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struggled, past tense; struggles, 3rd person singular present; struggling, present participle; struggled, past participle;
  1. Make forceful or violent efforts to get free of restraint or constriction
    • - before she could struggle, he lifted her up
    • - he struggled to break free
  2. Strive to achieve or attain something in the face of difficulty or resistance
    • - many families struggle to make ends meet
  3. Have difficulty handling or coping with
    • - passengers struggle with bags and briefcases
  4. Engage in conflict
    • - politicians continued to struggle over familiar issues
  5. Make one's way with difficulty
    • - he struggled to the summit of the world's highest mountain
  6. Have difficulty in gaining recognition or a living
    • - new authors are struggling in the present climate
  1. A forceful or violent effort to get free of restraint or resist attack

  2. A conflict or contest
    • - a power struggle for the leadership
  3. A great physical effort
    • - with a struggle, she pulled the stroller up the slope
  4. A determined effort under difficulties
    • - the center is the result of the scientists' struggle to realize their dream
  5. A very difficult task
    • - it was a struggle to make herself understood

  1. an energetic attempt to achieve something; "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition"
  2. fight: make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath"
  3. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
  4. conflict: an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
  5. clamber: climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
  6. contend: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
  7. (struggling) engaged in a struggle to overcome especially poverty or obscurity; "a financially struggling theater"; "struggling artists"
  8. Struggle is a 2003 Austrian drama film directed by Ruth Mader. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.
  9. Struggle is the first album released by the four-piece alternative metal music group, Nonpoint. It was released through the now defunct independent label, Jugular Records. Several of the songs were later re-used on the band's next album, Statement. ...
  10. The Struggle is the third studio album by Cappadonna, then-affiliate, now member of the Wu-Tang Clan.
  11. The Struggle (1931) is a sound feature film directed by D. W. Griffith, and was his only other sound film besides Abraham Lincoln (1930). After several films directed by Griffith failed at the boxoffice, this was Griffith's last film. ...
  12. The Struggle (Urdu: Tabqati Jeddojuhd) is a Trotskyist organisation in Pakistan. It is the Pakistan section of the International Marxist Tendency (IMT). Its leader and best known theoretician is Lal Khan. The Struggle is the largest section of the IMT.
  13. strife, contention, great effort; to strive, to labour in difficulty, to fight (for or against), to contend
  14. That eternal Liberal effort to overthrow the corrupt traditional American culture on behalf of all the wonderful (yet sadly wretched) constituents of the Left.  The endless battle between the noble forces of Universal Political Correctness and normal evil American society.  Anarchy versus Law. ...
  15. Inner conflict, need for achievement, barriers to growth.
  16. a core tension between the self and the world, defined over long and short timelines; gives the faith drive and meaning (a faith or religion without a struggle is simply a culture) (see BELIEFS, FAITH, RELIGION)
  17. to work hard at something difficult
  18. to wrestle or handle with difficulty
  19. a rough or confused struggle