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endure (v.)

late 14c., "to undergo or suffer" (especially without breaking); also "to continue in existence," from Old French endurer (12c.) "make hard, harden; bear, tolerate; keep up, maintain," from Latin indurare "make hard," in Late Latin "harden (the heart) against," from in- (from PIE root *en "in") + durare "to harden," from durus "hard," from PIE *dru-ro-, suffixed variant form of root *deru- "be firm, solid, steadfast."

Replaced the important Old English verb dreogan (past tense dreag, past participle drogen), which survives in dialectal dree. Related: Endured; endures.

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Definitions of endure

endure (v.)
put up with something or somebody unpleasant;
The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
Synonyms: digest / stick out / stomach / bear / stand / tolerate / support / brook / abide / suffer / put up
endure (v.)
face and withstand with courage;
Synonyms: weather / brave / brave out
endure (v.)
continue to live and avoid dying;
Synonyms: survive / last / live / live on / go / hold up / hold out
endure (v.)
undergo or be subjected to;
Synonyms: suffer
endure (v.)
last and be usable;
Synonyms: wear / hold out
endure (v.)
persist for a specified period of time;
Synonyms: last
endure (v.)
continue to exist;
The legend of Elvis endures
Synonyms: prevail / persist / die hard / run
From wordnet.princeton.edu