verb. ['ˈstraɪv'] attempt by employing effort.
- take pains
- be at pains
- top out
Words that Rhyme with Strive
Example sentences of the word strive
1. Noun, singular or mass
They offer scheduled customer-care appointments in their stores and strive to make customers happy and keep them coming back.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They strive for consensus and often are seen as the conscience of their group or organization.
Vegas resorts strive to roll out a five-star experience and require patrons to dress the part.
4. Verb, base form
That said, there's one thing you should strive for: intensity.
Quotes containing the word strive
1. Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
- Albert Einstein
2. When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
- Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
3. I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear election commitment and I hope, and I will express this view, I hope that every individual member of the Labour Party, will understand that and will strive to achieve unity so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn.
- Ron Davies
verb. ['ˈstraɪv'] to exert much effort or energy.
- kill oneself
- trouble oneself
- inconvenience oneself
- overexert oneself
- extend oneself
- stay in place