Synonyms for endure

Synonyms for (verb) endure

Synonyms: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Usage: 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

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam


Synonyms: suffer, endure

Definition: undergo or be subjected to

Usage: He suffered the penalty; Many saints suffered martyrdom

Similar words: see, go through, experience

Definition: go or live through

Usage: We had many trials to go through; he saw action in Viet Nam


Synonyms: prevail, persist, die hard, endure, run

Definition: continue to exist

Usage: These stories die hard; The legend of Elvis endures

Similar words: continue

Definition: exist over a prolonged period of time

Usage: The bad weather continued for two more weeks


Synonyms: last, endure

Definition: persist for a specified period of time

Usage: The bad weather lasted for three days

Similar words: measure

Definition: have certain dimensions

Usage: This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches


Synonyms: endure, hold out, wear

Definition: last and be usable

Usage: This dress wore well for almost ten years

Similar words: last, endure

Definition: persist for a specified period of time

Usage: The bad weather lasted for three days


Synonyms: weather, brave, brave out, endure

Definition: face and withstand with courage

Usage: She braved the elements

Similar words: withstand, defy, hold, hold up

Definition: resist or confront with resistance

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