V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: (n.) 1. a conscientious activity intended to accomplish something; 2. an effort made in an attempt to achieve something; (v.) to make an effort to achieve something
Synonyms: (n.) attempt, effort, enterprise, venture, (v.) try, strive, undertake
Antonyms: give up, quit, cease
Tips: Use endeavor as a more sophisticated way of describing an activity you are proud of: "Remodeling our house has been my latest endeavor." Or use endeavor to describe a valiant attempt to accomplish something: "Despite our best endeavors, we have not been able to locate the girl's mother." Finally, as a verb, use endeavor to describe a valiant effort to accomplish or achieve a goal: "We are endeavoring to find a solution to the problem."
I have no doubt that our new business endeavor will be a successful one. (venture, enterprise) noun
She endeavored to find a high-paying job right out of college, but the search was more difficult than she had anticipated. (tried, strove) verb
Her artistic endeavors landed her in many renowned art galleries. (efforts, undertakings) noun
Our company endeavors to provide consistently excellent customer service. (strives, tries) verb
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