Pronunciation of Endeavor
/ɛndˈɛvə/, /ɛndˈɛvə/, /ɛ_n_d_ˈɛ_v_ə/
Synonyms for endeavor:
take a shot at, striving, hammer away, dare.
shot, bear down on or upon, shoot at.
Other synonyms and related words:
design, whack, struggle, reach, plod, stab, travail, intent, elbow grease, dare, inclination, attack, tendency, fling, exert oneself, strain, striving, beaver, aspiration, endeavour, drive, exertion, sweat, trouble, take on, mark, go ahead, whirl, offer, bash, determination, bid, pain, try, hammer away, crusade, trial, cause, while, plug, shot.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
attempt to achieve something (noun)
attempt to achieve something (verb)
Usage examples for endeavor:
- At this point, however, I am afraid that many a reader will in vain endeavor to transport himself into my situation, and still be unable to discover why I said to Fixlein, " Worthy gossip, better no man could wish himself." - "The Campaner Thal and Other Writings", Jean Paul Friedrich Richter.
- So freedom would come before the end of term probably, if not early in the New Year, and Henry felt he might begin to ask his beloved one to name a date when he could call her his own, and endeavor to take every shadow from her life. - "The Man and the Moment", Elinor Glyn.
- Visit with me and endeavor to live the life of a boy again, if only for a day. - "Watch Yourself Go By", Al. G. Field.