endeavourer
Endeavorer En*deav"or*er, n. One who makes an effort or attempt. [Written also {endeavourer}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Endeavorer — En*deav or*er, n. One who makes an effort or attempt. [Written also {endeavourer}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • endeavor — endeavorer; esp. Brit., endeavourer, n. /en dev euhr/, v.i. 1. to exert oneself to do or effect something; make an effort; strive: We must constantly endeavor if we are to succeed. v.t. 2. to attempt; try: He endeavors to keep things neat in his… …   Universalium

  • 三善知識 — ﹝出止觀﹞ 知識者, 聞名欽德曰知, 睹形敬奉曰識。 謂修行之人, 欲得道果, 必由教授知識以訓誨, 同行知識以策勵, 外護知識以資養, 三者俱備, 方能成就其功, 故名善知識也。 〔一、 教授善知識〕, 宣傳聖言曰教, 訓誨於我曰授; 即教授之師也。 謂其人內外方便, 通塞障礙皆能決了, 是名教授善知識。 〔二、 同行善知識〕, 謂修觀行之人, 互相策發, 切磋琢磨, 併心齊志, 如乘一船, 故名同行善知識。 〔三、 外護善知識〕, 護, 猶助也。 謂營理所須, 以助修行之人;… …   Dictionary of Buddhist terms

  • endeavour — /ɛnˈdɛvə / (say en devuh), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (i) 1. to exert oneself to do or effect something; make an effort; strive. –verb (t) 2. to attempt; try: *several policemen batoned their way into the struggling mass and endeavoured to restore… …   Australian English dictionary

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