endeavour meaning

[ in'devə ] Pronunciation:   "endeavour" in a sentence
Noun: endeavour  in'devu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (=endeavor)
  1. A purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    - enterprise, endeavor [US] 
  2. Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    "wished him luck in his endeavour"
    - attempt, effort, endeavor [US], try
Verb: endeavour  in'devu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (=endeavor)
  1. Attempt by employing effort
    "we endeavour to make our customers happy"
    - endeavor [US], strive

Derived forms: endeavoured, endeavouring, endeavours

Type of: activity, assay, attempt, essay, labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], project, seek, task, try, undertaking

Encyclopedia: Endeavour Endeavour, Saskatchewan Endeavour, Trinidad and Tobago


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  1. success shall crown my endeavours.
  2. it is often an ungainly, comic endeavour.
  3. i wish you great success in your endeavours.
  4. he may endeavour to deserve her.
  5. let us encourage each other in our endeavours.

Related Words

  1. endearingly meaning
  2. endearingness meaning
  3. endearment meaning
  4. endeavor meaning
  5. endeavor to do sth meaning
  6. endeavourment meaning
  7. endecagon meaning
  8. endecott meaning
  9. ended meaning
  10. endeictic meaning
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