From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishendureen‧dure /ɪnˈdjʊə $ ɪnˈdʊr/ ●○○ verb 1 [transitive]SUFFER to be in a difficult or painful situation for a long time without complaining It seemed impossible that anyone could endure such pain.endure doing something He can’t endure being apart from me.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say stand rather than endure:I couldn’t stand the pain.2 [intransitive]LONG TIME to remain alive or continue to exist for a long time friendships which endure over many years→ See Verb table
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endureShe endured a barrage of open abuse and racism during her time at college.Many cancer patients have to endure a great deal of pain.The people in this country have endured almost a decade of economic hardship.A pied-piper's trail of opportunity discarded, needless abasement endured, and a grievous ransom paid in blood and treasure.Working-class women who endured hardship and self-sacrifice and survived with something of themselves still intact.They were lost in the mountains for ten days, enduring hunger, thirst, and intense cold.It was slavery in all but name, and names meant little to those who had to endure it.Finally a day came when they could endure no longer.None of these authors focuses on why marriage, having endured so long, is now in such a mess.She has endured ten years of painful back operations.Scott's popularity endured well beyond his death in 1832.Neither pope nor president can long endure without such cleansing.
Origin endure (1300-1400) French endurer, from Latin durare to harden