English word endure comes from Latin indurare, and later Old French endurer (To suffer; to endure; to undergo.).
Endure detailed word origin explanation
|indurare || Latin (lat) || |
|endurer || Old French (fro) ||To suffer; to endure; to undergo. |
|enduren || Middle English (enm) ||To endure; to put up with (chiefly suffering). |
|endure || English (eng) ||(intransitive) To continue or carry on, despite obstacles or hardships.. (intransitive) To last.. (obsolete) To indurate.. (transitive) To suffer patiently.. (transitive) To tolerate or put up with something unpleasant.. To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out. |