• Pronunciation of endure: EH0 N D Y UH1 R (ɛn'dʊr)

  • Number of syllables of endure: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of endure

  • Definition of endure

    • (v): put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"  
    • (v): undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"  
    • (v): continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"  
    • (v): continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"  
    • (v): persist or be long; in time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"  
    • (v): last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"  
    • (v): face or endure with courage; "She braved the elements"  
  • Examples of endure

    • Some people are simply beastly to endure.  
    • Only the most dedicated would endure the rigorous instruction.  
    • He will be captured and have to endure all the agonizing torture.  
    • Hypothermia is one of the risks bathers must endure.  
    • The boy must endure the operation in silence.  
    • Durability is the ability to endure.  
    • Hektor and the Trojan Horse leave the city to endure the siege.  
    • We must endure graceless days.  
    • In the meantime, hopefully you can endure the embarrassment.  
    • They are asked to endure the unendurable.  

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