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Synonym of Striving

Striving Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
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

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


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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