ENDURE

endure

1. [Verb]: 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. [Verb]: undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"

3. [Verb]: continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"

4. [Verb]: continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"

5. [Verb]: persist or be long; in time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"

6. [Verb]: last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"

7. [Verb]: face or endure with courage; "She braved the elements"

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