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Strike — synonyms, definition

1. strike (Noun)

33 synonyms
adhesion beat blow bump collision connection contact counterfeit detection disclosure discovery espial find hit impact issue knock manufacture mint punch • • •
6 definitions

strike (Noun) — A group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions. ex. "the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled"

strike (Noun) — An attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective. ex. "the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn"

strike (Noun) — A gentle blow.

strike (Noun) — A score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball. ex. "he finished with three strikes in the tenth frame"

strike (Noun) — (baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders. ex. "this pitcher throws more strikes than balls"

strike (Noun) — A conspicuous success. ex. "that song was his first strike and marked the beginning of his career"

12 types of
attack blow bump delivery industrial action job action onrush onset onslaught pitch score success
15 types
blockbuster first strike general strike megahit preventive attack preventive strike sit-down sit-down strike sleeper smash hit surgical strike sympathetic strike sympathy strike walkout wildcat strike

2. strike (Verb)

177 synonyms
adhere affect assail assault assume attack attain bang bash bat batter battle beat belabour belt beset besiege blow bludgeon boot • • •
21 definition

strike (Verb) — Deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon. ex. "The teacher struck the child" ex. "the opponent refused to strike" ex. "The boxer struck the attacker dead"

strike (Verb) — Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon. ex. "This behaviour struck me as odd"

strike (Verb) — Come into sudden contact with. ex. "He struck the table with his elbow"

strike (Verb) — Make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target. ex. "The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939" ex. "We must strike the enemy's oil fields" ex. "in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2"

strike (Verb) — Indicate (a certain time) by striking. ex. "The clock struck midnight" ex. "Just when I entered, the clock struck"

strike (Verb) — Affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely. ex. "The earthquake struck at midnight"

strike (Verb) — Stop work in order to press demands. ex. "The auto workers are striking for higher wages"

strike (Verb) — Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly. ex. "The light struck the golden necklace" ex. "A strange sound struck my ears"

strike (Verb) — Attain. ex. "The horse finally struck a pace"

strike (Verb) — Produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically. ex. "strike 'z' on the keyboard" ex. "her comments struck a sour note" ex. "The pianist strikes a middle C"

strike (Verb) — Cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp. ex. "strike an arc"

strike (Verb) — Find unexpectedly. ex. "she struck a goldmine" ex. "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"

strike (Verb) — Produce by ignition or a blow. ex. "strike fire from the flintstone" ex. "strike a match"

strike (Verb) — Remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line. ex. "Please strike this remark from the record"

strike (Verb) — Cause to experience suddenly. ex. "Panic struck me" ex. "The thought struck terror in our minds" ex. "They were struck with fear"

strike (Verb) — Drive something violently into a location. ex. "she struck her head on the low ceiling"

strike (Verb) — Occupy or take on. ex. "strike a pose"

strike (Verb) — Form by stamping, punching, or printing. ex. "strike coins" ex. "strike a medal"

strike (Verb) — Smooth with a strickle. ex. "strike the grain in the measure"

strike (Verb) — Pierce with force. ex. "The bullet struck her thigh" ex. "The icy wind struck through our coats"

strike (Verb) — Arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing. ex. "strike a balance" ex. "strike a bargain"

53 types of
accomplish achieve affect assail attack attain bear on bear upon cancel come about create create from raw material create from raw stuff delete displace dissent even even out fall out figure out • • •
85 types
Ping alienate awaken bang batter beak beat bottom bottom out broadside buffet bump bump into bunt butt butt against chop clash cloud clout • • •
1 see also
strike down