Antonyms for strive:
Synonyms for strive:
travail, make of.
shoot for, push for, shoot at.
Other synonyms and related words:
compete, arrive at, attain, achieve, accomplish, fight, get to, essay, distort, pass, contact, get hold of, tense, reach, filter out, tense up, moil, filtrate, school, get through, jockey, attempt, extend to, toil, give, make, vie, puree, reach out, slog, HIT, resist, touch, struggle, tug, strain, endeavour, turn over, court, progress to, pass on, shoot for, stress, plow, gain, drive, separate out, ramrod, go all out, extend, sieve, plod, bear down, work, travail, try, filter, go after, labor, participate, plug, hand, beaver, deform, sift.
Sense 1 (noun)
go after, press for, push for, try for.
Sense 2 (noun)
try for, exert oneself (verb)
Usage examples for strive:
- They should, therefore, strive by every means in their power to give each other all possible information. - "Auction of To-day", Milton C. Work.
- " You should strive to throw off that feeling. - "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.
- Let every man strive for independence. - "Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays", Lemuel K. Washburn.