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Definition of Striven
StrivenStrive Strive, v. i. [imp. Strove; p. p. Striven(Rarely,
Strove); p. pr. & vb. n. Striving.] [OF. estriver; of
Teutonic origin, and akin to G. streben, D. streven, Dan.
str[ae]be, Sw. str["a]fva. Cf. Strife.]
1. To make efforts; to use exertions; to endeavor with
earnestness; to labor hard.
Was for this his ambition strove To equal C[ae]sar
first, and after, Jove? --Cowley.
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. --Chaucer.
My Spirit shall not always strive with man. --Gen.
Why dost thou strive against him? --Job xxxiii.
Now private pity strove with public hate, Reason
with rage, and eloquence with fate. --Denham.
3. To vie; to compete; to be a rival. --Chaucer.
[Not] that sweet grove Of Daphne, by Orontes and the
inspired Castalian spring, might with this paradise
Of Eden strive. --Milton.
Syn: To contend; vie; struggle; endeavor; aim. StrivenStriven Striv"en,
p. p. of Strive.
Meaning of Striven from wikipedia
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- the Catholic
of James, the "Jacobite Cause" had striven
to the thrones
and Scotland, which
- also certain things
from the niceties
of Euclid's geometric
art. I have striven
this book in its entirety
as I could, dividing...
- leaving Depeche
Mode, explaining: Since joining
in 1982, I have continually striven
to give total
to the furthering
- composers, as different
from folk music), had instinctively
or consciously striven
to develop widely
the musical world
of the folk song. Folk...
declared, "Throughout our marriage
we have always striven
of our family
and will continue
- belief change
over time. Each having disbelieved horrific prophecy
then join forces doubly
- angel, who gave him a blessing
him Israel because
he had "striven
with God and with men, and have prevailed". The Hebrew Bible
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