Definitions for endeavor
enterprise, endeavor, endeavour(noun)
a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
"he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
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"
endeavor, endeavour, strive(verb)
attempt by employing effort
"we endeavor to make our customers happy"
A sincere attempt. A determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal.
Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.
To attempt through application of effort.
To work with purpose.
Origin: From endevour, from endeveren, from putten in dever: in + dever (from deveir, devoir).
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
to exert one's self; to work for a certain end
an exertion of physical or intellectual strength toward the attainment of an object; a systematic or continuous attempt; an effort; a trial