Definition of Endure in English :

Define Endure in English

Endure meaning in English

Meaning of Endure in English

Pronunciation of Endure in English

Endure pronunciation in English

Pronounce Endure in English


see synonyms of endure


1. abide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate

put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Example Sentences:
'I cannot bear his constant criticism'
'The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks'
'he learned to tolerate the heat'
'She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage'

2. brave, brave out, endure, weather

face and withstand with courage

Example Sentences:
'She braved the elements'

3. endure, go, hold out, hold up, last, live, live on, survive

continue to live through hardship or adversity

Example Sentences:
'We went without water and food for 3 days'
'These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America'
'The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents'
'how long can a person last without food and water?'

4. endure, suffer

undergo or be subjected to

Example Sentences:
'He suffered the penalty'
'Many saints suffered martyrdom'

5. endure, hold out, wear

last and be usable

Example Sentences:
'This dress wore well for almost ten years'

6. endure, last

persist for a specified period of time

Example Sentences:
'The bad weather lasted for three days'

7. die hard, endure, persist, prevail, run

continue to exist

Example Sentences:
'These stories die hard'
'The legend of Elvis endures'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of endure
to undergo (hardship, strain, privation, etc) without yielding; bear
2. (transitive)
to permit or tolerate
3. (intransitive)
to last or continue to exist

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see synonyms of endure
verb transitiveWord forms: enˈdured or enˈduring
to hold up under (pain, fatigue, etc.); stand; bear; undergo
to put up with; tolerate
verb intransitive
to continue in existence; last; remain
to bear pain, etc. without flinching; hold out

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of endure
v. en·dured, en·dur·ing, en·dures
1. To carry on through, despite hardships; undergo or suffer: endure an Arctic winter.
2. To put up with; tolerate: I cannot endure your insolence any longer.
1. To continue in existence; last: buildings that have endured for centuries.
2. To suffer patiently without yielding.

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