Definitions for endeavor

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. enterprise, endeavor, endeavour(noun)

    a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)

    "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"

  2. attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try(verb)

    earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

    "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"

  3. endeavor, endeavour, strive(verb)

    attempt by employing effort

    "we endeavor to make our customers happy"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. endeavor(Noun)

    A sincere attempt. A determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal.

  2. endeavor(Noun)

    Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.

  3. endeavor(Verb)

    To attempt through application of effort.

  4. endeavor(Verb)

    To work with purpose.

  5. Origin: From endevour, from endeveren, from putten in dever: in + dever (from deveir, devoir).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Endeavor(verb)

    to exert physical or intellectual strength for the attainment of; to use efforts to effect; to strive to achieve or reach; to try; to attempt

  2. Endeavor(verb)

    to exert one's self; to work for a certain end

  3. Endeavor(noun)

    an exertion of physical or intellectual strength toward the attainment of an object; a systematic or continuous attempt; an effort; a trial

  4. Origin: [OE. endevor; pref. en- + dever, devoir, duty, F. devoir: cf. F. se mettre en devoir de faire quelque chose to try to do a thing, to go about it. See Devoir, Debt.]

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  1. Endeavor

    Endeavor is a village in Marquette County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 468 at the 2010 census.


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  • غاية..محاولة, تسعىArabic
  • усилие, опитвам се, старание, старая сеBulgarian
  • esforçCatalan, Valencian
  • přičinit se za, úsilí, namáhat se za, snaha, usilovat o, snažit se oCzech
  • Bemühung, anstrengen, bestreben, Unternehmen, (such) [[bemühen]]German
  • empeño, empeñarse, empresa, esfuerzo, tentativa, procurar, esforzarSpanish
  • کوشش, کوشش کردن, تلاشPersian
  • pyrkiä, yritys, pyrkimys, ponnistus, yrittää, ponnistellaFinnish
  • tâcher, s’[[efforcer]], entreprise, effort, [[se]] [[dévouer]] [[à]] [[quelque chose]], tenterFrench
  • iomairtScottish Gaelic
  • प्रयास करनाHindi
  • igyekszik, igyekezetHungarian
  • ճիգ, ջանքArmenian
  • impresa, adoperarsi, impegno, sforzarsi, tentativo, sforzo, tentareItalian
  • 努力, 努力する, 事業Japanese
  • ការខំប្រឹងខ្នះខ្នែង, សហគ្រាសKhmer
  • nastreven, inspanning, proberen, poging, ijveren, streven, zich [[beijveren]], moeiteDutch
  • usiłowanie, przedsięwzięcie, starać się, dążenie, usiłować, próbaPolish
  • esforço, tentativa, empenho, tentarPortuguese
  • tentativăRomanian
  • старание, попытка, пытаться, стремление, стараться, усилие, предприятие, [[прилагать]] [[усилиеRussian
  • úloha, podujatieSlovak
  • strävaSwedish
  • teşvik etmek, çabalamak, uğraş göstermek, çaba sarfetmek, gayret etmekTurkish

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