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Noun: endeavor  in'de-vur or en'de-vur
Usage: US (elsewhere: endeavour)
  1. A purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    "he had doubts about the whole endeavor";
    - enterprise, endeavour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    "wished him luck in his endeavor";
    - attempt, effort, endeavour [Brit, Cdn], try
Verb: endeavor  in'de-vur or en'de-vur
Usage: US (elsewhere: endeavour)
  1. Attempt by employing effort
    "we endeavor to make our customers happy";
    - endeavour [Brit, Cdn], strive

Derived forms: endeavoring, endeavors, endeavored

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

Encyclopedia: Endeavor, WI