[ en-dev-er ]
/ ɛnˈdɛv ər /
verb (used without object)
to exert oneself to do or effect something; make an effort; strive: We must constantly endeavor if we are to succeed.
verb (used with object)
to attempt; try: He endeavors to keep things neat in his apartment.
Archaic. to attempt to achieve or gain.
a strenuous effort; attempt.
Also especially British, en·deav·our.
Origin of endeavor
Related formsen·deav·or·er; especially British, en·deav·our·er, nounpre·en·deav·or, noun
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