|1.||[ verb ] put up with something or somebody unpleasant|
|Synonyms:||bear stand suffer tolerate put_up brook abide stick_out digest support stomach|
"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"
|Related terms:||permit take pay accept stand_for bear_up take_lying_down take_a_joke sit_out suffer endurance tolerance toleration|
|2.||[ verb ] continue to live; endure or last|
|Synonyms:||live survive last go hold_up hold_out live_on|
"We went without water and food for 3 days" "The legend of Elvis lives on" "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America" "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"
|Related terms:||stand_up live_out perennate exist be be|
|3.||[ verb ] (work) support oneself by doing a certain type of work|
|Synonyms:||live survive last live_on go hold_up live_off hold_out live_by exist_by|
"She lives on the meager income from her writing"
|Related terms:||exist stand_up live_out perennate exist be be|
|4.||[ verb ] face or endure with courage|
|Synonyms:||brave brave_out weather|
"She braved the elements"
|Related terms:||defy brave|
|5.||[ verb ] undergo or be subjected to|
"He suffered the penalty" "Many saints suffered martyrdom"
|Related terms:||enjoy experience die tolerate|
|6.||[ verb ] persist or be long; in time|
"The bad weather lasted for three days"
|Related terms:||measure wear drag_on run|
|7.||[ verb ] last and be usable|
"This dress wore well for almost ten years"
|8.||[ verb ] continue to exist|
|Synonyms:||persist prevail run die_hard|
"These stories die hard" "The legend of Elvis endures"
|Related terms:||continue carry_over reverberate run|