- Ability to last, continue, or remain.
- Ability to stand pain, distress, fatigue, etc.; fortitude.
A marathon tests a runner's endurance.
Through hard work and endurance, we will complete this project.
An example of endurance is what a marathon runner has to have to get through a race.
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Origin of endurance
- [Late 15th Century] From Middle French endurance, from Old French endurance.