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Endeavor vs. Quest — What's the Difference?

Endeavor vs. Quest — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Endeavor and Quest

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Endeavor

A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.

Quest

A quest is a journey toward a specific mission or a goal. The word serves as a plot device in mythology and fiction: a difficult journey towards a goal, often symbolic or allegorical.

Endeavor

Purposeful or industrious activity; enterprise.

Quest

The act or an instance of seeking or pursuing something; a search.

Endeavor

To attempt (fulfillment of a responsibility or an obligation, for example) by employment or expenditure of effort
Endeavored to improve the quality of life in the inner city.
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Quest

An expedition undertaken in medieval romance by a knight in order to perform a prescribed feat
The quest for the Holy Grail.

Endeavor

To work with a set or specified goal or purpose.

Quest

An inquest.

Endeavor

A sincere attempt; a determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal; assiduous or persistent activity.

Quest

A jury appointed to take part in an inquest.

Endeavor

(obsolete) To exert oneself.

Quest

To search for something
Quested for knowledge.

Endeavor

(intransitive) To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously.

Quest

To go on a quest.

Endeavor

To attempt (something).

Quest

To search for game or bay when sighting game, as a hound.

Endeavor

To work with purpose.

Quest

A journey or effort in pursuit of a goal (often lengthy, ambitious, or fervent); a mission.

Endeavor

To exert physical or intellectual strength for the attainment of; to use efforts to effect; to strive to achieve or reach; to try; to attempt.
It is our duty to endeavor the recovery of these beneficial subjects.

Quest

The act of seeking, or looking after anything; attempt to find or obtain; search; pursuit.
To rove in quest of game, of a lost child, of property, etc.

Endeavor

To exert one's self; to work for a certain end.
And such were praised who but endeavored well.
He had . . . endeavored earnestly to do his duty.

Quest

(obsolete) Request; desire; solicitation.

Endeavor

An exertion of physical or intellectual strength toward the attainment of an object; a systematic or continuous attempt; an effort; a trial.
To employ all my endeavor to obey you.

Quest

(obsolete) A group of people making search or inquiry.

Endeavor

A purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness);
He had doubts about the whole enterprise

Quest

(obsolete) Inquest; jury of inquest.

Endeavor

Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something;
Made an effort to cover all the reading material
Wished him luck in his endeavor
She gave it a good try

Quest

(education) A short test.

Endeavor

Attempt by employing effort;
We endeavor to make our customers happy

Quest

(intransitive) To seek or pursue a goal; to undertake a mission or job.

Quest

(transitive) To search for something; to seek.

Quest

To locate and attach to a host animal.

Quest

The act of seeking, or looking after anything; attempt to find or obtain; search; pursuit; as, to rove in quest of game, of a lost child, of property, etc.
Upon an hard adventure yet in quest.
Cease your quest of love.
There ended was his quest, there ceased his care.

Quest

Request; desire; solicitation.
Gad not abroad at every quest and callOf an untrained hope or passion.

Quest

Those who make search or inquiry, taken collectively.
The senate hath sent about three several quests to search you out.

Quest

Inquest; jury of inquest.
What lawful quest have given their verdict ?

Quest

To search for; to examine.

Quest

To go on a quest; to make a search; to go in pursuit; to beg.
If his questing had been unsuccessful, he appeased the rage of hunger with some scraps of broken meat.

Quest

A search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria;
The pursuit of love
Life is more than the pursuance of fame
A quest for wealth

Quest

The act of searching for something;
A quest for diamonds

Quest

Make a search (for);
Things that die with their eyes open and questing
The animal came questing through the forest

Quest

Search the trail of (game);
The dog went off and quested

Quest

Bark with prolonged noises, of dogs

Quest

Seek alms, as for religious purposes

Quest

Express the need or desire for; ask for;
She requested an extra bed in her room
She called for room service

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