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Definition of Strive


  1. To make efforts; to use exertions; to endeavor with earnestness; to labor hard.
  2. To struggle in opposition; to be in contention or dispute; to contend; to contest; -- followed by against or with before the person or thing opposed; as, strive against temptation; strive for the truth.
  3. To vie; to compete; to be a rival.
  4. An effort; a striving.
  5. Strife; contention.

Strive Quotations

If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
Pat Riley

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
Baltasar Gracian

History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity.
Haile Selassie

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
Albert Einstein

Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.
George Whitefield
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Strive Translations

strive in German is eifern, bestrebe, erstreben
strive in Latin is contendo
strive in Spanish is esforzarse
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