
A who’s who of celebrities plans to boycott Instagram tomorrow in an effort to pressure its parent company, Facebook to do a better job of controlling violence, racism, and hate across its services.Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry, and Leonardo DiCaprio plan one-day Instagram boycott. Here’s why|Danielle Abril|September 15, 2020|Fortune
My Bay Area neighborhood, on the other hand, has benefited from consistent investment in efforts to defend it against the ravages of climate change.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
As part of that effort, Said received weapons training for months, sources told The Daily Beast.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The effort to sterilize his image first began when Epstein hired Los Angeles-based spin doctors Sitrick Co.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said the decline was a result of an effort to decrease gang violence.
He was then literally slapped around by the high priest, who pulled on his ears in an effort to produce tears.
In an effort to gain early attention, he focused his attention on the Iowa precinct caucuses, which had never mattered much.
Infinite—this word is by no means the expression of a clear idea: it is merely the expression of an effort to attain one.
To which Ingeborg, absorbed in the failure of her effort to find help and comfort, answered droopingly "No."The Pastor's Wife|Elizabeth von Arnim
With an effort he ceased building castles, pulled himself together, and mentally repeated Fernie's instruction on the rifle.The Witch Doctor and other Rhodesian Studies|Frank Worthington
"The more reason why an effort should now be made to get over it," I replied.
It has been given to few or none to live a life so full of effort and achievement, so rich in honour and success and fame.Views and Reviews|William Ernest Henley
British Dictionary definitions for effort
Derived forms of efforteffortful, adjective
Word Origin for effort
Scientific definitions for effort
Idioms and Phrases with effort
see all out (effort); last-ditch effort.