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1 strike

A group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions:
— The strike lasted more than a month before it was settled.

synonym: work stoppage.

Roget 742: disobedience, insubordination, contumacy; infraction, infringement; violation, noncompliance; nonobservance etc. 773.    revolt, rebellion, mutiny, outbreak, ... show more

Roget 719: resistance, stand, front, oppugnation; oppugnancy; opposition etc. 708; renitence, renitency; reluctation, recalcitration; kicking etc. ... show more

Dutch: staking, werkonderbreking
Polish: strajk

2 strike

An attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective.

Polish: tusz

3 strike

A gentle blow.

synonyms: rap, tap.

4 strike

A score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball:
— He finished with three strikes in the tenth frame.

synonym: ten-strike.

5 strike

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.

6 strike

A conspicuous success.

synonyms: bang, hit, smash, smasher.

Dutch: klapper, knaller, succes, topper
Polish: hit, przebój


1 strike

Deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon.

Roget 170: be in action etc. adj.; operate, work; act, act upon; perform, play, support, sustain, strain, maintain, ... show more

Roget 870: wonder, marvel, admire; be surprised etc. adj.; start; stare; open one's eyes, rub one's eyes, turn up one's eyes; gloar; gape, open one's mouth, ... show more

Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang].    visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more

Roget 742: disobey, violate, infringe; shirk; set at defiance etc. (defy) 715; set authority at naught, run riot, fly in the face of; take the law into one's own hands; kick over the traces.    turn restive, ... show more

Roget 719: resist; not submit etc. 725; repugn, reluct, reluctate, withstand; stand up against, strive against, bear up under, bear up against, be proof against, ... show more

Dutch: slaan

2 strike

Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon.

synonyms: affect, impress, move.

Roget 824: excite, affect, touch, move, impress, strike, interest, animate, inspire, impassion, smite, infect; stir the blood, fire the blood, ... show more

Dutch: draaien, frapperen, inboezemen, treffen

3 strike

Hit against; come into sudden contact with.

synonyms: collide with, hit, impinge on, run into.

Roget 276: give an impetus etc. n.; impel, push; start, give a start to, set going; drive, urge, boom; thrust, prod, ... show more

Dutch: haalden door, haalde door, treffen, uitwissen

4 strike

Make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target:
— We must strike the enemy's oil fields.

synonym: hit.

5 strike

Indicate (a certain time) by striking.

6 strike

Affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely.

synonym: hit.

7 strike

Stop work in order to press demands.

synonym: walk out.

Dutch: staken, doorstrepen

8 strike

Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly.

synonyms: fall, shine.

9 strike


synonym: come to.

10 strike

Produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments:
— The pianist strikes a middle C.
— Strike `z' on the keyboard.

synonym: hit.

11 strike

Cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp.

12 strike

Find unexpectedly.

synonyms: attain, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, discover, fall upon, happen upon, light upon.

Roget 716: attack, assault, assail; invade; set upon, fall upon; charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists.    assume the offensive, take the offensive; be the aggressor, become the aggressor; ... show more

Dutch: aanlopen, aantreffen, opdiepen, opduikelen, opduiken, stoten, stuiten, tegenkomen, toevallen

13 strike

Produce by ignition or a blow.

14 strike

Remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line:
— Please strike this remark from the record.

synonyms: excise, expunge, scratch.

Dutch: uitwissen, verwijderen

15 strike

Cause to experience suddenly.

synonyms: come to, hit.

16 strike

Drive something violently into a location.

synonym: hit.

17 strike

Occupy or take on:
— Strike a pose.

synonyms: assume, take, take up.

18 strike

Disassemble a temporary structure, such as a tent or a theatrical set.

19 strike

Form by stamping, punching, or printing:
— Strike coins.
— Strike a medal.

synonyms: coin, mint.

Dutch: slaan

20 strike

Smooth with a strickle.

synonym: strickle.

21 strike

Pierce with force.

22 strike

Arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing.

Dutch: staken

Moby thesaurus: abbreviate, abridge, administer, adopt, advance against, advance upon, affect, afflict, aggravated assault, aggression, agree on, aim, ambush, amphibious attack, arise, armed assault, arrest, arrest the thoughts, arrive at, assail ... show more.

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