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  Words related to crusade

Related / Similar Words: campaign, cause, drive, movement, effort, Crusade, fight, press, push, agitate

 

Definition:
  • 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;
  • any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11-13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims;
  • go on a crusade; fight a holy war;
  • 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 fa;

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    Hyponyms: advertising campaign, ad campaign, ad blitz, anti-war movement, consumerism, campaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneering, political campaign, ecumenical movement, fund-raising campaign, fund-raising drive, fund-raising effort, feminist movement, feminism, women's liberation movement, women's lib, gay liberation movement, gay lib, lost cause, reform, war, youth movement, youth crusade, First Crusade, Second Crusade, Third Crusade, Fourth Crusade, Fifth Crusade, Sixth Crusade, Seventh Crusade

     

    Grouped Verbs: advertise, advertize, promote, push

     

    Derivational Morphology: drive, get, aim, tug, labor, labour, push, repel, repulse, force back, push back, beat back, force, ram, fight, press, campaign, agitate, Crusade, crusader, energy, get-up-and-go, cause, movement, effort, champion, fighter, hero, paladin, reformer, reformist, meliorist

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: حرب صليبية   Catalan: creuada and croada  
    Danish: korstog   Dutch: kruistocht  
    Esperanto: krucmilito   Estonian: ristisõda  
    Finnish: ristiretki   French: croisade  
    German: Kreuzzug   Hebrew: מסע צלב  
    Hungarian: kereszteshadjárat   Italian: crociata  
    Maltese: krusadi   Norwegian: korstog  
    Polish: krucjata   Romanian: cruciadă  
    Russian: крестовый поход   Slovak: križiak  
    Spanish: cruzada   Swedish: korståg  
    Turkish: haclilar  
     
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