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endeavoured, past participle; endeavours, 3rd person singular present; endeavoured, past tense; endeavors, 3rd person singular present; endeavored, past participle; endeavored, past tense; endeavoring, present participle; endeavouring, present participle;
  1. Try hard to do or achieve something
    • - he is endeavoring to help the Third World
  1. An attempt to achieve a goal
    • - an endeavor to reduce serious injury
  2. Earnest and industrious effort, esp. when sustained over a period of time
    • - enthusiasm is a vital ingredient in all human endeavor
  3. An enterprise or undertaking
    • - a political endeavor

  1. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
  2. enterprise: a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
  3. attempt: 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"
  4. Endeavor is a non-profit organization that transforms emerging markets by establishing High-Impact Entrepreneurship as the leading force for economic development.
  5. Endeavour a 130 foot J-class yacht built for the 1934 America's Cup by Camper and Nicholson in Gosport, Portsmouth Harbour, England. She was built for Thomas Sopwith who used his aviation design expertise to ensure the yacht was the most advanced of its day with a steel hull and mast. ...
  6. A sincere attempt. A determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal; Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity; To attempt through application of effort; To work with purpose
  7. crim. law. An attempt. (q. v.) Vide Revolt.
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