crusade definition

  • noun:
    • some of the armed forces expeditions undertaken by European Christians in the 11th, twelfth, and 13th hundreds of years to recoup the Holy Land from the Muslims.
    • A holy war done with papal sanction.
    • A vigorous concerted movement for a reason or against an abuse. See Synonyms at promotion.
    • Any of the military expedition undertaken by the Christians of Europe into the 11th to 13th centuries to reconquer the Levant through the Muslims.
    • A grand concerted effort toward some purportedly worthwhile cause.
    • Any one of armed forces expeditions done by Christian powers, in the 11th, twelfth, and 13th hundreds of years, for the data recovery of Holy Land through the Mohammedans.
    • Any enterprise done with zeal and enthusiasm.
    • A Portuguese coin. See Crusado.
    • A military expedition in banner associated with mix; specifically, among medieval expeditions done by the Christians of Europe when it comes to data recovery associated with Holy Land from the Mohammedans.
    • Any energetic concerted action when it comes to security or development of an idea or a reason, or perhaps in resistance to a public evil: as, a temperance crusade; the crusade against slavery.
    • identical to crusado.
    • the more or less constant army expeditions into the 11th to 13th hundreds of years when Christian powers of Europe attempted to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims
    • a few activities advancing a principle or tending toward a certain end
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To engage in a crusade.
    • To engage in a crusade; to strike in a zealous or hot-headed fashion.
  • verb:
    • to create a grand concerted work toward some purportedly worthy cause.
    • continue a crusade; battle a holy war
    • exert yourself continually, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain a conclusion or engage in a crusade for a particular cause or individual; be an advocate for
  • others:
    • to take part in a crusade; support or oppose any cause with zeal.

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