- an organized community drive or achievement.
- a fund-raising drive.
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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How to use effort in a sentence
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
The U.S. military just unveiled a new effort to get Iraqis ready to battle ISIS.
Where the U.S. once sought to train several divisions worth, the latest effort is for just 3,000 troops.
Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said the decline was a result of an effort to decrease gang violence.
The remaining one struggled for another half-minute, and flared up in one last, desperate effort.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
He had seen the act committed, he felt sure but had made no effort whatever to stop the thief.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
I shall therefore, in my effort to prove the Bible fallible, quote almost wholly from Christian critics.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
To make the effort of articulation a vital impulse in response to a mental concept,—this is the object sought.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Make a personal appeal to your men and Godley's to make a supreme effort to hold their ground.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for effort
Derived forms of efforteffortful, adjective
Word Origin for effort
Scientific definitions for effort
Other Idioms and Phrases with effort
see all out (effort); last-ditch effort.