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Endeavor

En`deav´or
v. t.1.To exert physical or intellectual strength for the attainment of; to use efforts to effect; to strive to achieve or reach; to try; to attempt.
[imp. & p. p. Endeavored ; p. pr. & vb. n. Endeavoring.]
It is our duty to endeavor the recovery of these beneficial subjects.
- Ld. Chatham.
To endeavor one's self
to exert one's self strenuously to the fulfillment of a duty.
- Latimer.
v. i.1.To exert one's self; to work for a certain end.
And such were praised who but endeavored well.
- Pope.
He had . . . endeavored earnestly to do his duty.
- Prescott.
n.1.An exertion of physical or intellectual strength toward the attainment of an object; a systematic or continuous attempt; an effort; a trial.
To employ all my endeavor to obey you.
- Sir P. Sidney.
To do one's endeavor
to do one's duty; to put forth strenuous efforts to attain an object; - a phrase derived from the Middle English phrase "to do one's dever" (duty).
- Fuller.
Noun1.endeavor - a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
2.Endeavorendeavor - earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
Verb1.endeavor - attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
Synonyms: endeavour, strive

ENDEAVOR, crim. law. An attempt. (q.v.) Vide Revolt.

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