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Synonyms of campaign

Noun


1. political campaign, campaign, run, race

usage: a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"

2. campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort, venture

usage: a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"

3. campaign, military campaign, operation, military operation

usage: several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)

4. campaign, hunting expedition, safari, expedition

usage: an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)

Verb


1. campaign, run, race, run

usage: run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?"

2. crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate, advertise, advertize, promote, push

usage: exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"

3. campaign, take the field

usage: go on a campaign; go off to war

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