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What is the verb for endeavor?

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  1. (obsolete) To exert oneself. [15th-17th c.]
  2. (intransitive) To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously. [from 16th c.]
  3. (obsolete, transitive) To attempt (something). [16th-17th c.]
  4. To work with purpose.
  5. Synonyms:
  6. Examples:
    1. “The city will endeavor to provide 300 new affordable homes across the city every year in a variety of innovative schemes.”
      “I will endeavor to bake the cake according to this recipe.”
  1. (archaic) third-person singular simple present indicative form of endeavour
  1. (archaic) second-person singular simple present form of endeavour
  1. simple past tense and past participle of endeavour
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “The making of French films during this period endeavoured to create breathing space for those who were forced to flee the reign of terror.”
      “In hundreds of pages they endeavoured to show just how democratic centralised Soviet anarchy was supposed to be.”
      “She is enjoying significant unescorted ground leave and has not endeavoured to abscond.”
  1. simple past tense and past participle of endeavor
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “I worked hard to obtain these codes, and I endeavored to keep them safe from all others, to ensure they are used in the best possible way.”
      “They endeavored to create a professional atmosphere where one could make a substantial living wage.”
      “I am writing to thank you for bouncing my check with which I endeavored to pay my plumber last month.”
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