endure


endure
01. The poor students were obliged to [endure] three days of tests at the end of the session.
02. Students have to [endure] a lot of pressure during exam time.
03. He can't [endure] the cold weather in Alaska because he comes from a warm country.
04. I never go into discos because I can't [endure] the noise.
05. It takes an incredible amount of [endurance] to compete in the triathlon.
06. She [endured] her husband's drinking problem for over 20 years before finally getting a divorce.
07. Their meeting in the classroom was the beginning of an [enduring] relationship that ended in marriage.
08. Aboriginal culture in this country has continued to [endure] despite years of government attempts at assimilation.
09. You need to improve your [endurance] if you want to have any chance of winning next month's cross-country championship.
10. Poverty and oppression, however rationalized, are [endured] not because people agree on their legitimacy, but because they are enforced by those who benefit from them.
11. The party was really boring. Only my boyfriend's presence there made it [endurable] for me.
12. The Buddha tells us that the final victory comes to the one who [endures].
13. A man once remarked that what can't be cured must be [endured].
14. Rachel Carson once observed that those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will [endure] as long as life lasts.
15. Whereas the political supremacy of Athens lasted only about 50 years, that of Rome [endured] nearly 500.
16. Francois LaRochefoucauld once remarked that we all have enough strength to [endure] the misfortunes of others.
17. John Philip Sousa once remarked that jazz will [endure] just as long people hear it through their feet instead of their brains.
18. There is a Yiddish proverb that states that he that can't [endure] the bad will not live to see the good.
19. On September 21, 1978, two Soviet cosmonauts set a space [endurance] record of 96 days.
20. Though it was the birthplace of democracy, Greece has [endured] political and cultural oppression for centuries.
21. John Jennings once remarked that the canoe is an [enduring] symbol of wilderness and freedom throughout North America.
22. Traditionally, Korean women were taught the virtues of subordination and [endurance] to prepare for their future roles as wife and mother.

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  • Endure — En*dure , v. t. 1. To remain firm under; to sustain; to undergo; to support without breaking or yielding; as, metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting; to endure wind and weather. [1913 Webster] Both were of shining steel, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Endure — En*dure , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Endured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enduring}.] [F. endurer; pref. en (L. in) + durer to last. See {Dure}, v. i., and cf. {Indurate}.] 1. To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enduré — enduré, ée (an du ré, rée) part. passé. Des fatigues endurées avec constance. •   Lors tous les déplaisirs endurés sans murmure Deviendront des sujets d une allégresse pure, CORN. Imit. I, 24. •   Souvent avec prudence un outrage enduré, Aux… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • endure — [v1] bear hardship abide, accustom, allow, bear the brunt*, be patient with, brave, brook, cope with, countenance, eat, encounter, experience, face, feel, go through, grin and bear it*, hang in*, keep up, know, live out, live through, meet with,… …   New thesaurus

  • endure — I (last) verb abide, be constant, be durable, be firm, be permanent, be preserved, be prolonged, be protracted, be timeless, carry on, continue, continue to be, continue to exist, durare, exist, exist uninterruptedly, exist without break, extend …   Law dictionary

  • endure — early 14c., to undergo or suffer (especially without breaking); late 14c. to continue in existence, from O.Fr. endurer (12c.) make hard, harden; bear, tolerate; keep up, maintain, from L. indurare make hard, in L.L. harden (the heart) against,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • endure — 1 *continue, last, abide, persist Analogous words: survive, outlast, *outlive: *stay, remain, wait, linger, tarry, abide Antonyms: perish Contrasted words: disintegrate, crumble, *decay 2 abide, tolerate, suffer, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • enduré — Enduré, [endur]ée. part. pass …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • endure — ► VERB 1) suffer (something painful and prolonged) patiently. 2) tolerate. 3) remain in existence. DERIVATIVES endurable adjective. ORIGIN Latin indurare harden …   English terms dictionary

  • endure — [en door′, endyoor′; indoor′, indyoor′] vt. endured, enduring [ME duren < OFr endurer < LL (Ec) indurare, to harden the heart < LL, to harden, hold out, last < durus, hard: see DURABLE] 1. to hold up under (pain, fatigue, etc.);… …   English World dictionary