Another word for strike


strike - an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective

Example:- the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

strike, ten-strike - a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball

Example:- he finished with three strikes in the tenth frame

strike, work stoppage - a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions

Example:- the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled

rap, strike, tap - a gentle blow

bang, hit, smash, smasher, strike - a conspicuous success

Example:- that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career

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

Example:- this pitcher throws more strikes than balls


fall, shine, strike - touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly

Example:- Light fell on her face

strike, walk out - stop work in order to press demands

Example:- The auto workers are striking for higher wages

strickle, strike - smooth with a strickle

Example:- strickle the grain in the measure

excise, expunge, scratch, strike - remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

Example:- Please strike this remark from the record

hit, strike - produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically

Example:- The pianist strikes a middle C

strike - produce by ignition or a blow

Example:- strike fire from the flintstone

strike - pierce with force

Example:- The bullet struck her thigh

assume, strike, take, take up - occupy or take on

Example:- He assumes the lotus position

hit, strike - make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target

Example:- The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939

strike - indicate (a certain time) by striking

Example:- The clock struck midnight

collide with, hit, impinge on, run into, strike - hit against; come into sudden contact with

Example:- The car hit a tree

affect, impress, move, strike - have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

Example:- This child impressed me as unusually mature

coin, mint, strike - form by stamping, punching, or printing

Example:- strike coins

attain, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, discover, fall upon, happen upon, light upon, strike - find unexpectedly

Example:- the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb

hit, strike - drive something violently into a location

Example:- he hit his fist on the table

strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

Example:- The teacher struck the child

strike - cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp

Example:- strike an arc

come to, hit, strike - cause to experience suddenly

Example:- Panic struck me

come to, strike - attain

Example:- The horse finally struck a pace

strike - arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing

Example:- strike a balance

hit, strike - affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely

Example:- We were hit by really bad weather

Tweets containing the word strike

Source : WordNet