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See definition of strives on Dictionary.com
  • nounstruggle, battle
  • verbtry for, exert oneself

synonyms for strives

  • animosity
  • bickering
  • clash
  • conflict
  • controversy
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • dispute
  • dissension
  • disunity
  • fighting
  • friction
  • quarrel
  • rivalry
  • squabble
  • warfare
  • wrangle
  • wrangling
  • affray
  • altercation
  • argument
  • blowup
  • brawl
  • combat
  • competition
  • contention
  • contest
  • difference
  • dissent
  • dissidence
  • emulation
  • faction
  • fuss
  • hassle
  • spat
  • static
  • striving
  • variance
  • words
  • factionalism
  • squabbling
  • tug of war

antonyms for strives

MOST RELEVANT
  • accord
  • agreement
  • concurrence
  • harmony
  • peace
  • calm
  • conformity
  • truce
  • unity
  • success
  • victory
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In fact, how agricultural workers and engineers partnered with public health officials the world over at mid-century, during times of geopolitical strife, provides precisely the kind of unexpected object lessons necessary for surviving the present.
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Instead, the tech platforms face a near-term future of deepening strife, ever-tougher decisions on content labeling and takedowns, and two sides determined to audit their every move.
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If you can’t, get extra security for your office ahead of potential civil strife.
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Other measures—$40,000 interest-free emergency loans to small businesses, six-month mortgage deferrals, eviction moratoriums for renters—were badly needed lifelines, though they only pushed off inevitable strife.
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The decision follows a summer of internal strife at foundation responsible for what’s often referred to as the “Oscars of the food world” as well as many other initiatives that celebrate and support the American culinary industry.
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We've seen what internal strife at companies like Google and Facebook can do to productivity.
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In the podcast, Libby notes that there’s been a history of strife in the city between police and the communities they serve, even before this year’s countrywide reckoning with police violence.
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I see it in slow motion happening, and I’m pretty confident it’s going to yield social strife that we can’t even imagine.
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So we’ve not seen our nationhood as a source of trouble or strife or difficulty, we’ve seen it as a part of our success.
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One generation after another strives to find the security of its existence in violence, and by violence to protect its privileges.
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