V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: 1. the ability to withstand something difficult; 2. the ability to survive and last
Synonyms: strength, survival, permanence, persistence, tolerance, stamina
Antonyms: weakness, exhaustion
Tips: When you have good endurance, you can endure (withstand) something for a long period of time. Endurance and endure are related to the word duration, which refers to the length of time something lasts.
He has amazing endurance for running, so I'm sure he won't have a problem finishing the marathon. (tolerance, stamina)
I don't have the endurance it takes to be a world-class athlete. (strength, stamina)
I can feel my endurance waning with age. (strength, stamina)
The teams with the best endurance usually win the games that go into overtime. (strength, stamina)
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