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An example use of strive in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… what I want to strive for not hate and …”

meanings of strive


  1. To vie; to compete as a rival.
  2. To try to achieve a result; to make strenuous effort; to try earnestly and persistently.
  3. To struggle in opposition; to be in contention or dispute; to contend; to contest.


  1. Alternative form of strife.