Associations to the word «Endeavor»


ENDEAVOR, noun. A sincere attempt; a determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal.
ENDEAVOR, noun. Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.
ENDEAVOR, verb. (obsolete) To exert oneself. [15th-17th c.]
ENDEAVOR, verb. (intransitive) To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously. [from 16th c.]
ENDEAVOR, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To attempt (something). [16th-17th c.]
ENDEAVOR, verb. To work with purpose.

Dictionary definition

ENDEAVOR, noun. A purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise".
ENDEAVOR, noun. 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".
ENDEAVOR, verb. Attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy".

Wise words

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