Meaning of endure

Definition of endure

(verb) 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"
face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"
continue to live and avoid dying; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?" "One crash victim died, the other lived"
undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"
last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"

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