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Synonyms for crusade
kruˈseɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    political campaign, motility, driveway, thrust, exertion, case, reason, movement, apparent motion, private road, exploit, elbow grease, motion, attempt, causal agent, driving force, move, apparent movement, grounds, front, bowel movement, driving, cause, bm, causa, military campaign, travail, trend, feat, endeavour, drive, parkway, social movement, sweat, safari, ride, run, campaign, drift, try, hunting expedition, effort, causal agency, lawsuit, endeavor, suit

  2. Crusade(verb)

    any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims

    Synonyms:
    campaign, effort, cause, drive, movement

  3. crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    fight, tug, excite, iron out, press out, crowd, raise up, shake up, shake, commove, run, press, vex, agitate, advertize, adjure, stir, budge, shift, urge on, weight-lift, promote, foment, turn on, rouse, compress, urge, struggle, oppose, entreat, contend, beseech, contract, iron, defend, fight back, squeeze, charge, compact, bear on, drive, exhort, labor, force, stir up, bid, charge up, push, fight down, campaign, take the field, weigh, conjure, constrict, disturb, advertise, weightlift, labour

  4. crusade(verb)

    go on a crusade; fight a holy war

    Synonyms:
    campaign, fight, press, agitate, push

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crusade":

    crusader, cross, baptiste, campaign

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How to use crusade in a sentence?

  1. John Kennedy, Autobiography of malcolm x:

    Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shore, the scar of our racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles over racial supremacy. We are perhaps the only nation which tried as a matter of national policy to wipe out its indigenous population. Moreover, we elevated that tragic experience into a noble crusade. Indeed, even today we have not permitted ourselves to reject or feel remorse for this shameful episode. Our literature, our films, our drama, our folklore all exalt it. Our children are still taught to respect the violence which reduced a red-skinned people of an earlier culture into a few fragmented groups herded into impoverished reservations.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Extremist groups rarely consider the endgame. They’re so emotionally entrenched in the crusade; they fail to realize their extreme conceptions precludes normalcy in their lives.

  3. President George W. Bush:

    This crusade, this war on terrorism, is going to take a while, and the American people must be patient. I'm going to be patient.

  4. The Italian photographer Majoli:

    It's a really shocking title for me. It's a hatred title. ... It's the beginning of hatred that is in Europe. We don't want to talk about crusade, these kind of big words, but this is the beginning of that. many times when I come to Paris ... that is the bar where usually I have my last drink before I go to bed.

  5. Emir Caner:

    Forget the fact that Muslims killed Catholic pilgrims before the first crusade began.

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