Complete Definition of "endeavor"

English

Alternative spellings
endeavour (UK)

Etymology
From ME. term|endevour, from term|endeveren||to make an effort, from term|putten in dever|(putten) in dever|(to put oneself) in duty: term|in + term|dever||duty (from OF. term|deveir, term|devoir||duty).

Pronunciation
IPA|/ÉnËdÉvÉ/
audio|en-us-endeavor.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉvÉ(r)|-ÉvÉ(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A sincere attempt. A determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal.
  2. Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.

Translations
trans-top|A sincere attempt
Finnish: yritys, pyrkimys, ponnistus
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trans-top|Enterprise
Finnish: yritys
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ttbc|Hebrew: ×¢×ר×ת: × ×ס×××, ××××¥, ××שת××

Verb
en-verb

  1. To attempt through application of effort.
  2. To work with purpose.

Translations
trans-top|To attempt through application of effort
Finnish: pyrkiä, yrittää
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trans-top|To work with purpose
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Category:English control verbs

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