Synonyms of endure


1. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up, permit, allow, let, countenance

usage: 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"

2. weather, endure, brave, brave out, defy, withstand, hold, hold up

usage: face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"

3. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out

usage: 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?"

4. suffer, endure, experience, see, go through

usage: undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"

5. wear, hold out, endure, last, endure

usage: last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"

6. last, endure, measure

usage: persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"

7. prevail, persist, die hard, run, endure, continue

usage: continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"

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Definition and meaning of endure (Dictionary)