English: strive

English verb 'strive' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to strive
Participle: striven (E)
Gerund: striving

Indicative

Present

Istrive
youstrive
he;she;itstrives
westrive
youstrive
theystrive

Perfect

Ihave striven (E)
youhave striven (E)
he;she;ithas striven (E)
wehave striven (E)
youhave striven (E)
theyhave striven (E)

Past

Istrove (E)
youstrove (E)
he;she;itstrove (E)
westrove (E)
youstrove (E)
theystrove (E)

Pluperfect

Ihad striven (E)
youhad striven (E)
he;she;ithad striven (E)
wehad striven (E)
youhad striven (E)
theyhad striven (E)

Future

Iwill strive
youwill strive
he;she;itwill strive
wewill strive
youwill strive
theywill strive

Future perfect

Iwill have striven (E)
youwill have striven (E)
he;she;itwill have striven (E)
wewill have striven (E)
youwill have striven (E)
theywill have striven (E)

Subjunctive

Present

Istrive
youstrive
he;she;itstrive
westrive
youstrive
theystrive

Perfect

Ihave striven (E)
youhave striven (E)
he;she;ithave striven (E)
wehave striven (E)
youhave striven (E)
theyhave striven (E)

Imperfect

Istrove (E)
youstrove (E)
he;she;itstrove (E)
westrove (E)
youstrove (E)
theystrove (E)

Pluperfect

Ihad striven (E)
youhad striven (E)
he;she;ithad striven (E)
wehad striven (E)
youhad striven (E)
theyhad striven (E)

Conditional

Present

Iwould strive
youwould strive
he;she;itwould strive
wewould strive
youwould strive
theywould strive

Perfect

Iwould have striven (E)
youwould have striven (E)
he;she;itwould have striven (E)
wewould have striven (E)
youwould have striven (E)
theywould have striven (E)

Imperative

youstrive
weLet's strive
youstrive

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam striving
youare striving
he;she;itis striving
weare striving
youare striving
theyare striving

Perfect

Ihave been striving
youhave been striving
he;she;ithas been striving
wehave been striving
youhave been striving
theyhave been striving

Past

Iwas striving
youwere striving
he;she;itwas striving
wewere striving
youwere striving
theywere striving

Pluperfect

Ihad been striving
youhad been striving
he;she;ithad been striving
wehad been striving
youhad been striving
theyhad been striving

Future

Iwill be striving
youwill be striving
he;she;itwill be striving
wewill be striving
youwill be striving
theywill be striving

Future perfect

Iwill have been striving
youwill have been striving
he;she;itwill have been striving
wewill have been striving
youwill have been striving
theywill have been striving

Conditional

Present

Iwould be striving
youwould be striving
he;she;itwould be striving
wewould be striving
youwould be striving
theywould be striving

Perfect

Iwould have been striving
youwould have been striving
he;she;itwould have been striving
wewould have been striving
youwould have been striving
theywould have been striving

Verbs conjugated like strive

strive, thrive,

Additional Information

The regular form is used in American English

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

c.1205 (implied in striving), from O.Fr. estriver "to quarrel, dispute," from estrif, estrit "quarrel" (see strife). It became a strong verb (past tense strove) by rhyming association with drive, etc.