[en-doo, -dyoo] /ɛnˈdu, -ˈdyu/
verb (used with object), endued, enduing.
to invest or endow with some gift, quality, or faculty.
to put on; assume:
Hamlet endued the character of a madman.
verb (transitive) -dues, -duing, -dued
(usually foll by with) to invest or provide, as with some quality or trait
(rare) (foll by with) to clothe or dress (in)
also indue, c.1400, from Old French enduire “lead, drive, initiate, indoctrinate” (12c.), from Latin inducere “to lead” (see induce). Related: Endued.
[en-doo r-uh-buh l, -dyoo r-] /ɛnˈdʊər ə bəl, -ˈdyʊər-/ adjective 1. capable of being ; bearable; tolerable. adj. c.1600, “able to endure,” from endure + -able. Meaning “able to be endured” is from c.1800. Related: Endurably.
[en-doo r-uh ns, -dyoo r-] /ɛnˈdʊər əns, -ˈdyʊər-/ noun 1. the fact or power of or bearing pain, hardships, etc. 2. the ability or strength to continue or last, especially despite fatigue, stress, or other adverse conditions; stamina: He has amazing physical endurance. 3. lasting quality; duration: His friendships have little endurance. 4. something , […]
noun 1. an auto race over a closed course designed to test the endurance of both driver and vehicle and won by the car that covers the longest distance in an arbitrarily allotted time or by the car that is first to cover a predetermined long distance.
noun 1. . noun 1. the ratio between the fatigue limit and the tensile strength of a material.