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Synonyms for effort
ˈɛf ərt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, endeavour, elbow grease, travail, exploit, feat, drive, movement, campaign, sweat, attack, cause, try, enterprise, crusade, exertion, endeavor

  2. effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat(noun)

    use of physical or mental energy; hard work

    "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, endeavour, elbow grease, lather, travail, parturiency, exploit, campaign, childbed, feat, drive, labour, sudor, perspiration, movement, try, sweat, fret, stew, cause, labor, swither, lying-in, confinement, crusade, exertion, endeavor

  3. feat, effort, exploit(noun)

    a notable achievement

    "he performed a great feat"; "the book was her finest effort"

    Synonyms:
    elbow grease, attempt, campaign, feat, try, endeavour, endeavor, crusade, sweat, movement, drive, exploit, travail, cause, exertion

  4. 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, crusade, trend, feat, endeavour, drive, parkway, social movement, sweat, safari, ride, run, campaign, drift, try, hunting expedition, causal agency, lawsuit, endeavor, suit

Wiktionary

  1. effort(noun)

    Synonyms:
    struggleNoun

  2. effort(noun)

    To make an effort.

    It took a lot of effort to find a decent-sized, fully-furnished apartment withing walking distance of the office.

    Synonyms:
    struggleNoun

  3. effort(noun)

    An endeavour.

    Although he didn't win any medals, Johnson's effort at the Olympics won over many fans.

    Synonyms:
    struggleNoun

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. effort(n)

    Effort denotes the voluntary putting forth of power to attain or accomplish some specific thing; it reaches toward a definite end; exertion is a putting forth of power without special reference to an object. Every effort is an exertion, but not every exertion is an effort. Attempt is more experimental than effort, endeavor less strenuous but more continuous. An effort is a single act, an endeavor a continued series of acts; an endeavor is sustained and enduring, and may be lifelong; we do not have a society of Christian Attempt, or of Christian Effort, but of Christian Endeavor. A struggle is a violent effort or strenuous exertion. An essay is an attempt, effort, or endeavor made as a test of the powers of the one who makes it. Compare ENDEAVOR, v.

    Synonyms:
    attempt, endeavor, endeavor, essay, exertion, struggle, trial

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. effort

    Synonyms:
    trial, attempt, endeavor, exertion

    Antonyms:
    failure, misadventure, unsuccess, frustration, futility, inactivity, ease, facility, spontaneity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. effort(n.)

    Synonyms:
    endeavor, attempt, trial, essay, exertion, struggle, strain, straining, stretch

  2. effort(n.)

    Synonyms:
    enterprise, undertaking, cause

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. effort(n)

    Synonyms:
    attempt, endeavor, trial, essay, venture, exertion, strain, struggle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    efforts, endeavour, attempt, work, initiative, commitment, endeavor, utmost, action

How to pronounce effort?

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How to use effort in a sentence?

  1. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder:

    Modernizing state government is an ongoing effort, i appreciate the work of the legislature in analyzing the criminal code and eliminating statutes that no longer make sense in the 21st century.

  2. Adrian Rankine-Galloway:

    Given the extraordinarily complex battle space in these areas, it is vital that Turkey and all partners in the defeat-ISIS effort coordinate their actions closely as we work together to maintain maximum pressure on ISIS and ensure the safety of all Coalition personnel in theater.

  3. Amit Ray:

    You are a Golden Witnessing Screen. Meditation is the effortless effort to keep that screen clean, clear and relaxed.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    In coming weeks, the powers are liable to reach a framework agreement with Iran, an agreement liable to leave Iran as a nuclear threshold state, something that would chiefly imperil the existence of the State of Israel, as prime minister of Israel, I am obligated to make every effort to prevent Iran from getting nuclear weaponry that will be aimed at the State of Israel. This effort is global and I will go anywhere I am invited to make the State of Israel's case and defend its future and existence.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Admettre une erreur, et en prenant la responsabilité de vos actions nécessite courage, le courage et l'humilité extraordinaire. beaucoup de gens interprètent mal l'étape de accountabiliy comme une faiblesse. ous ne doit pas penser de cette façon, parce que ce ne est pas votre faiblesse du tout. au contraire, il montre votre personnage ouverte d'esprit, et une ouverture de votre cœur. disant "désolé" faut plus haut niveau de capacité intellectuelle, au-dessus et au-delà ordinaire. seulement une personne forte et bien équilibrée avec du caractère et la clarté d'esprit peut le faire sans effort. être fiers tout en prenant la responsabilité de vos actions. être fiers, parce que ce est la seule partie de votre personnage qui vous différencier et de vous élever de la foule. il fera de vous ce que vous êtes vraiment - le «couper-dessus du reste" et extraordinaire.


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