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Meaning & Definition of Effort in English

English

Effort

/ɛfərt/

noun

1. Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

  • "Made an effort to cover all the reading material"
  • "Wished him luck in his endeavor"
  • "She gave it a good try"
    synonym:
  • attempt
  • ,
  • effort
  • ,
  • endeavor
  • ,
  • endeavour
  • ,
  • try

2. Use of physical or mental energy

  • Hard work
  • "He got an a for effort"
  • "They managed only with great exertion"
    synonym:
  • effort
  • ,
  • elbow grease
  • ,
  • exertion
  • ,
  • travail
  • ,
  • sweat

3. A notable achievement

  • "He performed a great feat"
  • "The book was her finest effort"
    synonym:
  • feat
  • ,
  • effort
  • ,
  • exploit

4. 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

Examples of using

He made no effort to apologize.
In the name of the Brazilian president, Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva, Claudio Soarez Rocha expressed admiration for the continuing effort which Esperanto-speaking people throughout the world are always making, for the greater spread of Esperanto. He wrote, amongst other things,“We know that in the history of mankind, there have been languages that have become intrusive as a result of political power, such as Latin, or to a certain extent French and lately, English. We very much wish, in fact, that one day Espe
The project was a joint effort by students from three different classes.