HyperDic: campaign

English > 7 senses of the word campaign:
NOUNeventcampaign, political campaign, runa race between candidates for elective office
actcampaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, efforta series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
actcampaign, military campaignseveral related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
actcampaign, hunting expedition, safarian overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)
VERBcompetitioncampaign, runrun, stand, or compete for an office or a position
socialcampaign, crusade, fight, press, push, agitateexert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person
competitioncampaign, take the fieldgo on a campaign
campaign > pronunciation
Soundskaempey'n
Rhymesabstain ... windowpane: 127 rhymes with eyn...
English > campaign: 7 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA race between candidates for elective office.
Example"I managed his campaign for governor"
Synonymspolitical campaign, run
Narrowergovernor's race, campaign for governorA race for election to the governorship
senate campaign, senate raceA race for election to the senate
BroaderraceAny competition
Spanishcampaña electoral, campaña
Catalancampanya electoral
Verbscampaignrun, stand, or compete for an office or a position
English > campaign: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end.
Example"he supported populist campaigns"
Synonymscause, crusade, drive, movement, effort
Narroweradvertising campaign, ad campaign, ad blitzAn organized program of advertisements
anti-war movementA campaign against entering or continuing a war
campaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneering, political campaignThe campaign of a candidate to be elected
charm campaignA campaign of flattery and friendliness (by a company, politician, etc.) to become more popular and gain support
consumerismA movement advocating greater protection of the interests of consumers
feminist movement, feminism, women's liberation movement, women's libThe movement aimed at equal rights for women
fund-raising campaign, fund-raising drive, fund-raising effortA campaign to raise money for some cause
gay liberation movement, gay libThe movement aimed at liberating homosexuals from legal or social or economic oppression
lost causeA defeated cause or a cause for which defeat is inevitable
reformA campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
warA concerted campaign to end something that is injurious
youth movement, youth crusadePolitical or religious or social reform movement or agitation consisting chiefly of young people
BroaderventureAny venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
Spanishcampaña, causa, cometido, cruzada, empeño, misión, movimiento
Catalancampanya, causa, moviment
Verbscampaignexert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person
English > campaign: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningSeveral related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints).
Synonymmilitary campaign
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
InstancesDardanelles, Dardanelles campaignThe unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia
Okinawa, Okinawa campaignA campaign in the closing days of World War II in the Pacific (April to June 1945)
Petersburg, Petersburg CampaignThe final campaign of the American Civil War (1864-65)
Wilderness CampaignAmerican Civil War
Narrowerexpedition, military expedition, hostile expeditionA military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country
Broaderoperation, military operationActivity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)
Spanishcampaña
Catalancampanya
Verbscampaigngo on a campaign
English > campaign: 7 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningAn overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa).
Synonymshunting expedition, safari
RegionAfricaThe second largest continent
BroaderexpeditionA journey organized for a particular purpose
Spanishcampaña, expedición de casa, expedición de caza, expedición, safari
Catalansafari
English > campaign: 7 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningRun, stand, or compete for an office or a position.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymrun
Narrowercross-file, registerHave one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
rerunRun again for office
stumpTravel through a district and make political speeches
whistlestoptour the country in order to solicit votes for an election
Broaderrace, runcompete in a race
Spanishhacer campaña
Nounscampaigna race between candidates for elective office
campaignera politician who is running for public office
English > campaign: 7 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningExert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymscrusade, fight, press, push, agitate
Broaderadvertise, advertize, promote, pushmake publicity for
Similar toadvertise, advertize, promote, pushmake publicity for
Spanishagitar, cruzar, hacer campaña, pulsar
Nounscampaigna series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
English > campaign: 7 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaninggo on a campaign; go off to war.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymtake the field
Entailswarmake or wage war
Narrowercrusadego on a crusade
Nounscampaignseveral related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)

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