effort (n):
a notable achievement
he performed a great feat.
the book was her finest effort
effort (n):
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

Related Words: campaigncrusadedrive
effort (n):
use of physical or mental energy; hard work
he got an A for effort.
they managed only with great exertion

Related Words: exertiontravail
effort (n):
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

Related Words: attemptendeavorendeavourtry
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