1. a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country

    Synonyms : hostile expedition, military expedition
    Type Of : campaign, military campaign
  2. a journey taken for pleasure

    Synonyms : excursion, jaunt, junket, outing, pleasure trip, sashay
    Type Of : journeying, journey
  3. the property of being prompt and efficient

    Synonyms : despatch, dispatch, expeditiousness
    Type Of : rapidity, quickness, speediness, celerity, rapidness
  4. a journey organized for a particular purpose

    Type Of : journeying, journey
  5. an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose

    Type Of : working party, working group
    Examples :
    • an expedition was sent to explore Mars


  1. the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion

    Synonyms : incitement
    Type Of : persuasion, suasion
  2. a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action

    Type Of : communicating, communication


  1. the act of enrolling

    Synonyms : enrollment, registration
    Type Of : entering, entrance, entry, incoming, ingress


  1. in an exponential manner

    Examples :
    • inflation is growing exponentially


  1. run away secretly with one's beloved

    Synonyms : run off
    Type Of : flee, fly, take flight
    Examples :
    • The young couple eloped and got married in Las Vegas


  1. the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition

    Synonyms : disentanglement, unsnarling, untangling
    Type Of : freeing, liberation, release


  1. make an effort or attempt

    Synonyms : assay, attempt, seek, try
    Type Of : act, move
    Examples :
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
  2. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

    Synonyms : examine, prove, test, try, try out
    Type Of : pass judgment, evaluate, judge
  3. an analytic or interpretive literary composition

    Type Of : piece of writing, written material, writing
  4. a tentative attempt

    Type Of : endeavor, effort, endeavour, attempt, try


  1. relating to or composed of electors

    Examples :
    • electoral college
  2. of or relating to elections

    Examples :
    • electoral process


  1. marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness

    Synonyms : in love, infatuated, potty, smitten, soft on, taken with
    Examples :
    • Narcissus was a beautiful Greek youth who became enamored of his own reflection


  1. showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states

    Synonyms : empathic
    Examples :
    • a sensitive and empathetic school counselor