Definition of ENDURE

to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it <an elderly couple who have endured the ups and downs of a half century of married life>
to put up with (something painful or difficult) <at some point we all have to endure the loss of a beloved pet>
Related Words allow, permit, suffer, swallow; reconcile (to); acquiesce, agree (with or to), assent (to), capitulate, consent (to), respect, submit (to), yield (to)
to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state <the fashion business is built on change, since nobody expects a particular clothing style to endure>
Near Antonyms abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, wane

March 28, 2015
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