Synonyms of endeavour in English:

endeavour


See definition of endeavour

verb

1‘the company endeavoured to expand its activities’

SYNONYMS

try, attempt, venture, undertake, aspire, aim, seek, set out

strive, struggle, labour, toil, work hard, try hard, exert oneself, apply oneself, do one's best, do one's utmost, give one's all, be at pains

work at, try one's hand at

informal slog away, give something a whirl, have a go at, have a shot at, have a stab at, give something one's best shot, do one's damnedest, go all out, bend over backwards, break one's neck, bust a gut, move heaven and earth

formal essay


noun

1‘an endeavour to build a more buoyant economy’

SYNONYMS

attempt, try, bid, effort, trial, venture

informal go, crack, shot, stab, bash, whack, whirl

2‘after several days of endeavour he completed the task’

SYNONYMS

striving, struggling, labouring, struggle, labour, hard work, hard slog, effort, exertion, application, industry

pains

informal sweat, blood, sweat, and tears, elbow grease

British informal graft

archaic travail, moil

3‘what you are proposing is an extremely unwise endeavour’

SYNONYMS

undertaking, enterprise, venture, pursuit, exercise, activity, exploit, deed, act, action, move

scheme, plan, project

informal caper