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Definition 1: set out on a course of action - [verb of change]

Samples where strike out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He struck out on his own

(strike out is a kind of ...) take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

"We began working at dawn" "Who will start?" "Get working as soon as the sun rises!" "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia" "He began early in the day" "Let's get down to work now"

Definition 2: remove from a list - [verb of communication]

Samples where strike out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Cross the name of the dead person off the list

Synonyms for strike out in the sense of this definition

(strike out is a kind of ...) take out or remove

"take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"

Definition 3: cause to get out - [verb of competition]

Samples where strike out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The pitcher retired three batters
  • the runner was put out at third base

Synonyms for strike out in the sense of this definition

(strike out causes ...) move in order to make room for someone for something

"The park gave way to a supermarket" "`Move over,' he told the crowd"

(strike out belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 4: put out or be put out by a strikeout - [verb of contact]

Samples where strike out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Oral struck out three batters to close the inning

(strike out is a kind of ...) fail to do something; leave something undone

"She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib" "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"

(... is a kind of strike out ) strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)

(... is a kind of strike out ) strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third

(strike out belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 5: make a motion as with one's fist or foot towards an object or away from one's body - [verb of motion]

(strike out is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(... is a kind of strike out ) thrash about or strike out with the feet

Samples where strike out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The candidate struck out with his health care plan

(strike out is a kind of ...) be unsuccessful

"Where do today's public schools fail?" "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"

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