Definition of endeavour
try, labour, attempt, aim, struggle, venture, undertake, essay, strive, aspire, have a go, go for it (informal), make an effort, have a shot (informal), have a crack (informal), take pains, bend over backwards (informal), do your best, go for broke (slang), bust a gut (informal), give it your best shot (informal), jump through hoops (informal), have a stab (informal), break your neck (informal), make an all-out effort (informal), knock yourself out (informal), do your damnedest (informal), give it your all (informal), rupture yourself (informal)
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Translations for 'endeavour'
- British English: endeavour VERB
If you endeavour to do something, you try very hard to do it.I will endeavour to arrange it.
- British English: endeavour NOUN
An endeavour is an attempt to do something, especially something new or original.His first endeavours in the field were wedding films.
Definition of endeavour from the Collins English Dictionary
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