strife

  • 1 Strife — may refer to:* Strife, a 1996 computer game. * Strife, a hardcore band from the United States. * Strife, a play by John Galsworthy. * Eris, in Greek mythology the goddess of discord, whose name means strife . * Strife, A British band from the… …

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  • 2 Strife — Strife, n. [OF. estrif. See {Strive}.] 1. The act of striving; earnest endeavor. [Archaic] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Exertion or contention for superiority; contest of emulation, either by intellectual or physical efforts. [1913 Webster] Doting… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Strife — Разработчик Rogue Entertainment Издатель Studio 3DO Создатели Геймдизайнер Jim Molinets Да …

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  • 4 strife — UK US /straɪf/ noun [U] ► disagreements between groups of people: »industrial/financial/political strife »boardroom/internal strife …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 strife — [straıf] n [U] formal [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: estrif, probably from estriver; STRIVE] trouble between two or more people or groups = ↑conflict ethnic/religious/civil etc strife ▪ a time of political strife …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 strife — (n.) early 13c., from O.Fr. estrif, variant of estrit quarrel, dispute, impetuosity, probably from Frankish *strid, from P.Gmc. *strido strife, combat (Cf. O.H.G. strit quarrel, dispute ), related to O.H.G. stritan to fight; see STRIDE (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 strife — strife; strife·less; …

    English syllables

  • 8 strife — I noun agitation, altercation, animosity, battle, belligerency, broil, certamen, certatio, clash, combat, competition, conflict, contention, contest, contestation, contrariety, controversy, counteraction, disaccord, disaggreement, discord,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 strife — [ straıf ] noun uncount FORMAL fighting or disagreement between people or groups …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 strife — *discord, conflict, contention, dissension, difference, variance Analogous words: combat, conflict, fight, affray, fray (see CONTEST): dispute, controversy, *argument: *brawl, broil, fracas: altercation, wrangle, *quarrel, squabble Antonyms:… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 strife — [n] struggle, battle affray, altercation, animosity, argument, bickering, blowup, brawl, clash, combat, competition, conflict, contention, contest, controversy, difference, disagreement, discord, dispute, dissension, dissent, dissidence, disunity …

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  • 12 strife — ► NOUN 1) angry or bitter disagreement; conflict. 2) Austral./NZ trouble or difficulty of any kind. ORIGIN Old French estrif …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 strife — [strīf] n. [ME strif < OFr estrif: see STRIVE] 1. the act of striving or vying with another; contention or competition 2. the act or state of fighting or quarreling, esp. bitterly; struggle; conflict 3. Archaic strong endeavor SYN. DISCORD …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 strife — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ internal ▪ ethnic, factional, internecine, sectarian ▪ civil, industrial, labour/labor (esp. AmE) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 strife — n. 1) to cause, create strife 2) bitter; communal; domestic; factional; industrial; internal; internecine; sectarian strife 3) strife among, between; in (to create strife between two sisters) * * * [straɪf] between communal domestic factional… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 Strife — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Strife peut faire référence à : Strife, un jeu vidéo de 1996 ; Strife, un groupe de punk hardcore californien ; Clad Strife, un personnage… …

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  • 17 strife — [[t]stra͟ɪf[/t]] N UNCOUNT Strife is strong disagreement or fighting. [FORMAL] Money is a major cause of strife in many marriages... The boardroom strife at the company is far from over... It remains a highly unstable and strife torn country. Syn …

    English dictionary

  • 18 strife — strifeful, adj. strifeless, adj. /struyf/, n. 1. vigorous or bitter conflict, discord, or antagonism: to be at strife. 2. a quarrel, struggle, or clash: armed strife. 3. competition or rivalry: the strife of the marketplace. 4. Archaic. strenuous …

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  • 19 strife — [[t]straɪf[/t]] n. 1) violent or bitter conflict or enmity 2) a struggle; clash: armed strife[/ex] 3) competition; rivalry 4) archaic strenuous effort • Etymology: 1175–1225; ME strif < OF estrif, akin to estriver to strive strife′ful, adj.… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 strife — /straɪf / (say struyf) noun 1. conflict, discord, or variance: to be at strife. 2. a quarrel, struggle, or clash. –phrase 3. in strife, Colloquial in trouble. {Middle English, from Old French, aphetic modification of estrif. See strive}… …

    Australian English dictionary