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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

strivestraɪv; ˈstrɪv ən(v.i.)strove or strived, striv•en; strived, striv•ing.

  1. to exert oneself vigorously; try hard.

  2. to make strenuous efforts toward any goal:

    to strive for success.

  3. to contend in opposition, battle, or any conflict; compete.

  4. to struggle vigorously, as in opposition or resistance:

    to strive against fate.

  5. to rival; vie.

Origin of strive:

1175–1225; ME < OF estriver to quarrel, compete, strive < Gmc; cf. obs. D strijven, MHG strīben to strive


Princeton's WordNet

  1. slave, striver, hard worker(noun)

    someone who works as hard as a slave


  1. striver(Noun)

    One who strives.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Striver(noun)

    one who strives

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