Acceptable For Game Play - US & UK word lists

This word is acceptable for play in the US & UK dictionaries that are being used in the following games:

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. The act or an instance of exerting, especially a strenuous effort.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. An expenditure of physical or mental effort.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The act of exerting, or putting into motion or action; the active exercise of any power or faculty; an effort, esp. a laborious or perceptible effort.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The act of exerting; the act of putting into motion or action; effort; a striving: as, an exertion of strength or power; an exertion of the limbs or of the mind.
  • n. Synonyms Endeavor, attempt, trial.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. use of physical or mental energy; hard work
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    labor    toil    labour   
    Words with the same meaning
    attempt    endeavor    effort    essay    trial   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    toil    effort    zeal    devotion    perseverance    hardship    anxiety    fatigue    labors    achievement