What does endeavour mean?

Definitions for endeavour
en·deav·our

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

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Endeavour

    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 devoiren, in (with force of 'to do' or 'make,' as in en-amour, en-courage), and devoir, duty.]

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How to pronounce endeavour ?

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How to say endeavour in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of endeavour in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of endeavour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of endeavour in a Sentence

  1. Sir Ernest Shackleton:

    Never for me the lowered banner, never the last endeavour.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Never give anything for recognition. Just endeavour to give something worthy of recognition always.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    If you are not celebrated never mind. Just endeavour to do what is worthy of celebration like living for others.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Never give anything for recognition. Just endeavour to give something worthy of recognition always. -Emeasoba George

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Life is a one time experience. Thus, endeavour to give it all you've got now that you are still alive. ~Emeasoba George

Images & Illustrations of endeavour

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