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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·dure /ɪnˈdʊr, ˈdjʊr, ɛn-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·dure v. i. [imp. & p. p. Endured p. pr. & vb. n. Enduring ]
 1. To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain.
    Their verdure still endure.   --Shak.
    He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure.   --Job viii. 15.
 2. To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.
    Can thine heart endure, or can thine hands be strong in the days that I shall deal with thee?   --Ezek. xxii. 14.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·dure, v. t.
 1. 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.
 Both were of shining steel, and wrought so pure,
 As might the strokes of two such arms endure.   --Dryden.
 2. 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.
    I will no longer endure it.   --Shak.
    Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sake.   --2 Tim. ii. 10.
    How can I endure to see the evil that shall come unto my people?   --Esther viii. 6.
 3. To harden; to toughen; to make hardy. [Obs.]
    Manly limbs endured with little ease.   --Spenser.
 Syn: -- To last; remain; continue; abide; brook; submit to; suffer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear
           his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to
           endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to
           tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a
           miserable marriage" [syn: digest, stick out, stomach,
            bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide,
            suffer, put up]
      2: face or endure with courage; "She braved the elements" [syn:
          weather, brave, brave out]
      3: continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and
         food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the
         backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through
         several very serious accidents" [syn: survive, last, live,
          live on, go, hold up, hold out]
      4: undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many
         saints suffered martyrdom" [syn: suffer] [ant: enjoy]
      5: last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten
         years" [syn: wear, hold out]
      6: persist or be long; in time; "The bad weather lasted for
         three days" [syn: last]
      7: continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of
         Elvis endures" [syn: prevail, persist, die hard, run]