HyperDic: strive

English > 2 senses of the word strive:
VERBsocialstrive, endeavor, endeavourattempt by employing effort
competitionstrive, reach, strainto exert much effort or energy
strive > pronunciation
Soundsstray'v
Rhymesalive ... thrive: 23 rhymes with ayv...
English > strive: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningattempt by employing effort.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Synonymsendeavor, endeavour
NarrowerbuckTo strive with determination
struggleTo exert strenuous effort against opposition
take pains, be at painstry very hard to do something
Broadertry, seek, attempt, essay, assaymake an effort or attempt
Spanishafanarse, empeñarse, esforzarse, luchar, procurar
Catalanesforçar-se
Nounsstrivingan effortful attempt to attain a goal / goal
English > strive: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningTo exert much effort or energy.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsreach, strain
Narrowerextend oneselfstrain to the utmost
kill oneself, overexert oneselfstrain oneself more than is healthy
trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneselfTake the trouble to do something
Broadertug, labor, labour, push, drivestrive and make an effort to reach / reach a goal / goal
Spanishesforzarse, esforzar

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