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Found 3 items, similar to endeavor.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: endeavor mendayaupayakan, mengakalkan, mengupayakan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: endeavor endeavor n 1: a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); “he had doubts about the whole enterprise” [syn: enterprise, endeavour] 2: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; “made an effort to cover all the reading material”; “wished him luck in his endeavor”; “she gave it a good try” [syn: attempt, effort, endeavour, try] v : attempt by employing effort; “we endeavor to make our customers happy” [syn: endeavour, strive]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Endeavor Endeavor \En*deav"or\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Endeavored; p. pr. & vb. n. Endeavoring.] [OE. endevor; pref. en- + dever, devoir, duty, F. devoir: cf. F. se mettre en devoir de faire quelque chose to try to do a thing, to go about it. See Devoir, Debt.] [Written also endeavour.] To exert physical or intellectual strength for the attainment of; to use efforts to effect; to strive to achieve or reach; to try; to attempt. [1913 Webster] It is our duty to endeavor the recovery of these beneficial subjects. --Ld. Chatham. [1913 Webster] To endeavor one's self, to exert one's self strenuously to the fulfillment of a duty. [Obs.] “A just man that endeavoreth himself to leave all wickedness.” --Latimer. [1913 Webster] Endeavor \En*deav"or\, v. i. To exert one's self; to work for a certain end. [1913 Webster] And such were praised who but endeavored well. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Note: Usually with an infinitive; as, to endeavor to outstrip an antagonist. [1913 Webster] He had . . . endeavored earnestly to do his duty. --Prescott. Syn: To attempt; try; strive; struggle; essay; aim; seek. [1913 Webster] Endeavor \En*deav"or\, n. [Written also endeavour.] An exertion of physical or intellectual strength toward the attainment of an object; a systematic or continuous attempt; an effort; a trial. [1913 Webster] To employ all my endeavor to obey you. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] To do one's endeavor, to do one's duty; to put forth strenuous efforts to attain an object; -- a phrase derived from the Middle English phrase “to do one's dever” (duty). “Mr. Prynne proceeded to show he had done endeavor to prepare his answer.” --Fuller. Syn: Essay; trial; effort; exertion. See Attempt. [1913 Webster]


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