1. (v. i.) To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain.

2. (v. i.) To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.

3. (v. t.) To remain firm under; to sustain; to undergo; to support without breaking or yielding; as, metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting; to endure wind and weather.

4. (v. t.) To bear with patience; to suffer without opposition or without sinking under the pressure or affliction; to bear up under; to put up with; to tolerate.

5. (v. t.) To harden; to toughen; to make hardy.

abide abide with abiding advance afford allow for be exposed to be proof against be spared be subjected to be tough bear bear up bear up against bear with bide blink at brave brook carry on carry through cease not cheat death condone connive at continue continue to be continue to exist continuing countenance defeat time defy defy time disregard diuturnal drag on durable dwell elapse encounter enduring exist experience expire extend face feel firm flit flow flow on fly glide go go along go by go on go through hang in hang in there hang on hang tough harden have hear of hold hold on hold out hold out against hold steady hold up ignore indulge inveterate jog on keep keep alive keep at keep at it keep driving keep going keep on keep trying keep up know labor under lapse last last long last out leave unavenged let it go lifelong linger live live on live through long-lasting long-lived lump lump it maintain make allowances for meet meet up with meet with never cease never-failing not accept compromise old overlook pass pass by pass over pass through pay perdurable perdure perduring perennate perennial permanent persevere persist pocket pocket the affront press on prevail proceed put up with rebuff regard with indulgence remain repel repulse resist resolute roll on run run its course run on run out run up against slide slip slog on solid sound spare spare the price spend stable stagger on stand stand for stand under stand up staunch stay stay on steadfast steady stick stiffen stomach strengthen sturdy submit to subsist substantial suffer support support life survive sustain swallow take take it take up with tarry taste temper tide over tolerate toughen undergo unfaltering unqualified unquestioning wear wear well weather well afford wholehearted wink at withstand


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