Endure and Encounter


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Endure verb – To come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it.
Usage example: an elderly couple who have endured the ups and downs of a half century of married life

Encounter is a synonym for endure in undergo topic. In some cases you can use "Encounter" instead a verb "Endure", when it comes to topics like experience, suffer, bear hardship.
Nearby Words: enduring, endurance, endurable
Synonyms for Endure


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Encounter verb – To come upon face-to-face or as if face-to-face.
Endure is a synonym for encounter in experience topic. Sometimes you can use "Endure" instead a verb "Encounter", if it concerns topics such as suffer, undergo.
Nearby Words: encountered, encountering
Synonyms for Encounter

Common collocations

people endure people encounter people
kind endure kind encounter kind
series endure series encounter series
time endure time encounter time
Other nouns: game, times, friends, enemies.
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