endure
verb.
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
I cannot bear his constant criticism|The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks|he learned to tolerate the heat|She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
verb.
face and withstand with courage
She braved the elements
verb.
continue to live and avoid dying
We went without water and food for 3 days|These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America|The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents|how long can a person last without food and water?|One crash victim died, the other lived
verb.
undergo or be subjected to
He suffered the penalty|Many saints suffered martyrdom
Synonym: suffer
verb.
last and be usable
This dress wore well for almost ten years
Synonym: hold out, wear
verb.
persist for a specified period of time
The bad weather lasted for three days
Synonym: last
verb.
continue to exist
These stories die hard|The legend of Elvis endures