- endeavor, endeavour, strive - attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
--1 is one way to try, seek, attempt, essay, assay
Derived form: noun striving1
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
- strive, reach, strain - to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear"
--2 is one way to tug, labor, labour, push, drive
Somebody ----s PP