Associations to the word «Strive»


STRIVE, verb. To try to achieve a result; to make strenuous effort; to try earnestly and persistently.
STRIVE, verb. To struggle in opposition; to be in contention or dispute; to contend; to contest.
STRIVE, verb. To vie; to compete as a rival.
STRIVE, noun. (obsolete) An effort; a striving.
STRIVE, noun. (obsolete) strife; contention

Dictionary definition

STRIVE, verb. Attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy".
STRIVE, verb. To exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear".

Wise words

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