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strives, 3rd person singular present; strove, past tense; striven, past participle; strived, past tense; striving, present participle;
  1. Make great efforts to achieve or obtain something
    • - national movements were striving for independence
    • - we must strive to secure steady growth
  2. Struggle or fight vigorously
    • - scholars must strive against bias

  1. endeavor: attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
  2. to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear"
  3. (striving) an effortful attempt to attain a goal
  4. To try to achieve a result; to make strenuous effort; to try earnestly and persistently; To struggle in opposition; to be in contention or dispute; to contend; to contest
  5. Struggle, to make a great effort, to fight.