Part of speech: verb

To make an effort to do; undertake; try.

Part of speech: noun

An attempt or effort to do or attain something; earnest exertion for an end.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "endeavor":

  1. And similar progress has been made in almost every other line of human endeavor. - "Rural Life and the Rural School", Joseph Kennedy.
  2. The Nation needs all men, but it needs each man, not in the field that will most pleasure him, but in the endeavor that will best serve the common good. - "Community Civics and Rural Life", Arthur W. Dunn.
  3. As we look beneath the surface in any department of human endeavor, analyze things a little carefully, we discover that this contest is going on. - "Our Unitarian Gospel", Minot Savage.