- (BrE) (AmE endeavor) nounADJECTIVE▪ collaborative, collective, cooperative, joint▪ brave, heroic▪ honest▪
the government's honest endeavours to improve the lives of the poor▪ noble, worthwhile, worthy▪ lifelong▪
Learning a foreign language well can be a lifelong endeavour.▪ future▪ fruitless, futile, unsuccessful▪ successful▪ human▪
Enthusiasm is a vital ingredient in all human endeavour.▪ artistic, creative▪
She always encourages her children in their artistic endeavours.▪ commercial, educational, entrepreneurial (esp. AmE), intellectual, political, scientificVERB + ENDEAVOUR/ENDEAVOR▪ make, pursue, undertake▪
You must make an endeavour to work harder.PREPOSITION▪ in an endeavour▪
We wish her every success in this endeavour.▪
In an endeavour to improve the service, they introduced free parking.PHRASES▪ your best endeavours (BrE)▪
Despite her best endeavours, she couldn't persuade anyone to volunteer.▪ a field of endeavour▪
He has the ability to achieve success in whatever field of endeavour he should choose.▪ make every endeavour▪
We will make every endeavour to obtain sufficient supplies.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.