(noun, verb)


1. a race between candidates for elective office

- I managed his campaign for governor

Similar word(s): run

Definition categories: event, race

2. a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end

- he supported populist campaigns

Similar word(s): cause, crusade, drive, effort, movement

Definition categories: act, venture

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

Definition categories: act, operation

4. an overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)

Similar word(s): safari

Definition categories: act, expedition

Sentences with campaign as a noun:

- an election campaign; a military campaign

- The company is targeting children in their latest advertising campaign.


1. run, stand, or compete for an office or a position

Similar word(s): run

Definition categories: competition, race, run

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

Similar word(s): agitate, crusade, fight, press, push

Definition categories: social, advertise, advertize, promote, push

3. go on a campaign; go off to war

Definition categories: competition

Sentences with campaign as a verb:

- She campaigned for better social security.