Definitions for endeavour

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. endeavour(Noun)

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

  2. endeavour(Noun)

    Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.

  3. endeavour(Verb)

    To exert oneself.

  4. endeavour(Verb)

    To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously.

  5. endeavour(Verb)

    To attempt (something).

  6. Origin: endeveren, corresponding to ; compare .

Freebase

  1. Endeavour

    The Endeavour was a long-distance passenger train service between Wellington and Napier in the North Island of New Zealand. The service was modelled on the Southerner service in the South Island, and operated from 1972 to 1989.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

endeavour(noun)

an attempt

He succeeded in his endeavour to climb the Everest.

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