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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. (endeavor) attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
  2. (endeavor) enterprise: a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
  3. (endeavor) 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 (non-profit)) Endeavor is a non-profit organization that transforms emerging markets by establishing High-Impact Entrepreneurship as the leading force for economic development.
  5. (Endeavor (Yacht)) Endeavour a 130 foot J-class yacht built for the 1934 America's Cup by Camper and Nicholson in Gosport, Portsmouth Harbour, England. ...
  6. (endeavor) 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. (ENDEAVOR) crim. law. An attempt. (q. v.) Vide Revolt.
  8. (Endeavor) The Final Showdown I