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Definition 1: to exert much effort or energy - [verb of competition]

Samples where strive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • straining our ears to hear

Synonyms for strive in the sense of this definition

(strive is a kind of ...) strive and make an effort to reach a goal

"She tugged for years to make a decent living" "We have to push a little to make the deadline!" "She is driving away at her doctoral thesis"

(... is a kind of strive ) strain to the utmost

(... is a kind of strive ) strain oneself more than is healthy

(... is a kind of strive ) take the trouble to do something; concern oneself

"He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday" "Don't bother, please"

Samples where strive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we endeavor to make our customers happy

Synonyms for strive in the sense of this definition

(strive is a kind of ...) make an effort or attempt

"He tried to shake off his fears" "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps" "The police attempted to stop the thief" "He sought to improve himself" "She always seeks to do good in the world"

(... is a kind of strive ) to exert strenuous effort against opposition

"he struggled to get free from the rope"

(... is a kind of strive ) try very hard to do something

(... is a kind of strive ) to strive with determination

"John is bucking for a promotion"

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