See also: enduré
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnˈdjʊə̯(ɹ)/, /ɪnˈdjɔː(ɹ)/, /ɪnˈd͡ʒʊə̯(ɹ)/, /ɪnˈd͡ʒɔː(ɹ)/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ɪnˈd(j)ʊɹ/, /ɪnˈdɝ/
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- Rhymes: -ʊə(ɹ)
- (intransitive) To continue or carry on, despite obstacles or hardships; to persist.
- The singer's popularity endured for decades.
- (transitive) To tolerate or put up with something unpleasant.
- (intransitive) To last.
- Our love will endure forever.
- To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.
- (transitive) To suffer patiently.
- He endured years of pain.
- 2011 April 11, Phil McNulty, “Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City”, in BBC Sport:
- Dirk Kuyt sandwiched a goal in between Carroll's double as City endured a night of total misery, with captain Carlos Tevez limping off early on with a hamstring strain that puts a serious question mark over his participation in Saturday's FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United at Wembley.
- (obsolete) To indurate.
- (to continue despite obstacles): carry on, plug away; See also Thesaurus:persevere
- (to tolerate something): bear, thole, take; See also Thesaurus:tolerate
- (to last): go on, hold on, persist; See also Thesaurus:persist
- (to remain firm): resist, survive, withstand
- (to suffer patiently): accept, thole, withstand
- (to indurate):
to endure — see take
endure, undergo — see suffer
to continue despite obstacles
to tolerate something
- John A. Simpson and Edward S. C. Weiner, editors (1989), “endure”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN.
- first-person singular present indicative of
- third-person singular present indicative of
- first-person singular present subjunctive of
- third-person singular present subjunctive of
- second-person singular imperative of