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Definition 1: begin - [verb of creation]

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

  • strike up a conversation
  • strike up a friendship

(strike up is a kind of ...) take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

"This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"

Definition 2: start playing - [verb of creation]

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

  • The musicians struck up a tune

Synonyms for strike up in the sense of this definition

(strike up is a kind of ...) play on an instrument

"The band played all night long"

(strike up belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

(strike up belongs to category ...) (music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)

(strike up belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

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