Part of speech:
An earnest attempt or effort
Exertion is defined as physical or mental effort, or to the use of force or influence.
A thrust, as with a knife or dagger
Change in form or size, or both, resulting from stress or force
A sudden short burst, as of energy, activity, or growth.
Something that has been made or done; result of a specific kind of activity or way of working [to have dental work done, skillful brushwork]
The act of striving
The work accomplished by, or the role in production of, all workers, esp. workers for wages
Force exerted in pulling or required to overcome resistance in pulling:
Strenuous labor or exertion:
An act of tasting or sampling.
Something resembling such a composition:
A formal adversarial proceeding to hear evidence and decide legal issues and claims. Trials are covered by established rules of courtroom procedure as well as rules of evidence.
A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
Labor pains; pains of childbirth
The act of striving
The thing risked; a stake; especially, something sent to sea in trade.
Strength; energy; vigor; power
A specific use to which something is put:
A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
An applied force or system of forces that tends to strain or deform a body.
An instance of tugging; a strong or sudden pull:
Vigorous physical effort, as that used in scrubbing or polishing something
A bold, difficult, dangerous, or important undertaking
A formal statement of a decision or expression of opinion put before or adopted by an assembly such as the US Congress.
(Uncountable) The tendency to work persistently.
The ability to hit a target or intended point:
Showing or characterized by persistent attention or untiring application:
Something offered; presentation, proposal, suggestion, bid, etc.
A measure of such a force:
The result of such training or control
(Baseball) A quick pitching delivery used when runners are on base where the pitcher slides his leg instead of lifting it.
(Informal) Persevering energy; enterprise:
Sloth is laziness or a lack of effort, or a slow-moving, tree-hanging mammal from Central and South America.
Having to do with conation
Requiring great effort, energy, or exertion:
The process of achieving something:
Constant personal attention and often obsequious solicitude.
The definition of a chore is a routine or unpleasant task.
The effort required to carry out a responsibility or to meet a standard of care.
A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
To exercise is defined as to engage in physical activity for the purposes of working your body to stay healthy.
Task is something that has to be done.
A period of time:
A specific piece of work, as in one's trade, or done by agreement for pay
A moment; an instant:
(Informal) A try; attempt; endeavor
A quantitative determination of the amount of a given substance in a particular sample. Assays are regularly used to determine the purity of precious metals. They can be performed by wet methods or dry methods. In the wet method, the sample is dissolved in a reagent, like an acid, until the purified metal is separated out. In the dry method, the sample is mixed with a flux (a substance such as borax or silica that helps lower the melting temperature) and then the sample is heated to the point where impurities in the metal fuse with the flux, leaving the purified metal as a residue.
Something accomplished; an achievement.
An acquiring or being acquired
The definition of an acquisition is the act of getting or receiving something, or the item that was received.
Something, such as an accomplishment or achievement, that is attained.
An act or accomplishment showing unusual daring, skill, endurance, etc.; remarkable deed; exploit
A series of military operations undertaken to achieve a large-scale objective during a war:
A basis for an action or response; a reason:
A vigorous, concerted action for some cause or idea, or against some abuse
An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
(used in plural) Trouble taken doing something; attention to detail; careful effort.
Toil means continuous and hard work.
An offer to pay a certain amount of money for something:
Military or physical training, esp. of a group, as in marching, the manual of arms, or gymnastic exercises
Whirl means the act of spinning or twirling, or a state of confusion.
Freedom from financial difficulty; affluence:
An instance of effort, sense 1
- ?pains suggests a laborious, diligent attempt to take pains with one's work
- Endeavor suggests an earnest, sustained attempt to accomplish a particular, usually meritorious, end a life spent in the endeavor to do good
- Exertion implies an energetic, vigorous use of power, strength, etc., often without reference to any particular end she feels faint after any exertion
- Effort implies a conscious attempt to achieve a particular end make some effort to be friendly
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