war effort

Definition of war effort

  1. :  all that is being done to win a war He wanted to contribute in some way to the war effort.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations

    :  a period of such armed conflict

    :  state of war

  1. :  to be in active or vigorous conflict

    :  to engage in warfare

  1. :  worse

  1. :  worst, overcome

  1. :  conscious exertion of power :  hard work

    :  a serious attempt :  try

    :  something produced by exertion or trying

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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