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

7 senses of endure

Sense 1
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up -- (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")
       => permit, allow, let, countenance -- (consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam")

Sense 2
weather, endure, brave, brave out -- (face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements")
       => defy, withstand, hold, hold up -- (resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held")

Sense 3
survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out -- (continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?")

Sense 4
suffer, endure -- (undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom")
       => experience, see, go through -- (go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam")

Sense 5
wear, hold out, endure -- (last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years")
       => last, endure -- (persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days")

Sense 6
last, endure -- (persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days")
       => measure -- (have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches")

Sense 7
prevail, persist, die hard, run, endure -- (continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures")
       => continue -- (exist over a prolonged period of time; "The bad weather continued for two more weeks")

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