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Meaning & Definition of Campaign in English

English

Campaign

/kæmpen/

noun

1. A race between candidates for elective office

  • "I managed his campaign for governor"
  • "He is raising money for a senate run"
    synonym:
  • political campaign
  • ,
  • campaign
  • ,
  • run

2. A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

  • "He supported populist campaigns"
  • "They worked in the cause of world peace"
  • "The team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"
  • "The movement to end slavery"
  • "Contributed to the war effort"
    synonym:
  • campaign
  • ,
  • cause
  • ,
  • crusade
  • ,
  • drive
  • ,
  • movement
  • ,
  • effort

3. Several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)

    synonym:
  • campaign
  • ,
  • military campaign

4. An overland journey by hunters (especially in africa)

    synonym:
  • campaign
  • ,
  • hunting expedition
  • ,
  • safari

verb

1. Run, stand, or compete for an office or a position

  • "Who's running for treasurer this year?"
    synonym:
  • campaign
  • ,
  • run

2. Exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person

  • Be an advocate for
  • "The liberal party pushed for reforms"
  • "She is crusading for women's rights"
  • "The dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
    synonym:
  • crusade
  • ,
  • fight
  • ,
  • press
  • ,
  • campaign
  • ,
  • push
  • ,
  • agitate

3. Go on a campaign

  • Go off to war
    synonym:
  • campaign
  • ,
  • take the field

Examples of using

Regrettably, he lacks the financial wherewithal to run a presidential campaign.
As the days passed, our campaign grew in momentum.
We started a campaign against smoking.