- an organized community drive or achievement.
- a fund-raising drive.
Origin of effort
SYNONYMS FOR effort
Related formscoun·ter·ef·fort, nouno·ver·ef·fort, nounpre·ef·fort, noun
Examples from the Web for efforts
Ultimately, Gow says, the brothers failed in their efforts to recreate the Auroch.
And who can blame them for feeling disenfranchised when they see their efforts dwarfed by the mega donors.
Despite his efforts to live in the present, he seemed haunted by the specter of his father.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Even in the parts of the movement he does cover, some people and efforts are missing.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many parents have been defeated in their efforts to get help from child welfare departments.
It was too dark for her to see his efforts to show her a way out of the mass of fallen rubbish.Chatterbox, 1906|Various
A single week convinced her of the utter futility of these efforts.The Sick-a-Bed Lady|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
In our efforts to improve on him, we have too often left the right way and followed the impossible method inaugurated by Locke.
But all the efforts of the governor to effect the permanent civilization of these miserable people proved utterly abortive.Peter Parley's Tales About America and Australia|Samuel Griswold Goodrich
That he was often disappointed in these efforts, is shown by more than one passage in his writings.
British Dictionary definitions for efforts
Derived Formseffortful, adjective
Word Origin for effort
Science definitions for efforts
Idioms and Phrases with efforts
see all out (effort); last-ditch effort.