Synonyms of endeavor in English:



  • 1 the company endeavored to expand its activities
    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
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  • 1 an endeavor to build a more buoyant economy
    attempt, try, bid, effort, venture
    informal go, crack, shot, stab
    formal essay
  • 2 several days of endeavor
    effort, exertion, striving, struggling, laboring, toil, struggle, labor, hard work, application, industry;
    informal sweat, 'blood, sweat, and tears', elbow grease
    literary travail
  • 3 an extremely unwise endeavor
    undertaking, enterprise, venture, exercise, activity, exploit, deed, act, action, move;
    scheme, plan, project
    informal caper
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