- 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
How to use effort in a sentence
But Republican and Democratic parties have made efforts to reverse that trend.
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
You need but will, and it is done; but if you relax your efforts, you will be ruined; for ruin and recovery are both from within.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
The friars were exceedingly wroth, and combined to defeat the Generalʼs efforts to come to an understanding with the rebels.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Greenlaw (Charles P.), his efforts in obtaining steam for India, 560.
The machine penetrated everywhere, thrusting aside with its gigantic arm the feeble efforts of handicraft.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
It was a very dangerous one, too, and sometimes lives were sacrificed in his efforts to capture or to kill this fierce wild beast.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
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.