Definition of Outstrive

1. [v -STROVE, -STRIVEN, -STRIVING, -STRIVES]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Outstrive

outstretched
outstretches
outstretching
outstricken
outstridden
outstride
outstrides
outstriding
outstrike
outstrikes
outstriking
outstripped
outstripping
outstrips
outstrive (current term)
outstriven
outstrives
outstriving
outstrode
outstroke
outstrokes
outstrove
outstruck
outstudied
outstudies
outstudy
outstudying
outstunk
outstunt

Literary usage of Outstrive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Remarkable Providences Illustrative of the Earlier Days of American by Increase Mather (1890)
"... so that several persons of their gang watched with her; and she was made wonderfully strong to outstrive them, and to break away from them. ..."

2. Remarkable Providences Illustrative of the Earlier Days of American Colonisation by Increase Mather (1856)
"... so that several persons of their gang watched with her; and she was made wonderful strong to outstrive them, and to break away from them. ..."

3. Lester the Loyalist: A Romance of the Founding of Canada by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1890)
"... or if need were To outstrive all in the snow, though anxious in every free moment To watch the beloved one and baffle the cold with a hundred devices. ..."

4. The Ecclesiastical Observer by David King (1873)
"That which is most of all distinctively human is this—not to be satisfied in its own natural being, but abore ВД beyond its own nature to outstrive after a ..."

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