Why do these women stay and endure so much violence from their men?
But on the subject of marriage, Motilal was intransigent: his son would have to endure an arranged match.
No one should have to endure this form of harassment or injustice.
They endure further torment as rates of rape, domestic violence and early marriage skyrocket in times of crisis.
No longer will we have to endure the grievous injury of that flag popping up as a museum shop chotchke.
"Take it away, I'm not hungry," I said, after finding the position too painful to endure.
It is the strongest assurance that the recovery will endure.
So he adopted this position and stoically set out to endure the hurt.
Indeed, my dear, as you say of Solmes, I cannot endure them!
For we endure the tender pain of pardon,— One with another we forbear.
early 14c., "to undergo or suffer" (especially without breaking); late 14c. "to continue in existence," from Old French endurer (12c.) "make hard, harden; bear, tolerate; keep up, maintain," from Latin indurare "make hard," in Late Latin "harden (the heart) against," from in- (see in- (2)) + durare "to harden," from durus "hard," from PIE *deru- "be firm, solid."
Replaced the important Old English verb dreogan (past tense dreag, past participle drogen), which survives in dialectal dree. Related: Endured; endures.