Definitions of endure

  1. To last; to continue; to suffer without resistance or without yielding; to bear or brook.
  2. To remain firm under; to sustain; to undergo; to support without breaking or yielding; as, metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting; to endure wind and weather.
  3. To bear with patience; to suffer without opposition or without sinking under the pressure or affliction; to bear up under; to put up with; to tolerate.
  4. To harden; to toughen; to make hardy.
  5. To support without breaking or yielding; put up with; bear with patience.
  6. To remain firm under: to bear without sinking.
  7. To remain firm under; bear.
  8. To bear, as pain, without giving way; withstand; suffer patiently; tolerate.
  9. To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain.
  10. To remain firm, as under suffering; to suffer without giving up.
  11. To remain firm: to last.
  12. To remain firm; last.
  13. continue to exist; " These stories die hard"; " The legend of Elvis endures"
  14. be long; in time
  15. last and be usable; " This dress wore well for almost ten years"
  16. A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged. The term is applied in a general sense to the Pandects of Justinian ( see Pandect), but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics; a summary of laws; as, Comyn's Digest; the United States Digest.
  17. To have duration; continue.
  18. To be firm in trial.
  19. To support without breaking or yielding to force or pressure; to bear without impatience or sinking under pressure; to undergo.
  20. To bear; to suffer with patience; to submit; to undergo; to last; to continue in same state; to remain.