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effort meaning

EN[ˈɛfət] [ˈɛfɚt]
US
WEffort
  • Effort may refer to:
  • Effort, Pennsylvania, a CDP in Monroe County, Pennsylvania
  • Effortfulness, the subjective experience of exertion when performing an activity
FR effort

    Definition of effort in English Dictionary

  • NounPLefforts
    1. The work involved in performing an activity; exertion.
      1. It took a lot of effort to find a decent-sized, fully-furnished apartment within walking distance of the office.   He made a conscious effort to not appear affected by the stories in the paper. ‎
    2. An endeavour.
      1. Although he didn't win any medals, Johnson's effort at the Olympics won over many fans. ‎
    3. A force acting on a body in the direction of its motion.
    4. VerbSGeffortsPReffortingPT, PPefforted
      1. (uncommon) VI To make an effort.
        1. OBS VT To stimulate.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • But, somewhat against the run of play, Craddock fired the visitors ahead, volleying a low effort beyond Simon Mignolet after Sunderland twice failed to clear attempted crosses from Stephen Hunt.
            • Children may act up in class in an effort to get attention.
            • Sutton and David Templeton both had efforts just off target as Hearts' tactics of high-tempo, pressing football ruffled the English side's feathers.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • It seems like a paradox, people whose job it is to be unobtrusive or semiobtrusive honoring themselves for their efforts.
            • I number several authors among my aquaintance [...] and they invariably become all of a doodah when they read a stinker in the press about their latest effort.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Intransitive verbs
                • Transitive verbs
              Related Links:
              1. fr effort
              2. en efforts
              3. fr efforts
              4. en effortless
              5. en effortlessly
              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of effort for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "effort" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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