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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discord, strifenoun

    lack of agreement or harmony

  2. strifenoun

    bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension

Wiktionary

  1. strifenoun

    Violent conflict, usually brief or limited in nature.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strifenoun

    the act of striving; earnest endeavor

  2. Strifenoun

    exertion or contention for superiority; contest of emulation, either by intellectual or physical efforts

  3. Strifenoun

    altercation; violent contention; fight; battle

  4. Strifenoun

    that which is contended against; occasion of contest

Freebase

  1. Strife

    Strife is a first-person shooter video game developed by Rogue Entertainment and published by Velocity, based on the Doom engine from id Software. Strife added some role-playing game elements and allowed players to talk to other characters in the game's world. Along with Pathways into Darkness, Ultima Underworld and System Shock, it is considered one of the first FPS-RPG games.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Strife

    strīf, n. contention for superiority: struggle for victory: contest: discord.—adj. Strife′ful (Spens.), full of strife, contentious, discordant—also Strif′ful. [M. E. strif—O. Fr. estrif—Scand., Ice. strith, strife; Ger. streit, Dut. strijd, strife.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. strife

    Contention in battle;, contest; struggle for victory; quarrel of war.

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  1. firste, refits, resift, rifest, sifter

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strife in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strife in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of strife in a Sentence

  1. Ulysses S. Grant:

    The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which citizenship should carry with it. This is wrong, and should be corrected.

  2. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    i, ras cardo will say this truth. All my works as posted online or off are in my copyright control before you see them.I will also add-if some humans could stop looking at other human beings- as property- for sale or let, then will the world be on its road to peaceful co-existence of the races. Until then, there will continue to be strife and hatred and death! for in the minds of men exists the contemplation to do evil.

  3. Joe Jones:

    Witch bottles are the type of things people would use more generally in famine, political strife or feeling under threat, the Union troops were definitely under all those kinds of existential threats or fears.

  4. Bill Weld:

    Ours is a nation built on courage, resilience, and independence. In these times of great political strife, when both major parties are entrenched in their' win at all cost' battles, the voices of the American people are being ignored and our nation is suffering, it is time for patriotic men and women across our great nation to stand and plant a flag. It is time to return to the principles of Lincoln -- equality, dignity, and opportunity for all. There is no greater cause on earth than to preserve what truly makes America great. I am ready to lead that fight.

  5. Attorney General:

    We live in a time of racial division and strife not seen since the 1960s struggle for civil rights -- and we've watched as the Republican Party enabled a race-baiting president for the last four years -- so we need an Attorney General who can speak to the moment at hand.

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