Endure En*dure", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Endured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enduring}.] [F. endurer; pref. en- (L. in) + durer to last. See {Dure}, v. i., and cf. {Indurate}.] 1. To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain. [1913 Webster]

Their verdure still endure. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure. --Job viii. 15. [1913 Webster]

2. To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out. [1913 Webster]

Can thine heart endure, or can thine hands be strong in the days that I shall deal with thee? --Ezek. xxii. 14. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • endured — en·dure || ɪn djÊŠÉ™ v. suffer without complaint, tolerate; continue on in spite of difficulty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • endured — denuder …   Anagrams dictionary

  • endured — …   Useful english dictionary

  • what can’t be cured must be endured — Cf. 1377 LANGLAND Piers Plowman B. x. 439 When must comes forward, there is nothing for it but to suffer; c 1408 LYDGATE Reason & Sensuality (EETS) 1. 4757 For thyng that may nat be eschiwed But of force mot be sywed [followed]. 1579 SPENSER… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • What can’t be cured, must be endured. — См. Терпенье лучше спасенья …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • What can’t be cured — Must be endured. — См. Чему быть, того не миновать …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • denuder — endured …   Anagrams dictionary

  • stood firm — endured, restored order …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stood on his own legs — endured by his own means, supported himself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • had enough — endured, fed up, put up with a lot    After ten minutes of his talk, she s had enough. She leaves …   English idioms

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