Synonyms for enduring


1. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up, permit, allow, let, countenance
usage: 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"
2. weather, endure, brave, brave out, defy, withstand, hold, hold up
usage: face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"
3. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out
usage: continue to live through hardship or adversity; "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?"
4. suffer, endure, experience, see, go through
usage: undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"
5. wear, hold out, endure, last, endure
usage: last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
6. last, endure, measure
usage: persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
7. prevail, persist, die hard, run, endure, continue
usage: continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"


1. abiding, enduring, imperishable, permanent (vs. impermanent), lasting
usage: unceasing; "an abiding belief"; "imperishable truths"
2. enduring, long-suffering, patient (vs. impatient)
usage: patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble; "an enduring disposition"; "a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife"
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