Textual thesaurus for "effort"

(noun) exploit, feat

a notable achievement

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

(noun) elbow grease, travail, sweat, exertion

use of physical or mental energy; hard work

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

(noun) endeavor, endeavour, try, attempt

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

(noun) movement, campaign, cause, crusade, drive

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