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1. endeavor

noun. ['ɪnˈdɛvɝ'] a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness).

Synonyms

  • commercial activity
  • task
  • racket
  • fraudulent scheme
  • project
  • enterprise
  • business activity
  • forlorn hope
  • illegitimate enterprise
  • endeavour
  • undertaking

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink

Etymology

  • endevour (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Endeavor

  • whatsoever
  • whomsoever
  • whosoever
  • whichever
  • wherever
  • whenever
  • whatever
  • whomever
  • morever
  • mcever
  • kochevar
  • endeavour
  • whoever
  • trevor
  • klever
  • however
  • grever
  • forever
  • clever
  • sever
  • never
  • lever
  • kever
  • haver
  • devore
  • bever
  • ever

How do you pronounce endeavor?

Pronounce endeavor as ɪnˈdɛvər.

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How to spell endeavor? Is it endevour? Or endevor? Common misspellings are:

  • endevour
  • endevor

Sentences with endeavor


1. Noun, singular or mass
These are the goals that, should you miss one, your business endeavor will fail.

Quotes about endeavor


1. Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
- Orison Swett Marden

2. Raising children is a creative endeavor, an art rather than a science.
- Bruno Bettelheim

3. I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts.
- Ernestine Rose

2. endeavor

verb. ['ɪnˈdɛvɝ'] attempt by employing effort.

Synonyms

  • strive
  • try
  • buck
  • take pains
  • seek
  • assay
  • essay
  • be at pains
  • attempt
  • endeavour

Antonyms

  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • endevour (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. endeavor

noun. ['ɪnˈdɛvɝ'] earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something.

Synonyms

  • stab
  • activity
  • battle
  • liberation
  • pass
  • seeking
  • pains
  • run
  • part
  • whirl
  • effort
  • best
  • squeeze
  • offer
  • share
  • essay
  • attempt
  • test
  • shot
  • crack
  • contribution
  • fling
  • takeover attempt
  • striving
  • play
  • strain
  • go
  • worst
  • nisus
  • endeavour
  • try
  • trial
  • squeeze play
  • bid
  • foray
  • batting
  • mug's game
  • power play

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • best
  • make peace
  • defend

Etymology

  • endevour (Middle English (1100-1500))
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