What does endeavor mean?

Definitions for endeavor
en·deav·or

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word endeavor.

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. 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 Dictionary

  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.]

Freebase

  1. Endeavor

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of endeavor in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of endeavor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of endeavor in a Sentence

  1. Julia Louis-Dreyfus:

    It was a super-fun endeavor.

  2. Fidel Castro:

    We shall endeavor to be brief.

  3. Johnson:

    Where there is no hope, there can be no endeavor.

  4. Granville Sharp:

    Always endeavor to really be what you would wish to appear.

  5. Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics:

    He who loves God cannot endeavor that God should love him in return.

Images & Illustrations of endeavor

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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
  • 노력Korean
  • nitiminiLatin
  • 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
  • 努力Chinese

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