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 exert oneself.
To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously.
To attempt (something).
Origin: endeveren, corresponding to ; compare .
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
en-dev′ur, v.i. to strive to accomplish an object: to attempt or try.—v.t. to attempt.—n. an exertion of power towards some object: attempt or trial.—n. Endeav′ourment (Spens.), endeavour.—Do one's endeavour, to do one's utmost. [Fr. en devoir—en, in (with force of 'to do' or 'make,' as in en-amour, en-courage), and devoir, duty.]
Song lyrics by endeavour -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by endeavour on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of endeavour in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of endeavour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Never for me the lowered banner, never the last endeavour.
To truly love one & all is a due i.e. it's a moral obligation required of you for life. So, endeavour to pay it over & over again.
I take this job at a very challenging time. I will endeavour to ensure every policy is directed at creating favourable investment conditions that will lead to the development of South Africa for all South Africans.
Prosperity attends the lion-hearted man who exerts himself, while we say, destiny will ensure it. Laying aside destiny, show manly fortitude by thy own strength: if thou endeavour, and thy endeavours fail of success, what crime is there in failing?
Putting our navy in the right situation to keep us safe and putting our naval ship building industry in the right place to build the ships we need for the future is a great national endeavour, it will directly secure more than 2,500 jobs for decades to come.
Images & Illustrations of endeavour
Translations for endeavour
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for endeavour »
Find a translation for the endeavour definition in other languages:
Select another language: