Synonyms of endeavor

(Entry 1 of 2)

an effort to do or accomplish something
  • the hope that this latest endeavor will yield much information about the atmosphere of the planet

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2 to make an effort to do
  • our club is forever endeavoring to find ways to raise more money for activities

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attempt, try, endeavor, essay, strive mean to make an effort to accomplish an end. attempt stresses the initiation or beginning of an effort. will attempt to photograph the rare bird try is often close to attempt but may stress effort or experiment made in the hope of testing or proving something. tried to determine which was the better procedure endeavor heightens the implications of exertion and difficulty. endeavored to find crash survivors in the mountains essay implies difficulty but also suggests tentative trying or experimenting. will essay a dramatic role for the first time strive implies great exertion against great difficulty and specifically suggests persistent effort. continues to strive for peace

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The first known use of endeavor was in the 15th century

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“Endeavor.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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to constrict the range or activity of

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