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  Definition of strive
  1. to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear"
  2. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
Similar Words: reach, strain, endeavor, endeavour

 

Hyponyms: extend oneself, kill oneself, overexert oneself, trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself, struggle, take pains, be at pains, buck

 

Derivational Morphology: strain, straining, striving, nisus, pains, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try, enterprise

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: streven   Esperanto: strebi  
Finnish: pyrkiä   French: s'efforcer  
German: streben   Indonesian: juang  
Italian: sforzarsi   Japanese: 努力  
Portuguese: esforçar-se   Slovene: stremeti  
Telugu: కష్టించు  
 
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