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involving a lot of people or organizations working together in a determined way
done or doing something very carefully and slowly
an all-out effort involves all of someone’s energy, strength, and determination
a last-ditch attempt, effort etc is a final try at achieving something difficult, when other attempts have already failed
if you look, listen, or think hard, you do it carefully with your full attention
with as much effort as possible
as quickly or with as much effort as possible
used for emphasizing how much effort something takes
by working very hard
using a lot of force
in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them
a soft sweet fruit that looks like a large orange-coloured tomato and grows on a persimmon tree
an electric skateboard
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Free thesaurus definition of words used to describe effort from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.