Synonyms for (noun) effort

Synonyms: exploit, feat, effort

Definition: a notable achievement

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

Similar words: accomplishment, achievement

Definition: the action of accomplishing something


Synonyms: effort, elbow grease, travail, sweat, exertion

Definition: use of physical or mental energy; hard work

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

Similar words: labor, labour, toil

Definition: productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

Usage: his labor did not require a great deal of skill


Synonyms: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt

Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: movement, campaign, cause, crusade, drive, effort

Definition: a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

Usage: 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

Similar words: venture

Definition: any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome