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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun campaign:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb campaign:

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Definition of the noun campaign

What does campaign mean as a name of something?

Campaign is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: campaigns

  1. a race between candidates for elective office
  2. a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
  3. several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
  4. an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)

Alternative definition of the noun campaign


  1. A series of operations undertaken to achieve a set goal; as, an election campaign, a military campaign, an advertising campaign.

Definition of the verb campaign

What does campaign mean as a doing word?

Campaign is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: campaigned | campaigning | campaigns

  1. run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
    • lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
    • synonym of campaign: run
    • more generic words: race / run = compete in a race
    • more specific words:
      • stump = travel through a district and make political speeches
      • rerun = run again for office
      • whistlestop = tour the country in order to solicit votes for an election
      • cross-file / register = have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
  2. 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
  3. go on a campaign; go off to war
    • lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
    • synonym of campaign: take the field
    • more specific word: crusade = go on a crusade
    • entailment: war = make or wage war

Alternative definition of the verb campaign


  1. [intransitive] To take part in a campaign.


"Campaign" is a strategy war game developed and pusblished by Empire Interactive. It was released in 1992 for DOS and in 1993 for the Amiga and Atari ST.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developer: Empire Interactive
  • genres: Strategy video game, Simulation video game
  • publisher: Empire Interactive
  • released in (23 years ago)


"Campaign" is the 1997 drama film written by Yitzhak Ginsberg and directed by Shmuel Hasfari.


  1. "Campaign" is a coffee table book by Shia LaBeouf and Karolyn Pho which is attached to the project that accompanies Marilyn Manson's eighth album, Born Villain. It was released on August 28, 2011 by LaBeouf's Grassy Slope Entertainment production company through various retailers.
  2. "Campaign" a.k.a. "Campaign!" is a book by Rodney Tyler.
    • also known as "Campaign!: the selling of the prime minister"
  3. "Campaign" is a written work.


Campaign a.k.a. Campaign, Tennessee: Campaign is an unincorporated community in Warren County, Tennessee, United States. Its ZIP code is 38550. The Collins River passes to the northwest of Campaign, while the Rocky River passes to the east.


  1. Campaign: In role-playing games, a campaign is a continuing storyline or set of adventures, typically involving the same characters. The purpose of the continuing storyline is to introduce a further aspect into the game: that of development, improvement, and growth of the characters. In a campaign, a single session becomes a scene or an act within an overall story arc. At its inception, a campaign may or may not have a defined conclusion. A campaign by definition spans more than one session of play. Certain aspects of the game are nearly always constant throughout a campaign: the setting, the players, and the gamemaster. The gamemaster for a campaign is said to run the campaign.
  2. Campaign is the leading weekly UK trade magazine published by the Haymarket Media Group about the advertising and commercial media industry, known as "the Bible of British adland".
    • also known as Campaign Magazine
  3. Campaign is a marketing campaign.
  4. Campaign is a documentary film series directed by Kazuhiro Soda.
  5. Campaign a.k.a. Go Back is a marketing campaign.
  6. Campaign: A campaign is a series of military operations undertaken to achieve a large-scale objective during a military conflict or war.

Phrases with Campaign

Phrases starting with the word Campaign:

  1. campaign hat
  2. campaign for governor

Phrases ending with the word Campaign:

  1. ad campaign
  2. charm campaign
  3. naval campaign
  4. Rumor Campaign
  5. sales campaign
  6. Smear campaign
  7. senate campaign
  8. okinawa campaign
  9. Whisper Campaign
  10. military campaign
  11. political campaign
  12. petersburg campaign
  13. whispering campaign
  14. wilderness campaign
  15. advertising campaign
  16. dardanelles campaign
  17. front-porch campaign
  18. fund-raising campaign

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Campaign

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Google previewAttacking Ethos: The Rhetorical Use of Uncertainty in the ...

A presidential campaign is the use of information transmitted through a system of signs including language and images to influence voting behavior. Berger & Calabrese (1975) and Shannon & Weaver (1949) argue that uncertainty is the ...

Google previewHealth and Safety Communication (2016)

A Practical Guide Forward by David S. Anderson, Richard E. Miller

Overview A campaign is an approach often used with health and safety communications.

Google previewBuilding a Data Warehouse (2007)

With Examples in SQL Server by Vincent Rainardi

A campaign is a communication sent to customers regularly or on an ad hoc basis via e-mail, post, RSS, or text messages and containing marketing promotions (cross-sale, up sale, and so on) or notifications. Weekly newsletters, new product ...

Google previewThe Asthma Handbook (2012)

A Definitive Guide to the Causes,Symptoms and all the Latest Treatments by Lewis , Jenny With The National Asthma Campaign

THE NATIONAL ASTHMA Campaign is the major charity in Britain for people with asthma.

The National Asthma Campaign is a medical charity which was officially formed in 1990 from the amalgamation of the Asthma Research Council, the ...

Google previewPromising Approaches in the Prevention of Underage Drinking (1995)

Case Studies of State Activities : a Report

Overview The “None for Under 21” campaign is a public safety initiative of the Ohio Department of Public Safety. It was created in 1994 with State Highway Safety 402 funds to stimulate youth alcohol prevention activities. While this campaign is ...

Google previewTribal Voting Behaviour (1982)

A Study of Bihar Tribes by S. N. Mishra, L. M. Prasad, Kushal Sharma

Election campaign Election campaign is a very important part of the electioneering. It is very difficult to say ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Relations (2013)

by Robert L. Heath

A campaign is the strategic design of a series of messages sent to one or more targeted publics for a discrete period of time...

The key to the definition of a campaign is that it is created by an organization, such as a profit-oriented corporation, ...

Google previewThe Palestinians (2003)

In Search of a Just Peace by Cheryl Rubenberg

The Boycott Israeli Goods Campaign is an international movement to stop governments from importing products that originate in the Occupied Territories and increasingly from Israel in general. Where governments fail to respond, it works to ...

Google previewPerforming Arts Management (2008)

A Handbook of Professional Practices by Tobie S. Stein, Jessica Bathurst

Feiner explains, “As stated previously, a capital campaign is a specific fundraising program to sec1ure financial resources to help effect upgrades/ improvements to the physical plant of the nonprofit organization (e.g., refurbishment of the ...

Google previewDirty Deals? An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption [3 volumes] (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption by Amy Handlin

See also: Campaign Finance Reform (Federal) Robert North Roberts Suggested Reading Baldino, Thomas J., and Kyle L. Kreider. (2011). U.S. Election Campaigns: A Documentary and Reference Guide. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC- CLIO.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Communication (2014)

by Teresa L. Thompson

Additionally, itmakes it extremely challenging to assessthe effectivenessofthe campaign, as exposure to campaign activities was cutshort and the target audience didnot getthe fullexposure as intended. Itis recommended that funds for be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Hundred Years War (2006)

by John A. Wagner

THIE ́RACHE CAMPAIGN initiator of a scheme to manipulate the wool trade, which ultimately failed and resulted in the Crown's issuance of the DORDRECHT BONDS. The government also continued to collect various feudal aids and ...

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Small photo of Senator Warren Harding making a phonograph of a speech during his 1920 Presidential campaign. The future President referred to his public speaking as 'bloviating'.Small photo of CAMPAIGN word made with building blocksSmall photo of Analysts studying opinion poll statistics, preparing election campaign strategySmall photo of Campaign Word In Wooden CubeSmall photo of Team of business people discussing digital marketing metrics report and return on investment strategy for advertisement campaign, data analytics dashboard on computer screen in officeSmall photo of PuberMe hashtag on a brown leather texture, social media campaignSmall photo of Harare,Zimbabwe,02 June 2018.An Emmerson Mnangagwa 2018 Presidential election campaign Bill board beside a motorway in Harare. More...

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Cal Bowman's campaign announcement in Sign Language

Cal Bowman is running for Delegate in Maryland District 8. In this video he makes his campaign announcement in American Sign Language. He asks for not ...

Quotes about Campaign

The campaign against the death penalty has been - while a powerful campaign, its participants have been those who attend all of the vigils, a relatively small number of people. (Angela Davis)
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Scrabble value of C3A1M3P3A1I1G2N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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