Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun endeavor

2 senses of endeavor

Sense 1
enterprise, endeavor, endeavour -- (a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise")
       => undertaking, project, task, labor -- (any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings")

Sense 2
attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try -- (earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb endeavor

1 sense of endeavor

Sense 1
endeavor, endeavour, strive -- (attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy")
       => try, seek, attempt, essay, assay -- (make an effort or attempt; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world")

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