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To have life; live:
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  1. To have life; live:
  2. To continue to be; persist:
  3. To continue being; live
To stand fast; remain; go on being
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  1. To stand fast; remain; go on being
  2. To continue in existence; endure:
  3. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
To strengthen the spirits, courage, etc. of; comfort; buoy up; encourage
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  1. To strengthen the spirits, courage, etc. of; comfort; buoy up; encourage
  2. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
  3. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule.
(Boxing) To participate in a boxing match for its maximum number of rounds.
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  1. (Boxing) To participate in a boxing match for its maximum number of rounds.
  2. (Idiomatic) To have the endurance to see a difficult sustained challenge to its natural end without faltering.
To continue in existence; last:
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  1. To continue in existence; last:
  2. To refuse to give up, esp. when faced with opposition or difficulty; continue firmly or steadily
  3. To continue to exist or prevail; endure; remain
To stay while others go
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  1. To stay while others go
  2. To be left as still to be dealt with:
  3. To continue to exist; endure; persist; last
To keep adequately supplied:
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  1. To keep adequately supplied:
  2. To continue in force or practice:
  3. After all others in chronology or sequence:
To carry on after an interruption; resume:
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  1. To carry on after an interruption; resume:
  2. To exist over a period; last:
  3. To cause to remain or last; retain or maintain:
Used with the past participle of a transitive verb to form the passive voice:
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  1. Used with the past participle of a transitive verb to form the passive voice:
  2. Used with the present participle or infinitive of another verb to express futurity, possibility, obligation, intention, etc.
  3. Used with the past participle of certain intransitive verbs to form the perfect tense:
To stay:
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  1. To stay:
  2. To await; wait for.
  3. To stay; continue
To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
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  1. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
  2. To be able to last through
  3. (Informal) To continue or endure; last
To produce or achieve the desired effect; be effective; succeed
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  1. To produce or achieve the desired effect; be effective; succeed
  2. To be or become stronger or more widespread; predominate
  3. To be in force, use, or effect; be current:
To change course by being worn
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  1. To change course by being worn
  2. To last through the passage of time:
  3. To last under continual or hard use:
To remain alive or in existence.
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  1. To remain alive or in existence.
  2. To continue to live after or in spite of
  3. To live or exist longer than or beyond the life or existence of; outlive
To endure longer than
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  1. To endure longer than
  2. To overcome by continuing to perform well for a longer period:
  3. To last longer than:
To set aside as, or become, old-fashioned or obsolete
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  1. To set aside as, or become, old-fashioned or obsolete
  2. To retire (someone) on a pension because of age or infirmity.
  3. To retire from service, esp. with a pension, because of old age or infirmity
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To endure.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To endure.
  2. (Idiomatic) To survive solely by consuming a certain thing.
To grasp or grip firmly.
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  1. To grasp or grip firmly.
  2. (Idiomatic) Wait a short while.
  3. (Idiomatic) To remain loyal.
(Idiomatic) persist or continue
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To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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  1. To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
  2. To continue in some effort, course of action, etc. in spite of difficulty, opposition, etc.; be steadfast in purpose; persist
To stay in a place or be slow in leaving it, often out of reluctance:
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  1. To stay in a place or be slow in leaving it, often out of reluctance:
  2. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
  3. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
To live longer than:
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  1. To live longer than:
  2. To live or endure longer than
  3. To continue in use or existence long enough to survive (something else):
(Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
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  1. (Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
  2. (Idiomatic, often with for) To wait, or refuse in hopes of getting something better (from a negotiation, etc.)
  3. To set something aside or save it for later.
  1. To irritate.
  2. (Intransitive) To persist or continue with increasing exhaustion.
To feel pain or distress; sustain injury or harm:
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  1. To feel pain or distress; sustain injury or harm:
  2. To undergo or experience (any process, esp. change)
  3. To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
To recognize and respect (others' beliefs, practices, etc.) without sharing them
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  1. To recognize and respect (others' beliefs, practices, etc.) without sharing them
  2. To refrain from interfering with or prohibiting (something undesirable or outside one's own practice or beliefs); allow or permit:
  3. To bear, or put up with (someone or something not especially liked)
To bring and tell (a message, tales, etc.)
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  1. To bring and tell (a message, tales, etc.)
  2. To call for; require
  3. To hold and take along; carry; transport
To take a possibility into account; make allowance:
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  1. To take a possibility into account; make allowance:
  2. To assert; declare:
  3. (Dial.) To think; give as one's opinion
To give opportunity or possibility
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  1. To give opportunity or possibility
  2. To grant consent or leave to (someone); authorize:
  3. To allow the doing of (something); consent to:
To serve, as in a customer-oriented mindset; to give support to.
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  1. To serve, as in a customer-oriented mindset; to give support to.
  2. To give approval to or be in favor of; subscribe to; uphold
  3. To give courage, faith, or confidence to; help or comfort
(Obs.) To undertake
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  1. (Obs.) To undertake
  2. To experience or be subjected to:
  3. To experience; endure; go through
To go on enduring; put up with; bear; tolerate
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  1. To go on enduring; put up with; bear; tolerate
  2. (Informal) To treat (someone) or pay the cost of (food or drink):
  3. (Nautical) To take or hold a particular course or direction:
(Idiomatic) To unwillingly stay seated until the end of an event.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To unwillingly stay seated until the end of an event.
To put up with; tolerate:
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  1. To put up with; tolerate:
To rent, lease, or pay for so as to occupy or use
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  1. To rent, lease, or pay for so as to occupy or use
  2. To get hold of; grasp or catch
  3. To use (something) as a means of conveyance or transportation:
To resist or oppose with determined effort:
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  1. To resist or oppose with determined effort:
  2. To oppose, resist, or endure, esp. in a successful way
  3. To resist or endure (something) successfully.
(Idiomatic) To be patient with.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To be patient with.
(Nautical) To sail close to the wind.
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  1. (Nautical) To sail close to the wind.
  2. (Idiomatic) To endure hardship cheerfully.
To wait patiently for:
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  1. To wait patiently for:
  2. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
  3. To stand fast; remain; go on being
(Idiomatic) to tolerate, suffer through, or allow, especially something annoying
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  1. (Idiomatic) to tolerate, suffer through, or allow, especially something annoying
To give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve:
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  1. To give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve:
  2. To give support or sanction to; approve or tolerate
To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
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  1. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
  2. To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
  3. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule.
(Literally) To travel from one end of something to the other.
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  1. (Literally) To travel from one end of something to the other.
  2. To reach an intended destination after passing through some process.
  3. To undergo, suffer, experience.
To perceive as a physical sensation:
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  1. To perceive as a physical sensation:
  2. To believe; think:
  3. To think or believe, often for unanalyzed or emotional reasons
To participate in personally; undergo:
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  1. To participate in personally; undergo:
  2. To have experience of; personally encounter or feel; meet with; undergo
To recognize
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  1. To recognize
  2. To have a practical understanding of, as through experience; be skilled in:
  3. To regard as true beyond doubt:
To meet, especially unexpectedly.
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  1. To meet, especially unexpectedly.
  2. To meet unexpectedly; come upon
  3. To meet with; face (difficulties, trouble, etc.)
To give up, stop resisting and come to accept.
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To become worn, discolored, etc. from being exposed to the weather or atmosphere
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  1. To become worn, discolored, etc. from being exposed to the weather or atmosphere
  2. To come through (something) safely; survive:
  3. To wear away, discolor, disintegrate, or otherwise change for the worse by exposure to the atmosphere
To defy; dare
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  1. To defy; dare
  2. To endure or face courageously:
  3. To make a courageous show or put up a stalwart front.
To turn, or have the face turned, toward a specified thing or person, or in a specified direction
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  1. To turn, or have the face turned, toward a specified thing or person, or in a specified direction
  2. To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
  3. To meet or confront with self-assurance:
To cope with (a trauma or setback); persevere after:
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  1. To cope with (a trauma or setback); persevere after:
  2. To live or exist longer than or beyond the life or existence of; outlive
  3. To continue to live after or in spite of
To come to terms with; to overcome any difficulties presented by.
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  1. To come to terms with; to overcome any difficulties presented by.
To manage, administer to, or represent:
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  1. To manage, administer to, or represent:
  2. To act or function in a given way while in operation:
  3. To manage, operate, or use with the hand or hands; manipulate
(Idiomatic) To endure the worst part of something.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To endure the worst part of something.
  1. To advocate, to support
  2. To tolerate
  3. (Idiomatic, said of abbreviations) To mean; to symbolize; to represent
To cause something such as food or drink to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
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  1. To cause something such as food or drink to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
  2. To put up with (something unpleasant):
  3. To take back (words said); retract; withdraw
A similar digestive structure of many invertebrates.
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  1. A similar digestive structure of many invertebrates.
  2. A saclike muscular organ in vertebrate animals that stores and breaks down ingested food. Food enters the stomach from the esophagus and passes to the small intestine through the pylorus. Glands in the stomach secrete hydrochloric acid and the digestive enzyme pepsin.
  3. To be able to eat or digest
To include habitually or by preference in one's diet:
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  1. To include habitually or by preference in one's diet:
  2. To take in and absorb as food:
  3. To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption.
To endure a difficult or disagreeable situation with good humour.
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  1. To endure a difficult or disagreeable situation with good humour.
(Nautical) To survive in a storm (about a ship) and keep afloat
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  1. (Nautical) To survive in a storm (about a ship) and keep afloat
  2. (Idiomatic) To tackle a difficult problem and survive.
To wait anxiously for something to happen.
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  1. To wait anxiously for something to happen.
  2. To do hard physical exercise or work, and as a result sweat.
To clean the barrel of a firearm using a pull through
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  1. To clean the barrel of a firearm using a pull through
  2. To come through pain and trouble through perseverance
(Idiomatic) To endure a punishment or consequence with dignity or stoicism.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To endure a punishment or consequence with dignity or stoicism.
  2. (Idiomatic) To accept a negative aspect of a situation in order to proceed.
To wait patiently for:
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  1. To wait patiently for:
  2. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
  3. To stand fast; remain; go on being
To receive a transplanted organ or tissue without immunological rejection.
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  1. To receive a transplanted organ or tissue without immunological rejection.
  2. To receive something, especially with favor. Often used with of.
  3. To agree to take (a duty or responsibility).
To have a tolerance for; endure:
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  1. To have a tolerance for; endure:
  2. To bring and tell (a message, tales, etc.)
  3. To hold and take along; carry; transport
To put up with; tolerate:
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  1. To put up with; tolerate:
To be such, by and large:
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  1. To be such, by and large:
  2. (Informal) To say or utter. Used chiefly in verbal narration:
  3. (Informal) To take on the responsibility or obligation for:
To come to a stop; remain motionless.
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  1. To come to a stop; remain motionless.
  2. To go on enduring; put up with; bear; tolerate
  3. (Naut.) To take or hold a course
To tolerate; bear; endure
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  1. To tolerate; bear; endure
  2. A saclike muscular organ in vertebrate animals that stores and breaks down ingested food. Food enters the stomach from the esophagus and passes to the small intestine through the pylorus. Glands in the stomach secrete hydrochloric acid and the digestive enzyme pepsin.
  3. To be able to eat or digest
To put up with; tolerate:
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  1. To put up with; tolerate:
  2. To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
  3. To undergo or experience (any process, esp. change)
To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
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  1. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
  2. To give courage, faith, or confidence to; help or comfort
  3. To give approval to or be in favor of; subscribe to; uphold
To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
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  1. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
  2. To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
  3. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule. To support or adequately maintain over a long period of time; (in court) to uphold; to rule in favor of; to corroborate. See also overrule.
(Informal) To accept as true without question; receive gullibly
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  1. (Informal) To accept as true without question; receive gullibly
  2. To put up with (something unpleasant):
  3. To take in; absorb; engulf; envelop
To get hold of; grasp or catch
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  1. To get hold of; grasp or catch
  2. To understand or interpret:
  3. To accept or receive something:
To refrain from interfering with or prohibiting (something undesirable or outside one's own practice or beliefs); allow or permit:
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  1. To refrain from interfering with or prohibiting (something undesirable or outside one's own practice or beliefs); allow or permit:
  2. To recognize and respect (others' beliefs, practices, etc.) without sharing them
  3. To bear, or put up with (someone or something not especially liked)
To resist or oppose with determined effort:
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  1. To resist or oppose with determined effort:
  2. To oppose, resist, or endure, esp. in a successful way
  3. To resist or endure (something) successfully.
To treat or deal with in a mass, or include in one group
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  1. To treat or deal with in a mass, or include in one group
  2. (Informal) (like it or) lump it, to (willingly or) unwillingly have to put up with something disagreeable
  3. To put together in a single group without discrimination.
To wait patiently for:
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  1. To wait patiently for:
  2. To continue in existence; endure:
  3. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
To exist over a period; last:
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  1. To exist over a period; last:
  2. (Law) To postpone or adjourn to a later date
  3. To cause to remain or last; retain or maintain:
(Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
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  1. (Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
  2. (Idiomatic) To survive, endure.
  3. To set something aside or save it for later.
To keep adequately supplied:
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  1. To keep adequately supplied:
  2. To continue in force or practice:
  3. After all others in chronology or sequence:
To continue in existence; last:
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  1. To continue in existence; last:
  2. To refuse to give up, esp. when faced with opposition or difficulty; continue firmly or steadily
  3. To continue to exist or prevail; endure; remain
To endure or persist:
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  1. To endure or persist:
  2. To be left after the removal, loss, passage, or destruction of others:
  3. To continue to exist; endure; persist; last
To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
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  1. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
  2. To be able to last through
  3. (Informal) To continue or endure; last
(Nautical) To sail close to the wind.
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  1. (Nautical) To sail close to the wind.
  2. (Idiomatic) To endure hardship cheerfully.

Synonym Study

  • Brook , a literary word, is usually used in the negative, suggesting determined refusal to put up with what is distasteful I will brook no interference See also syn. study at continue.
  • Tolerate and the more informal stand both imply self-imposed restraint of one's opposition to what is offensive or repugnant
  • Suffer suggests passive acceptance of or resignation to that which is painful or unpleasant
  • Bear implies a putting up with something that distresses, annoys, pains, etc., without suggesting the way in which one sustains the imposition
  • Endure implies a holding up against prolonged pain, distress, etc., and stresses stamina or patience
Find another word for endure. In this page you can discover 139 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for endure, like: exist, abide, sustain, be solid as a rock, never-say-die, go-the-distance, persist, remain, last, continue and be long-lived.