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Synonyms for strike

walkout

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attack

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walk out

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collide with

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affect

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attack

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  • attack
  • assault someone
  • fall upon someone
  • set upon someone
  • lay into someone

occur to

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seem to

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  • seem to
  • appear to
  • look to
  • give the impression to

agree on

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make

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ignite

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discover

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strike back

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  • retaliate
  • hit back
  • pay (someone) back
  • reciprocate
  • take revenge
  • even the score
  • get your own back
  • wreak vengeance
  • exact retribution
  • give as good as you get
  • take an eye for an eye
  • make reprisal
  • give (someone) a taste of his or her own medicine
  • give tit for tat
  • return like for like

strike someone down

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strike something out or off or through

strike something up: establish

strike something up: start to play

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Synonyms for strike

to grasp at (something) eagerly, forcibly, and abruptly with the jaws

to give forth or cause to give forth a clear, resonant sound

to remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean

to evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from

to enter a person's mind

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to have a sudden overwhelming effect on

to cease working in support of demands made upon an employer

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strike back: to return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one

strike down: to cause to fall, as from a shot or blow

strike out: to proceed in a specified direction

something that has been discovered

Synonyms for strike

a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions

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

a gentle blow

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

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(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

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a conspicuous success

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

indicate (a certain time) by striking

affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely

stop work in order to press demands

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touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly

attain

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

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

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produce by ignition or a blow

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remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

cause to experience suddenly

drive something violently into a location

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occupy or take on

form by stamping, punching, or printing

smooth with a strickle

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pierce with force

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arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing

References in periodicals archive ?
Suddenly "three strikes and you're out" didn't look as fail-safe as Californians had thought.
Just the possibility of the Strike Bill becoming law is having a chilling effect on job creation and economic growth.
While it is difficult to point to the strike as the cause of changes in the hospital environment in the two years after the strike, its impact is definitely significant.
Boeing's machinists yesterday approved a three-year contract ending a strike and allowing the jetmaker to reopen its production lines.
Here are some practical suggestions from the Negotiating Committee for operating during a strike, advice on union tactics to expect, and the importance of solidarity within the industry.
While the data indicate that larger pits--defined by the size of the workforce--are more prone to strikes than smaller pits, there is no necessary correlation.
The umpire will also add width to the plate for pitchers who work fast and throw lots of strikes.
In this one area, the law is so determined to preserve what Blackstone calls an "arbitrary and capricious" feature that very important cases have come before the Supreme Court over the past two decades testing whether the peremptory strikes are peremptory enough.
Although 58 percent of the consumers polled said they have turned to television as their top news source during the strike, the willingness to return to a daily newspaper if the strike ends was indicated unconditionally by 62 percent, with another 16 percent uncommitted.
NEWS FROM USW: USW MEMBERS STRIKE ASARCO OVER UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES; WORKERS AT SIX LOCATIONS BEGIN PICKETS IN ARIZONA AND TEXAS
Experts say unions now realize prolonged strikes could put their companies out of business.
The strike involving Southern California's 70,000 grocery clerks is the longest in the history of the United Food and Commercial Workers union, and there's no end in sight.
Power At Odds: The 1922 National Railroad Shopmen's Strike.
While most strikes only have lasted a week or two, the RAB advises that volunteers only work for the short-term, and if there is a long strike the manager or board should be ready to hire service contractors to perform the duties.
The point to remember is that the umpire is basically guessing on the outside pitch and any movement by the catcher can make some strikes look like balls.