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conducts, practices, movements, exercises, performances, activities, enterprises, labors, endeavors, operations, actions, deeds, motions, behaviors.
deeds, approaches, aims, proceedings, engagements, maneuvers, gambits, ventures, enterprises, actions, productions, assays, endeavors, jobs, performances, undertakings, commitments, projects, adventures, essays, contracts, attempts, purposes, exploits.
Examples of usage:
He desired that it might be shown to him whether all his efforts would be in vain or not, whether he should ever win in the struggle that was before him. - "The Soul of a People", H. Fielding.
But all efforts to discover their source failed. - "Barriers Burned Away", E. P. Roe.
He hesitated, and then added, in a voice which, in spite of all his efforts, was almost tender, " You are not afraid of its being here, are you?" - "A Bachelor's Dream", Mrs. Hungerford.
effort, least effort, fund-raising effort, waste of effort, effects, personal effects, effortful, effortless, effaces, Juncus Effusus.