Definition Of effort


a vigorous or determined attempt.

hammer birdhouses to country fenceposts in an effort to bring back the eastern bluebird

Example Of effort

  • "It is urgent that students and professors who support the war effort not be intimidated, " they write.

  • A number of changes have been made in an effort to reduce the problems experienced in the past.

  • A post-mortem examination was being held yesterday in an effort to determine the exact cause of death.

  • About 40 industry members have been recruited to work on the war effort .

  • And, in our own small way, we must try and make some kind of physical effort .

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