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1.
A made up word used only by newscasters to show off that they're doing the job they're paid to do. A poor attempt to make the word ‘effort’ into a verb. To make it sound like something simple is tough to do, so they’re making extra effort. Often used as a stall when a report isn’t ready.
We’re efforting to get that hurricane report from the beach ready for you.
by RadioRay September 24, 2005
 
2.
A made-up word used by TV news producers or assignment editors who should be mouth-punched; often used by people who think it's a more eloquent way of admitting fail.
"Lindsay Lohan mugshots? Oh, yeah, I'm, uh, efforting them now."

"Efforting? Only the paste-eaters in the TV department use that retardese."
by Elemenopio August 03, 2012
 
3.
verb, to be attempting to
Quote from WDSU (New Orleans, LA) Live Hurricane Coverage as seen on internet:
"We are efforting to bring you a live video from the
Seventeenth Street Canal." 9/23/05
by Frank Panza September 24, 2005
 
4.
The acts of putting forth effort, either in the thinking stage or action stage, in order to complete a task.
"Have you done that project yet?" "I'm efforting."
by Bigswing March 20, 2007
 
5.
The use of physical or mental energy to do something; exertion.
A difficult exertion of the strength or will: It was an effort to get up.
A usually earnest attempt: Make an effort to arrive promptly.
Something done or produced through exertion; an achievement: a play that was his finest effort.
Don is efforting that task as we speak.
by Jack Jones November 25, 2003