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Endure vs. Withstand

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Endureverb

(intransitive) To continue or carry on, despite obstacles or hardships.

‘The singer's popularity endured for decades.’;

Withstandverb

(transitive) To resist or endure (something) successfully.

Endureverb

(transitive) To tolerate or put up with something unpleasant.

Withstandverb

To oppose (something) forcefully.

Endureverb

(intransitive) To last.

‘Our love will endure forever.’;

Withstandverb

To stand against; to oppose; to resist, either with physical or moral force; as, to withstand an attack of troops; to withstand eloquence or arguments.

‘I withstood him to the face.’; ‘Some village Hampden, that, with dauntless breast.The little tyrant of his fields withstood.’;

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Endureverb

To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.

Withstandverb

resist or confront with resistance;

‘The politician defied public opinion’; ‘The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear’; ‘The bridge held’;

Endureverb

(transitive) To suffer patiently.

‘He endured years of pain.’;

Withstandverb

stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

Endureverb

(obsolete) To indurate.

Endureverb

To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain.

‘Their verdure still endure.’; ‘He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure.’;

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Endureverb

To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.

‘Can thine heart endure, or can thine hands be strong in the days that I shall deal with thee?’;

Endureverb

To remain firm under; to sustain; to undergo; to support without breaking or yielding; as, metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting; to endure wind and weather.

‘Both were of shining steel, and wrought so pure,As might the strokes of two such arms endure.’;

Endureverb

To bear with patience; to suffer without opposition or without sinking under the pressure or affliction; to bear up under; to put up with; to tolerate.

‘I will no longer endure it.’; ‘Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sake.’; ‘How can I endure to see the evil that shall come unto my people?’;

Endureverb

To harden; to toughen; to make hardy.

‘Manly limbs endured with little ease.’;

Endureverb

put up with something or somebody unpleasant;

‘I cannot bear his constant criticism’; ‘The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks’; ‘he learned to tolerate the heat’; ‘She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage’;

Endureverb

face or endure with courage;

‘She braved the elements’;

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Endureverb

continue to live; endure or last;

‘We went without water and food for 3 days’; ‘These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America’; ‘The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents’;

Endureverb

undergo or be subjected to;

‘He suffered the penalty’; ‘Many saints suffered martyrdom’;

Endureverb

last and be usable;

‘This dress wore well for almost ten years’;

Endureverb

persist or be long; in time;

‘The bad weather lasted for three days’;

Endureverb

continue to exist;

‘These stories die hard’; ‘The legend of Elvis endures’;

Endure

Endure is a 2010 crime thriller film directed and written by Joe O'Brien. It stars Judd Nelson, Devon Sawa, Tom Arnold and Joey Lauren Adams.

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