what is difference between endure and support
- enduer (obsolete)
- indure (obsolete)
From Middle English enduren, from Old French endurer, from Latin indūrō (“to make hard”). Displaced Old English drēogan, which survives dialectally as dree.
- (UK) IPA(key): /ɪnˈdjʊə̯(ɹ)/, /ɪnˈdjɔː(ɹ)/, /ɪnˈd͡ʒʊə̯(ɹ)/, /ɪnˈd͡ʒɔː(ɹ)/
- (US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈd(j)ʊɹ/
- Rhymes: -ʊə(r)
endure (third-person singular simple present endures, present participle enduring, simple past and past participle endured)
- (intransitive) To continue or carry on, despite obstacles or hardships; to persist.
- The singer’s popularity endured for decades.
- (transitive) To tolerate or put up with something unpleasant.
- (intransitive) To last.
- Our love will endure forever.
- To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.
- (transitive) To suffer patiently.
- He endured years of pain.
- (obsolete) To indurate.
- (to continue despite obstacles): carry on, plug away; See also Thesaurus:persevere
- (to tolerate something): bear, thole, take; See also Thesaurus:tolerate
- (to last): go on, hold on, persist; See also Thesaurus:persist
- (to remain firm): resist, survive, withstand
- (to suffer patiently): accept, thole, withstand
- (to indurate):
- John A. Simpson and Edward S. C. Weiner, editors (1989), “endure”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN.
- durene, enduer, enured, reuned
- IPA(key): /ɑ̃.dyʁ/
- first-person singular present indicative of endurer
- third-person singular present indicative of endurer
- first-person singular present subjunctive of endurer
- third-person singular present subjunctive of endurer
- second-person singular imperative of endurer
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /səˈpɔːt/, [səˈpʰɔːt]
- (General American) IPA(key): /səˈpɔɹt/, [səˈpʰɔɹt], [səˈpʰoɹt]
- (rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) IPA(key): /səˈpo(ː)ɹt/
- (non-rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) IPA(key): /səˈpoət/
- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)t
- Hyphenation: sup‧port
From Middle English supporten, from Old French supporter, from Latin supportō. Displaced Old English underwreþian and Old English fultum.
support (third-person singular simple present supports, present participle supporting, simple past and past participle supported)
- (transitive) To keep from falling.
- Synonyms: underprop, uphold, stut
- (transitive) To answer questions and resolve problems regarding something sold.
- (transitive) To back a cause, party, etc., mentally or with concrete aid.
- Antonym: oppose
- (transitive) To help, particularly financially.
- To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
- 1754, Jonathan Edwards, The Freedom of the Will
- to urge such arguments, as though they were sufficient to support and demonstrate a whole scheme of moral philosophy
- 1754, Jonathan Edwards, The Freedom of the Will
- (transitive) To serve, as in a customer-oriented mindset; to give support to.
- (transitive) To be designed (said of machinery, electronics, or computers, or their parts, accessories, peripherals, or programming) to function compatibly with or provide the capacity for.
- (transitive) To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.
- (archaic) To endure without being overcome; bear; undergo; to tolerate.
- This fierce demeanour and his insolence / The patience of a god could not support.
- 1881, Robert Louis Stevenson, Virginibus Puerisque:
- For a strong affection such moments are worth supporting, and they will end well; for your advocate is in your lover’s heart and speaks her own language […]
- To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
From Middle English support, from Anglo-Norman and Middle French support. Displaced Old English underwreþung.
support (countable and uncountable, plural supports)
- (sometimes attributive) Something which supports.
- Financial or other help.
- Answers to questions and resolution of problems regarding something sold.
- Hyponyms: first-level support, second-level support, third-level support
- (mathematics) in relation to a function, the set of points where the function is not zero, or the closure of that set.
- Antonym: kernel
- (fuzzy set theory) A set whose elements are at least partially included in a given fuzzy set (i.e., whose grade of membership in that fuzzy set is strictly greater than zero).
- (computing) Compatibility and functionality for a given product or feature.
- An actor playing a subordinate part with a star.
- An accompaniment in music.
- (gymnastics) Clipping of support position.
- (structural analysis) Horizontal, vertical or rotational support of structures: movable, hinged, fixed. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
- moral support
- (military): combat support
- support act
- support group
From the verb supporter.
- IPA(key): /sy.pɔʁ/
support m (plural supports)
- (heraldry) supporter
- “support” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).