Definitions for endure

Definitions for (verb) endure

Main entry: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Usage: I cannot bear his constant criticism; The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks; he learned to tolerate the heat; She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

Main entry: suffer, endure

Definition: undergo or be subjected to

Usage: He suffered the penalty; Many saints suffered martyrdom

Main entry: go, hold out, hold up, live, live on, last, endure, survive

Definition: continue to live through hardship or adversity

Usage: We went without water and food for 3 days; These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America; The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents; how long can a person last without food and water?

Main entry: prevail, persist, die hard, endure, run

Definition: continue to exist

Usage: These stories die hard; The legend of Elvis endures

Main entry: last, endure

Definition: persist for a specified period of time

Usage: The bad weather lasted for three days

Main entry: endure, hold out, wear

Definition: last and be usable

Usage: This dress wore well for almost ten years

Main entry: weather, brave, brave out, endure

Definition: face and withstand with courage

Usage: She braved the elements

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