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.

    Etymology: endeveren, corresponding to ; compare .

  2. endeavour(Noun)

    Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.

    Etymology: endeveren, corresponding to ; compare .

  3. endeavour(Verb)

    To exert oneself.

    Etymology: endeveren, corresponding to ; compare .

  4. endeavour(Verb)

    To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously.

    Etymology: endeveren, corresponding to ; compare .

  5. endeavour(Verb)

    To attempt (something).

    Etymology: 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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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. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Epitomize yourself i.e. strive to be a typical and perfect example of who long to be. In other words, endeavour to do your best in order to become the best that you can be. Take Note: you can epitomize your own self and then become the best that you can be through passion, vision, aspiration, courage, originality, uniqueness, hardwork and persistence. ~Emeasoba George

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Life is too short to be passive and unproductive. Thus, live out loud, be productive, make impact and endeavour to make every minute of your life count. -Emeasoba George

  3. Emeasoba George:

    To truly love one & all is a due i.e. it's a moral obligation which is required of you for life. So, endeavour to pay it over and over again.

  4. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Do make up your mind that you are going to be strong and never weak come what may in your lifetime, resolve now that you will always motivate or inspire everyone you meet rather than discouraging them, decide to look at the positive side of everyone and everything in order to make your optimism come true, resolve to think only the best, to work only for the best and to expect only the best, decide to be just as happy about the success of others as you are about your own, dare to forgive your own self and others, as well forget the mistakes of your past and then press on towards the great future ahead of you. Because, the future ahead of you is far more promising than your past. Just endeavour to do all of the above. For, you will eventually be glad that you did all that, believe you me. ~Emeasoba George.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    We should keep our foolishness or ignorance to ourselves. But, let us endeavour to share our God-given insights, words of wisdom and knowledge with the world. For, insights, words of wisdom and knowledge are worth sharing. Besides that, the world and the posterity ahead are ever in need of all that we have to share. ~Emeasoba George

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