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
Example sentences from the Web for endeavor
I succeeded at last—so, at least, I thought—in my endeavours to stop all the issues.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland|John Mackay Wilson
Vainly does he use all his endeavours to stop them in their frantic course.Masters of French Music|Arthur Hervey
But all my endeavours to accomplish my wishes have been unsuccessful.
These vexatious circumstances animated his endeavours, while they irritated his chagrin.The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Volume I|Tobias Smollett
Professor Moulton wonders if this story, which he endeavours to reconstruct, "owed anything to Babylon?"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria|Donald A. Mackenzie