endeavour endeavour  /ɪn ˈdɛ vər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
  2. (n) earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
  3. (v) attempt by employing effort

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Space History Photo: Rendezvous with Zarya

    The Space Shuttle Endeavour prepares to rendezvous with the FGB.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: SPACE.com

  2. South Korea vs. Iran: Final score 0-1, Iran qualify for 2014 World Cup after amazing win in South Korea

    Iran showed endeavour in the opening half and didn't just come to park the bus, but it still made for a dull half of few chances.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Endeavour Mining reports delivery of mills at Agbaou Gold Mine and achieves 75% physical completion

    Endeavour Mining reports delivery of mills at Agbaou Gold Mine and achieves 75% physical completion
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "This is an effort in which we must achieve unity of effort and common purpose. Civilian and military, Afghan and international, we are part of one team with one mission," he said. "On this important endeavour, co-operation is not optional."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: France24

  2. But Mr Brown said: "The scientists I speak to are committed to what they see as an inherently moral endeavour, that can save and improve the lives of thousands and over time, millions."
    on May 17, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: BirminghamMail.net

  3. "I am acutely aware that I cannot succeed in that endeavour, nor can our party prevail over the challenge we will face ...... without the support of dedicated conservatives," McCain told the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday...
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Times of India

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