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Definition of Endure

Endure

  1. To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain.
  2. To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.
  3. To remain firm under; to sustain; to undergo; to support without breaking or yielding; as, metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting; to endure wind and weather.
  4. To bear with patience; to suffer without opposition or without sinking under the pressure or affliction; to bear up under; to put up with; to tolerate.
  5. To harden; to toughen; to make hardy.

Endure Quotations

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Christopher Reeve

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
Og Mandino

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Henry Ford

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.
Ben Okri

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Endure Translations

endure in Afrikaans is staan, uithou
endure in Dutch is beklijven, duren, aanhouden
endure in French is supporter, durer, endurer, endurent, souffrir
endure in German is ertragen, aushalten
endure in Latin is sustineo, teneo, patior, duro, consto, obduro
endure in Portuguese is padecer, resista
endure in Spanish is durar, soportar
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