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Noun crusade has 2 senses
- 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"
--1 is a kind of venture
--1 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|
- Crusade - 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
--2 is a kind of expedition, military expedition, hostile expedition
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Verb crusade has 2 senses
- 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"
--1 is one way to advertise, advertize, promote, push
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- crusade - go on a crusade; fight a holy war
--2 is one way to campaign, take the field
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