Definitions for Endure
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Endure.
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put upverb
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
"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"
weather, endure, brave, brave outverb
face and withstand with courage
"She braved the elements"
survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold outverb
continue to live through hardship or adversity
"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?"
undergo or be subjected to
"He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"
wear, hold out, endureverb
last and be usable
"This dress wore well for almost ten years"
persist for a specified period of time
"The bad weather lasted for three days"
prevail, persist, die hard, run, endureverb
continue to exist
"These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
To continue or carry on, despite obstacles or hardships.
Keith Richards' popularity endured for decades.
To tolerate or put up with something unpleasant.
Our love will endure forever.
To suffer patiently.
He endured years of pain.
Etymology: from endurer, from induro.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To bear; to undergo; to sustain; to support.
Etymology: endurer, French; durare, Latin.
By thine own tongue thou art condemn’d, and must
Endure our law. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
The hardness of bodies is caused chiefly by the jejuneness of the spirits, and their imparity with the tangible parts, which make them not only hard, but fragile, and less enduring of pressure. Francis Bacon, Natural History, №. 844.
So dear I love him, that with him all deaths
I could endure; without him, live no life. John Milton, Par. Lost.
The gout haunts usually the easy and the rich, the nice and the lazy, who grow to endure much, because they can endure little. William Temple.
I wish to die, yet dare not death endure. John Dryden, Aurengz.
Both were of shining steel, and wrought so pure,
As might the strokes of two such arms endure. Dryden.
Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life. John vi. 27.
Doth the crown endure to every generation? Prov. xxvii.
By being able to repeat measures of time, or ideas of stated length of duration in our minds, we can imagine duration, where nothing does really endure or exist. John Locke.
A charm, that shall to age endure
The mind benevolent and pure. Anon.
For how can I endure to see the evil that shall come unto my people? Or how can I endure to see the destruction of my kindred? Esth. viii. 6.
Our great English lords could not endure that any kings should reign in Ireland but themselves; nay, they could hardly endure that the crown of England should have any power over them. John Davies, on Ireland.
To endure means to persist through difficult or challenging circumstances, to withstand hardships, or to tolerate or bear something unpleasant or painful. It involves showing resilience, strength, or patience in order to survive, overcome, or continue in a challenging situation.
to continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain
to remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out
to remain firm under; to sustain; to undergo; to support without breaking or yielding; as, metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting; to endure wind and weather
to bear with patience; to suffer without opposition or without sinking under the pressure or affliction; to bear up under; to put up with; to tolerate
to harden; to toughen; to make hardy
Etymology: [F. endurer; pref. en- (L. in) + durer to last. See Dure, v. i., and cf. Indurate.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
en-dūr′, v.t. to remain firm under: to bear without sinking: to tolerate.—v.i. to remain firm: to last.—adj. Endur′able, that can be endured or borne.—n. Endur′ableness.—adv. Endur′ably.—ns. Endur′ance, state of enduring or bearing: continuance: a suffering patiently without sinking: patience; Endur′er.—adv. Endur′ingly. [O. Fr. endurer—L. indurāre—in, in, durus, hard.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Endure' in Verbs Frequency: #1051
The numerical value of Endure in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Endure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
It taught me how to endure, taught me how to endure hardships, it taught me what real camaraderie was like. It taught me what sacrifice was really like and what loyalty was.
We are all strong enough to endure the misfortunes of others.
I ’d say one of the things that I never ceased to be amazed by is the triumph of the human spirit to endure through... unfathomable pain, what families live with when they have these kinds of unanswered questions. Even though I’ve seen it throughout my career, there’s never a time when I ’m not amazed by the people that survive and endure … I do believe we will have helped answer some very significant questions throughout these different investigations.
It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy. (Answering North Vietnamese charge that US could not endure)
Emily Fuentes said that many of these refugees are denied food rations or have them stolen. They are also pushed out of food lines by others in the camp and endure verbal attacks on a daily basis. Despite the severity of their problems, many of the Christian and Yazidi refugees are not reporting them. The survey found that many feel that they will endure more trouble if they report the incidents to officials. Only 17 percent of respondents complained to local police officials. The language barrier was a factor, as well, and no action was taken on past incidents, making it less likely for new victims to come forward. Open Doors said the survey is the most comprehensive of its kind and it brings awareness to a growing issue. We hope this puts pressure on the German government to address what is going on within their borders, we want to ensure that that they are protected. This is actually happening. They need your help.
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- продължавам, издържам, понасям, траяBulgarian
- vytrvat, snášetCzech
- dulden, von Bestand sein, aushalten, ertragenGerman
- υπομένω, ανέχομαι, εγκαρτερώ, υπομείνει, αντέχω, τραβάωGreek
- condescender, aguantar, consentir, perdurar, durar, tolerarSpanish
- تحمل کردنPersian
- seasScottish Gaelic
- kitart, kibír, elviselHungarian
- tollerare, resistere, perdurare, restare, sopportare, durareItalian
- verdragen, voortdurenDutch
- durar, aguentar, suportar, sofrerPortuguese
- trainic, trainică, trainici, răbda, înduraRomanian
- вынести, выносить, выдерживать, выдержать, терпеть, вытерпетьRussian
- ఓర్చు, నిలుచు, భరించు, నిలబడుTelugu
- برداشت کرنا, قائم رہنا, جھيلنا, بھگتناUrdu
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