Synonyms of effort in English:

effort


See definition of effort

noun

1‘they made an effort to reach a settlement’

SYNONYMS
attempt, try, endeavour
informal crack, go, shot, stab, bash, whack
formal essay
archaic assay

2‘Guy's score of 68 was a fine effort’

SYNONYMS
achievement, accomplishment, performance, attainment, result, feat, deed, exploit, undertaking, enterprise
work, handiwork, creation, production, opus
triumph, success, positive result, coup, master stroke, stroke of genius

3‘it requires little effort to operate the handle’

SYNONYMS
exertion, force, power, energy, work, muscle, application, labour, the sweat of one's brow, striving, endeavour, toil, struggle, slog, strain, stress, trouble, bother
informal sweat, elbow grease
British informal graft
Australian, New Zealand informal yakka, hard yakka
archaic travail, moil

Phrases

    spare no effort


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    informal


    make every effort

    ‘the directors of almost all the parks are making every effort to draw in visitors with new attractions’


    SYNONYMS


    informal


    make an effort

    ‘more than four in ten adults have made an effort to cut their carb intake’


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    informal


    Australian, New Zealand informal


    formal


    archaic


    with effort

    ‘'It's bad, sir', he said, controlling his voice with effort’


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    ANTONYMS

    easily