Synonyms of striving


1. striving, nisus, pains, strain, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

usage: an effortful attempt to attain a goal


1. endeavor, endeavour, strive, try, seek, attempt, essay, assay

usage: attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"

2. strive, reach, strain, tug, labor, labour, push, drive

usage: to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear"

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