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Definition of Striven

Striven
Strive 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. vi. 3. Why dost thou strive against him? --Job xxxiii. 13. 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.
Striven
Striven Striv"en, p. p. of Strive.

Meaning of Striven from wikipedia

- Loch Striven (Scottish Gaelic: Loch Sroigheann) is a sea loch extending off the Firth of Clyde, and forms part of the Cowal peninsula coast, in Argyll...
- MV Loch Striven (Scottish Gaelic: Loch Sroigheann) is a Caledonian Maritime ****ets Limited ro-ro car ferry, built in 1986 and operated by Caledonian MacBrayne...
- published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Since 1915, the B**** anthology has striven to contain the best short stories by some of the best-known writers in...
- the Catholic fold. Since the exile of James, the "Jacobite Cause" had striven to return the Stuarts to the thrones of England and Scotland, which had...
- also certain things from the niceties of Euclid's geometric art. I have striven to compose this book in its entirety as understandably as I could, dividing...
- leaving Depeche Mode, explaining: Since joining in 1982, I have continually striven to give total energy, enthusiasm and commitment to the furthering of the...
- composers, as different from folk music), had instinctively or consciously striven to develop widely and universally the musical world of the folk song. Folk...
- Gibsons declared, "Throughout our marriage and separation we have always striven to maintain the privacy and integrity of our family and will continue to...
- belief change over time. Each having disbelieved horrific prophecy and striven to prevent it, Jocasta and Oedipus then join forces doubly to strive against...
- angel, who gave him a blessing and renamed him Israel because he had "striven with God and with men, and have prevailed". The Hebrew Bible etymologizes...
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