Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Intermediate Dictionary
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
endure

en·dure

endure

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn dur
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: endured, endures, enduring
definition 1: to bear up under or function in spite of.
We endured the desert heat until the sun set.
synonyms:
survive, weather, withstand
similar words:
bear, brave, suffer, take, undergo
definition 2: to continue through time; last.
Boats don't last, but the oceans endure.
synonyms:
continue, last, persist, survive
antonyms:
die, vanish
similar words:
abide, exist, live, remain, take
Word Parts
The word endure contains the following part: