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campaign

 
Noun campaign has 4 senses
  1. political campaign, campaign, run - a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"
    --1 is a kind of race
    --1 has particulars:
     governor's race, campaign for governor; senate campaign, senate race
    Derived form: verb campaign1
  2. campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort - 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"
    --2 is a kind of venture
    --2 has particulars:
     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
    Derived form: verb campaign2
  3. campaign, military campaign - several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
    --3 is a kind of operation, military operation
    --3 has particulars:
     expedition, military expedition, hostile expedition; Dardanelles, Dardanelles campaign; Okinawa, Okinawa campaign; Petersburg, Petersburg Campaign; Wilderness Campaign
    Derived form: verb campaign3
  4. campaign, hunting expedition, safari - an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)
    --4 is a kind of expedition
Verb campaign has 3 senses
  1. campaign, run - run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?"
    --1 is one way to race, run
    Derived forms: noun campaign1, noun campaigner1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate - 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"
    --2 is one way to advertise, advertize, promote, push
    Derived form: noun campaign2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. campaign, take the field - go on a campaign; go off to war
    Derived form: noun campaign3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
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