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Synonym of Striving

Striving Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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striving
Synonyms and related words:
aim, ambition, animus, aspiration, battling, combat, competition, conflict, contending, contestant, contesting, counsel, desideration, desideratum, design, desire, determination, disputant, drudging, effect, effort, emulation, endeavor, essay, exertion, fight, fighting, fixed purpose, function, grinding, grubbing, hardworking, hassle, idea, intendment, intent, intention, labor, laboring, meaning, mind, motive, nisus, pegging, plan, plodding, plugging, point, project, proposal, prospectus, purpose, quarrelsome, resolution, resolve, rivalry, sake, slaving, slogging, strain, straining, strife, struggle, struggling, study, sweating, toil, toiling, travail, trial, try, tug-of-war, undertaking, view, warfare, warlike, warring, will, work, working
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
striving

Noun
1. an effortful attempt to attain a goal
(synonym) nisus, pains, strain
(hypernym) attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
(hyponym) jihad, jehad
(derivation) endeavor, endeavour, strive


strive

Verb
1. attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
(synonym) endeavor, endeavour
(hypernym) try, seek, attempt, essay, assay
(hyponym) struggle
(derivation) striving, nisus, pains, strain
2. to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear"
(synonym) reach, strain
(hypernym) tug, labor, labour, push, drive
(hyponym) extend oneself

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