Meaning of strive
Pronunciation: (strīv), [key]
— strove strived, striv•en strived, striv•ing.
- to exert oneself vigorously; try hard: He strove to make himself understood.
- to make strenuous efforts toward any goal: to strive for success.
- to contend in opposition, battle, or any conflict; compete.
- to struggle vigorously, as in opposition or resistance: to strive against fate.
- to rival; vie.
- strive (Thesaurus)