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Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher

Meaning of "endure" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ENDURE

From Old French endurer, from Latin indūrāre to harden, from dūrus hard.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ENDURE

endure  [ɪnˈdjʊə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENDURE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Endure is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb endure in English.

WHAT DOES ENDURE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Endure

Endure is a 2010 crime thriller film directed and written by Joe O'Brien. It stars Judd Nelson, Devon Sawa, Tom Arnold and Joey Lauren Adams. The story revolves around a police detective investigating a photo of a female victim who is gagged and restrained to a tree, which is found inside a car involved in a fatal car crash.

Definition of endure in the English dictionary

The first definition of endure in the dictionary is to undergo without yielding; bear. Other definition of endure is to permit or tolerate. Endure is also to last or continue to exist.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ENDURE

PRESENT

Present
I endure
you endure
he/she/it endures
we endure
you endure
they endure
Present continuous
I am enduring
you are enduring
he/she/it is enduring
we are enduring
you are enduring
they are enduring
Present perfect
I have endured
you have endured
he/she/it has endured
we have endured
you have endured
they have endured
Present perfect continuous
I have been enduring
you have been enduring
he/she/it has been enduring
we have been enduring
you have been enduring
they have been enduring
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I endured
you endured
he/she/it endured
we endured
you endured
they endured
Past continuous
I was enduring
you were enduring
he/she/it was enduring
we were enduring
you were enduring
they were enduring
Past perfect
I had endured
you had endured
he/she/it had endured
we had endured
you had endured
they had endured
Past perfect continuous
I had been enduring
you had been enduring
he/she/it had been enduring
we had been enduring
you had been enduring
they had been enduring
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will endure
you will endure
he/she/it will endure
we will endure
you will endure
they will endure
Future continuous
I will be enduring
you will be enduring
he/she/it will be enduring
we will be enduring
you will be enduring
they will be enduring
Future perfect
I will have endured
you will have endured
he/she/it will have endured
we will have endured
you will have endured
they will have endured
Future perfect continuous
I will have been enduring
you will have been enduring
he/she/it will have been enduring
we will have been enduring
you will have been enduring
they will have been enduring
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would endure
you would endure
he/she/it would endure
we would endure
you would endure
they would endure
Conditional continuous
I would be enduring
you would be enduring
he/she/it would be enduring
we would be enduring
you would be enduring
they would be enduring
Conditional perfect
I would have endure
you would have endure
he/she/it would have endure
we would have endure
you would have endure
they would have endure
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been enduring
you would have been enduring
he/she/it would have been enduring
we would have been enduring
you would have been enduring
they would have been enduring
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you endure
we let´s endure
you endure
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to endure
Past participle
endured
Present Participle
enduring
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENDURE


bordure
ˈbɔːdjʊə
coendure
ˌkəʊɪnˈdjʊə
decidua
dɪˈsɪdjʊə
dure
djʊə
obdure
əbˈdjʊə
ordure
ˈɔːdjʊə
outdure
aʊtˈdjʊə
perdure
pəˈdjʊə
rejoindure
rɪˈdʒɔɪndjʊə
residua
rɪˈzɪdjʊə
rondure
ˈrɒndjʊə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENDURE

ends
endship
endue
enduing
endungeon
endurability
endurable
endurably
endurance
endurance race
endurance test
endurer
enduring
enduringly
enduringness
enduro
endways
endwise
Endymion
endysis

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENDURE

adventure
agreed procedure
agriculture
architecture
assessment procedure
be sure
capture
complaints procedure
culture
engendure
ensure
exposure
failure
feature
grievance procedure
procedure
roundure
supersedure
to be sure
verdure

Synonyms and antonyms of endure in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ENDURE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «endure» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of endure

Translation of «endure» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENDURE

Find out the translation of endure to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of endure from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «endure» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

承受
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

soportar
570 millions of speakers

English

endure
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सहना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تحمل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

терпеть
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

suportar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সহ্য করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

subir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bertahan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ertragen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

耐える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

겪다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tahan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kiên nhân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சகித்துக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सहन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

katlanmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

subire
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wytrzymać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

терпіти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

îndura
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υπομείνουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verduur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uthärda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tåle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of endure

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDURE»

The term «endure» is very widely used and occupies the 20.566 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDURE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about endure

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10 QUOTES WITH «ENDURE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word endure.
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Saint Teresa of Avila
The devil put before me that I could not endure the trials of the religious life, because of my delicate nurture. I defended myself against him by alleging the trials which Christ endured, and that it was not much for me to suffer something for His sake; besides, He would help me to bear it.
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Frederic Bastiat
They will come to learn in the end, at their own expense, that it is better to endure competition for rich customers than to be invested with monopoly over impoverished customers.
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Henry Ward Beecher
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
4
Peter Benchley
Writing is sweat and drudgery most of the time. And you have to love it in order to endure the solitude and the discipline.
5
Bjornstjerne Bjornson
Christianity, with or without its whole apparatus of dogma, will endure in its essence for thousands of years after us; there will always be spiritually-minded people who will be ennobled by it, and some made great.
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William Blake
Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
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Henry George Bohn
Few there are that will endure a true friend.
8
William Frederick Book
Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.
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John Burroughs
The spirit of man can endure only so much and when it is broken only a miracle can mend it.
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Julius Caesar
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENDURE»

Discover the use of endure in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to endure and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Endure
Zara is back from Valhalla after successfully rescuing Nick.
Carrie Jones, 2012
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Can Hope Endure?: A Historical Case Study in Christian ...
Neither an attack on Hope College nor the kind of celebratory institutional history that so many schools have authorized, this book is instead a thoughtful, instructive study written by two professors who have witnessed firsthand many of ...
James C. Kennedy, Caroline Joyce Simon, 2005
3
Congress Whispers, Reservation Nations Endure: A Century of ...
This collection offers a civics lesson: it reveals the time-honored pageantry of congressional proceedings through public laws that proved important to the development of several western states, many of the nation's most beloved national ...
B. Lee Wilson, 2012
4
How Cartels Endure and how They Fail: Studies of Industrial ...
This book looks at the experience of actual cartels and challenges their portrayal as found in the existing literature. The eleven chapters by leading researchers of industrial organization study real examples of industrial collusion.
Peter Z. Grossman, 2004
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Let Shepherding Endure: Applied Anthropology and the ...
Applied Anthropology and the Preservation of a Cultural Tradition in Israel and the Middle East Gideon M. Kressel. Pherding Endure l'rv ? ' p \ i v ' t; " ~1<sfi*.~t% m'd' Ti Gidebfi M. kressel'": LET SHEPHERDING ENDURE. Front Cover.
Gideon M. Kressel, 2012
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Weeping May Endure for a Night-a Spiritual Journey
Here a physician describes his own depression, God's amazing love, providence, call, and what he's learned.
C. Albert Snyder, 2006
7
Designing Logos: The Process of Creating Symbols That Endure
What makes it bad? What makes it great? The entire process of logo design is examined, from the initial client interview to brainstorming, from first presentation to delivery of the final standards manual.
Jack Gernsheimer, 2013
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Teaching Kids to Love Learning, Not Just Endure It
With so much emphasis these days on making students globally competitive and prepared to beat students of other nations on international assessments, and with so much talk about academic rigor and emphasis on rigid accountability measures, ...
Michael Connolly, 2011
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Born to Endure
In this story he leads the reader through his forbidden love affair by counteracting all backdrops of the socio-economic, political and cultural lifestyle of the Sri Lankan community.
U. U.W.Senanayake, 2011
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When Economic Crises Endure
Jacques Mazier's Quand les crises durent (When [economic] crises endure) represents the French Regulation School approach to the study of economics.
Jacques Mazier, Maurice Baslé, Jean-François Vidal, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENDURE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term endure is used in the context of the following news items.
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Londoners endure Tube strike misery
COMMUTERS battled to get home last night amid scenes of overcrowding at Tube stations and gridlock on the roads as around 20,000 London ... «City A.M., Jul 15»
2
Thailand CANNOT ENDURE as a 'mai pen rai' country
BANGKOK: — Despite all the hoopla about the 11 areas of “reform” on the official agenda of the National Reform Council (NRC), there is no ... «ThaiVisa News, Jul 15»
3
Opportunity Rover set to endure its 7th Martian winter
NASA landed the Opportunity Rover on the surface of Mars in January of 2004. The rover is now going to work through its seventh Martian ... «SlashGear, Jul 15»
4
Thousands endure heavy rains while awaiting pope in Ecuador
Pope Francis blesses the faithful gathered at independence square in Quito, Ecuador, Monday, July 6, 2015. After a Mass in the port city of ... «LancasterOnline, Jul 15»
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Staffordshire players endure fluctuating fortunes as they take on …
Staffordshire has played an integral part in Ashes series over the years. CHRIS TRAVERS looks at 10 players who featured for England in their ... «Stoke Sentinel, Jul 15»
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Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross endure tough weekend at New River
Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross endure tough weekend at New River. Volkswagen Andretti had a difficult time at the MCAS New River round of ... «The Checkered Flag, Jul 15»
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Colorado theater shooter's parents endure trial's details
CENTENNIAL, Colorado (AP) " Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' parents show up in court every day. But more than two months into his ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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Soldiers endure heat at JBLM
Soldiers at Joint Base Lewis McChord say they are enduring the heat during the hottest summer on record so far in Washington. About 7,000 ... «KING5.com, Jul 15»
9
Target US equities able to endure 'external pressures'
Investors targeting US equities should focus on areas of the market that are unaffected by the strength of the dollar, top-performing manager ... «FT Adviser, Jul 15»
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Thousands endure long lines to 'Slide the City' in Ann Arbor
Slide The City came to Ann Arbor, featuring a giant 600 hundred foot water slide along the slope of State Street Saturday, July 4th in Ann Arbor, ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»

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