What does endeavor mean?

Definitions for endeavor
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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. endeavor(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From endevour, from endeveren, from putten in dever: in + dever (from deveir, devoir).

  2. endeavor(Noun)

    Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.

    Etymology: From endevour, from endeveren, from putten in dever: in + dever (from deveir, devoir).

  3. endeavor(Verb)

    To attempt through application of effort.

    Etymology: From endevour, from endeveren, from putten in dever: in + dever (from deveir, devoir).

  4. endeavor(Verb)

    To work with purpose.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Endeavor(verb)

    to exert one's self; to work for a certain end

    Etymology: [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.]

  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

    Etymology: [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. Klaus Biesenbach:

    This is a huge, pioneering endeavor, we have one of the most innovative and most influential contemporary artists in the area of music embarking on this endeavor with us.

  2. Matthew Belloni:

    They've successfully reintroduced this comic book movie as a very serious artistic endeavor.

  3. Ted Williams:

    Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.

  4. Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics:

    The highest endeavor of the mind, and the highest virtue, is to understand things by intuition.

  5. Thomas a Kempis:

    Endeavor to be always patient of the faults and imperfections of others for thou has many faults and imperfections of thine own that require forbearance. If thou are not able to make thyself that which thou wishest, how canst thou expect to mold another in conformity to thy will?

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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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