[en-doo r-uh ns, -dyoo r-] /ɛnˈdʊər əns, -ˈdyʊər-/
the fact or power of or bearing pain, hardships, etc.
the ability or strength to continue or last, especially despite fatigue, stress, or other adverse conditions; stamina:
He has amazing physical endurance.
lasting quality; duration:
His friendships have little endurance.
something , as a hardship; trial.
the capacity, state, or an instance of enduring
something endured; a hardship, strain, or privation
late 15c., “continued existence in time;” see endure + -ance. Meaning “ability to endure suffering, etc.” is from 1660s.
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.
[en-doo r-uh nt, -dyoo r-] /ɛnˈdʊər ənt, -ˈdyʊər-/ adjective 1. capable of hardship, misfortune, or the like.
[en-doo r, -dyoo r] /ɛnˈdʊər, -ˈdyʊər/ verb (used with object), endured, enduring. 1. to hold out against; sustain without impairment or yielding; undergo: to endure great financial pressures with equanimity. 2. to bear without resistance or with patience; tolerate: I cannot endure your insults any longer. 3. to admit of; allow; bear: His poetry is […]