Effort is defined as the use of physical or mental energy, the act or result of trying to do something.
The energy or motive force by which a physical system or machine is operated:
The work accomplished by, or the role in production of, all workers, esp. workers for wages
Freedom or occasion for action; scope:
The capacity or power to do work, such as the capacity to move an object (of a given mass) by the application of force. Energy can exist in a variety of forms, such as electrical, mechanical, chemical, thermal, or nuclear, and can be transformed from one form to another. It is measured by the amount of work done, usually in joules or watts.
Vigorous physical effort, as that used in scrubbing or polishing something
A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
An attack; an assault:
A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
The causation of change by the exertion of power or a natural process:
A difficult, continuous effort, as in climbing
The power to resist attack; impregnability
Toil means continuous and hard work.
A distressing or difficult happening or situation
One's place of employment:
An application is defined as a downloadable game or tool for computers and some handheld devices.
The active use or application of something:
(Math.) Any process, as addition, division, etc., involving a change or transformation in a quantity
The act, way, or extent of using or treating; treatment; use
The power or ability to use
A period of time:
The act of putting into play
Tribulation or agony; anguish.
The process of sweating.
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