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ENDU'RE, v.t. [L. durus, duro.]

1. To last; to continue in the same state without perishing; to remain; to abide.

The Lord shall endure forever. Ps.9.

He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure. Job.8.

2. To bear; to brook; to suffer without resistance, or without yielding.

How can I endure to see the evil that shall come to my people? Esther 8.

Can thy heart endure, or thy hands be strong? Ezek. 22.

ENDU'RE, v.t. To bear; to sustain; to support without breaking or yielding to force or pressure. Metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting.

Both were of shining steel, and wrought so pure.

As might the strokes of two such arms endure.

1. To bear with patience; to bear without opposition or sinking under the pressure.

Therefore, I endure all things for the elect's sake. 2 Tim 2.

If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons. Heb.12.

2. To undergo; to sustain.

I wish to die, yet dare not death endure.

3. To continue in. [Not used.]



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ENDU'RE, v.t. [L. durus, duro.]

1. To last; to continue in the same state without perishing; to remain; to abide.

The Lord shall endure forever. Ps.9.

He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure. Job.8.

2. To bear; to brook; to suffer without resistance, or without yielding.

How can I endure to see the evil that shall come to my people? Esther 8.

Can thy heart endure, or thy hands be strong? Ezek. 22.

ENDU'RE, v.t. To bear; to sustain; to support without breaking or yielding to force or pressure. Metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting.

Both were of shining steel, and wrought so pure.

As might the strokes of two such arms endure.

1. To bear with patience; to bear without opposition or sinking under the pressure.

Therefore, I endure all things for the elect's sake. 2 Tim 2.

If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons. Heb.12.

2. To undergo; to sustain.

I wish to die, yet dare not death endure.

3. To continue in. [Not used.]

EN-DURE, v.i. [Fr. endurer; en and durer, to last, from dur, L. durus, duro; Sp. endurar. The primary sense of durus, hard, is set, fixed. See Durable.]

  1. To last; to continue in the same state without perishing; to remain; to abide. The Lord shall endure forever. Ps. ix. He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure. Job viii.
  2. To bear; to brook; to suffer without resistance, or without yielding. How can I endure to see the evil that shall come to my people? Esther viii. Can thy heart endure, or thy hands be strong? Ezek. xxii.

EN-DURE, v.t.

  1. To bear; to sustain; to support without breaking or yielding to force or pressure. Metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting. Both were of shining steel, and wrought so pure, / As might the strokes of two such arms endure. Dryden.
  2. To bear with patience; to bear without opposition or sinking under the pressure. Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sake. 2 Tim. ii. If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons. Heb. xii.
  3. To undergo; to sustain. I wish to die, yet dare not death endure. Dryden.
  4. To continue in. [Not used.] Brown.

En*dure"
  1. To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain.

    Their verdure still endure. Shak.

    He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure. Job viii. 15.

  2. 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.

    Both were of shining steel, and wrought so pure,
    As might the strokes of two such arms endure.
    Dryden.

  3. To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.

    Can thine heart endure, or can thine hands be strong in the days that I shall deal with thee? Ezek. xxii. 14.

  4. 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.

    I will no longer endure it. Shak.

    Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sake. 2 Tim. ii. 10.

    How can I endure to see the evil that shall come unto my people? Esther viii. 6.

  5. To harden; to toughen; to make hardy.

    [Obs.]

    Manly limbs endured with little ease. Spenser.

    Syn. -- To last; remain; continue; abide; brook; submit to; suffer.

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Endure

ENDU'RE, verb transitive [Latin durus, duro.]

1. To last; to continue in the same state without perishing; to remain; to abide.

The Lord shall endure forever. Psalms 9:7.

He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure Job 8:15.

2. To bear; to brook; to suffer without resistance, or without yielding.

How can I endure to see the evil that shall come to my people? Esther 8:6.

Can thy heart endure or thy hands be strong? Ezekiel 22:14.

ENDU'RE, verb transitive To bear; to sustain; to support without breaking or yielding to force or pressure. Metals endure a certain degree of heat without melting.

Both were of shining steel, and wrought so pure.

As might the strokes of two such arms endure

1. To bear with patience; to bear without opposition or sinking under the pressure.

Therefore, I endure all things for the elect's sake. 2 Timothy 2:3.

If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons. Hebrews 12:7.

2. To undergo; to sustain.

I wish to die, yet dare not death endure

3. To continue in. [Not used.]

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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side

SIDE, n. [L. latus.]

1. The broad and long part of surface of a thing, as distinguished from the end, which is of less extent and many be a point; as the side of a plank; the side of a chest; the side of a house or of a ship. One side of a lens may be concave, the other convex. Side is distinguished from edge; as the side of a knife or sword.

2. Margin; edge; verge; border; the exterior line of any thing, considered in length; as the side of a tract of land or a field, as distinct from the end. Hence we say, the side of a river; the side of a road; the east and west side of the American continent.

3. The part of an animal between the back and the face and belly; the part of which the ribs are situated; as the right side; the left side. This is quadrupeds is usually the broadest part.

4. The part between the top and bottom; the slope, declivity or ascent, as of a hill or mountain; as the side of mount Etna.

5. One part of a thing, or its superficies; as the side of a ball or sphere.

6. Any part considered in respect to its direction or point of compass; as to whichever side we direct our view. We see difficulties on every side.

7. Party; faction; sect; any man or body of men considered as in opposition to another. One man enlists on the side of the tories; another on the side of the whigs. Some persons change sides for the sake of popularity and office, and sink themselves in public estimation. And sets the passions on the side of truth.

8. Interest; favor. The Lord is on my side. Ps. 118

9. Any part being in opposition or contradistinction to another; In the battle, the slaughter was great on both sides. Passion invites on one side; reason restrains on the other. Open justice bends on neither side.

10. Branch or a family; separate line of descent; as,by the father's side he is descended from a noble family; by the mother's side his birth is respectable.

11. Quarter; region; part; as from one side of heaven to the other. To take sides, to embrace the opinions of attach one's self to the interest of a party when in opposition to another. To choose side, to select parties for competition in exercises of any kind.

SIDE, a.

1. Lateral; as a side post; but perhaps it would be better to consider the word as compound.

2. Being on the side, or toward the side; oblique; indirect. The law hath no side respect to their persons. One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. So we say, a side view, a side blow.

3. Long; large; extensive.

SIDE, v. i. [Little used.]

1. To lean on one side.

2. To embrace the opinions of one party or engage in its interest, when opposed to another party; as, to side with the ministerial party. All side in parties and begin th' attack.

SIDE, v. t.

1. To stand at the side of. [Not in use.]

2. To suit; to pair. [Not in use.]

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