Share this entry

strive
British English: /strʌɪv/
American English: /straɪv/

Translation of strive in German:

intransitive verb strove, striven

  • 1
    (endeavour)
    sich bemühen
    strive to do something
    bestrebt sein [formal] od. sich bemühen, etwas zu tun
    strive after or for something
    nach etwas streben
    strive after or for the right answer
    sich bemühen, die richtige Antwort zu finden
  • 2
    (contend)
    kämpfen (for um)
    strive together or with each other [for something]
    miteinander [um etwas] ringen

Definition of strive in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: