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 department store is offering customers a parking fee refund in an effort to spark a campaign to lure shoppers back into York city centre.
a joint effort
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.