Definición de endeavor en inglés:

endeavor

Silabificación: en·deav·or
Pronunciación: /enˈdevər
 
/
(British endeavour)

verbo

[no object]
Try hard to do or achieve something: he is endeavoring to help the Third World
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • From a strategic viewpoint, the principal need was to understand precisely what each public sector organization was endeavouring to achieve.
  • While the Council has endeavoured to achieve consistency between cases, it would be prepared to make an exception if the occasion required this.
  • That is a frustration for us, when obviously we are endeavouring to see whether resolution is achievable.
Sinónimos
try, attempt, seek, undertake, aspire, aim, set out; strive, struggle, labor, toil, work, exert oneself, apply oneself, do one's best, do one's utmost, give one's all, be at pains
informal have a go, have a shot, have a stab, give something one's best shot, do one's damnedest, go all out, bend over backwards
formal essay

sustantivo

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1An attempt to achieve a goal: [with infinitive]: an endeavor to reduce serious injury
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Among my own more active endeavours was an attempt to hire a man to help with fetching water and doing laundry, both considered women's work.
  • Local administrators have undertaken to revitalise the sport and have brought to the Silver City a group of players and development personnel in an endeavor to achieve this.
  • The team maintained the pressure and Gore was rewarded for his endeavour with a goal to seal the win from close range.
Sinónimos
attempt, try, bid, effort, venture
informal go, crack, shot, stab
formal essay
1.1Earnest and industrious effort, especially when sustained over a period of time: enthusiasm is a vital ingredient in all human endeavor
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Over 38 games application, effort, endeavour, commitment and preparation go a long way and we have them in abundance.
  • The Sunday Schools sprang from the same era of earnest endeavour, as did the widespread drive to establish Friendly Societies supervised by the clergy.
  • The basic requirement for each participant is measured by hours of endeavour and effort with no student having an advantage over another in earning the award.
Sinónimos
effort, exertion, striving, struggling, laboring, toil, struggle, labor, hard work, application, industry; pains
informal sweat, 'blood, sweat, and tears', elbow grease
literary travail
1.2An enterprise or undertaking: a political endeavor
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • What political endeavors should be undertaken or supported?
  • The project is a five-year endeavor undertaken as a partnership between IBM and National Geographic.
  • It's the first time in almost 20 years such an endeavour has been undertaken.
Sinónimos
undertaking, enterprise, venture, exercise, activity, exploit, deed, act, action, move; scheme, plan, project
informal caper

Origen

late Middle English (in the sense 'exert oneself'): from the phrase put oneself in devoir 'do one's utmost' (see devoir).

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