verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of endeavor
OTHER WORDS FROM endeavoren·deav·or·er; especially British, en·deav·our·er, nounpre·en·deav·or, noun
Words nearby endeavor
Example sentences from the Web for endeavour
Why do you think the popularity of the Oxford trinity—Lewis, Morse, and now prequel Endeavour—continues to endure?Meet ‘Inspector Lewis’: Kevin Whately on ‘Morse,’ John Thaw, and the End of the Series|Jace Lacob|June 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He could not have foreseen the drama attending the twice-delayed launch of the shuttle Endeavour.
Apparently, agreement could not be reached, and NASA is now looking for a new launch date—likely, April 29—for the Endeavour.
But this was compounded by the core characteristic of the Nazi endeavour: its ideology.
Should he speak to the man, or should he endeavour to pass out of the church as though he had not recognised him?John Caldigate|Anthony Trollope
Tho' I am far from desiring they should stop there: I would have them endeavour to turn it into some useful Channel.A Dialogue upon the Gardens|William Gilpin
His life was largely spent in the endeavour to imagine the beings of another world.
The young falconer should endeavour from the first to keep his charges in such condition that they will always come to the lure.The Art and Practice of Hawking|Edward B. Michell
Ehrlich was the first to endeavour to effect a compromise between the directly opposed views of Rindfleisch and Neumann.Histology of the Blood|Paul Ehrlich