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English → English (WordNet) Definition: striven strive v 1: attempt by employing effort; “we endeavor to make our customers happy” [syn: endeavor, endeavour] 2: to exert much effort or energy; “straining our ears to hear” [syn: reach, strain] [also: strove, striven] striven See strive
English → English (gcide) Definition: Striven Strive \Strive\, v. i. [imp. Strove; p. p. Striven(Rarely, Strove); p. pr. & vb. n. Striving.] [OF. estriver; of Teutonic origin, and akin to G. streben, D. streven, Dan. str[ae]be, Sw. str["a]fva. Cf. Strife.] 1. To make efforts; to use exertions; to endeavor with earnestness; to labor hard. [1913 Webster] Was for this his ambition strove To equal C[ae]sar first, and after, Jove? --Cowley. [1913 Webster] 2. To struggle in opposition; to be in contention or dispute; to contend; to contest; -- followed by against or with before the person or thing opposed; as, strive against temptation; strive for the truth. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] My Spirit shall not always strive with man. --Gen. vi. 3. [1913 Webster] Why dost thou strive against him? --Job xxxiii. 13. [1913 Webster] Now private pity strove with public hate, Reason with rage, and eloquence with fate. --Denham. [1913 Webster] 3. To vie; to compete; to be a rival. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] [Not] that sweet grove Of Daphne, by Orontes and the inspired Castalian spring, might with this paradise Of Eden strive. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: To contend; vie; struggle; endeavor; aim. [1913 Webster] Striven \Striv"en\, p. p. of Strive. [1913 Webster]


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