STRIKE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Strike Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Same as Ten-strike.
  2. (n.) A sudden finding of rich ore in mining; hence, any sudden success or good fortune, esp. financial.
  3. (n.) Act of leveling all the pins with the first bowl; also, the score thus made. Sometimes called double spare.
  4. (n.) Any actual or constructive striking at the pitched ball, three of which, if the ball is not hit fairly, cause the batter to be put out; hence, any of various acts or events which are ruled as equivalent to such a striking, as failing to strike at a ball so pitched that the batter should have struck at it.
  5. (v. t.) To cause or produce by a stroke, or suddenly, as by a stroke; as, to strike a light.
  6. (v. t.) To affect in some particular manner by a sudden impression or impulse; as, the plan proposed strikes me favorably; to strike one dead or blind.
  7. (n.) An iron pale or standard in a gate or fence.
  8. (v. i.) To pass with a quick or strong effect; to dart; to penetrate.
  9. (v. t.) To stamp or impress with a stroke; to coin; as, to strike coin from metal: to strike dollars at the mint.
  10. (v. i.) To quit work in order to compel an increase, or prevent a reduction, of wages.
  11. (n.) The extortion of money, or the attempt to extort money, by threat of injury; blackmailing.
  12. (v. t.) To borrow money of; to make a demand upon; as, he struck a friend for five dollars.
  13. (v. t.) To take forcibly or fraudulently; as, to strike money.
  14. (v. t.) To touch or hit with some force, either with the hand or with an instrument; to smite; to give a blow to, either with the hand or with any instrument or missile.
  15. (v. i.) To touch; to act by appulse.
  16. (v. i.) To become attached to something; -- said of the spat of oysters.
  17. (v. i.) To sound by percussion, with blows, or as with blows; to be struck; as, the clock strikes.
  18. (v. i.) To run upon a rock or bank; to be stranded; as, the ship struck in the night.
  19. (v. i.) To steal money.
  20. (v. t.) To thrust in; to cause to enter or penetrate; to set in the earth; as, a tree strikes its roots deep.
  21. (n.) The act of quitting work; specifically, such an act by a body of workmen, done as a means of enforcing compliance with demands made on their employer.
  22. (v. i.) To make an attack; to aim a blow.
  23. (v. t.) To make a sudden impression upon, as by a blow; to affect sensibly with some strong emotion; as, to strike the mind, with surprise; to strike one with wonder, alarm, dread, or horror.
  24. (v. t.) To cause to sound by one or more beats; to indicate or notify by audible strokes; as, the clock strikes twelve; the drums strike up a march.
  25. (n.) Fullness of measure; hence, excellence of quality.
  26. (n.) A puddlers stirrer.
  27. (v. t.) To lade into a cooler, as a liquor.
  28. (v. i.) To deliver a quick blow or thrust; to give blows.
  29. (v. t.) To punish; to afflict; to smite.
  30. (v. t.) To hit upon, or light upon, suddenly; as, my eye struck a strange word; they soon struck the trail.
  31. (v. t.) To stroke or pass lightly; to wave.
  32. (v. i.) To move; to advance; to proceed; to take a course; as, to strike into the fields.
  33. (v. i.) To hit; to collide; to dush; to clash; as, a hammer strikes against the bell of a clock.
  34. (v. i.) To lower a flag, or colors, in token of respect, or to signify a surrender of a ship to an enemy.
  35. (n.) An old measure of four bushels.
  36. (v. t.) To give, as a blow; to impel, as with a blow; to give a force to; to dash; to cast.
  37. (n.) The act of striking.
  38. (v. t.) To cause to ignite; as, to strike a match.
  39. (v. t.) To make and ratify; as, to strike a bargain.
  40. (n.) The horizontal direction of the outcropping edges of tilted rocks; or, the direction of a horizontal line supposed to be drawn on the surface of a tilted stratum. It is at right angles to the dip.
  41. (n.) An instrument with a straight edge for leveling a measure of grain, salt, and the like, scraping off what is above the level of the top; a strickle.
  42. (v. i.) To break forth; to commence suddenly; -- with into; as, to strike into reputation; to strike into a run.
  43. (v. t.) To cut off, as a mortar joint, even with the face of the wall, or inward at a slight angle.
  44. (n.) A bushel; four pecks.
  45. (v. t.) To come in collision with; to strike against; as, a bullet struck him; the wave struck the boat amidships; the ship struck a reef.
  46. (v. t.) To lower; to let or take down; to remove; as, to strike sail; to strike a flag or an ensign, as in token of surrender; to strike a yard or a topmast in a gale; to strike a tent; to strike the centering of an arch.
  47. (v. t.) To level, as a measure of grain, salt, or the like, by scraping off with a straight instrument what is above the level of the top.
  48. (v. t.) To advance; to cause to go forward; -- used only in past participle.


Synonyms:
Affect, Assume, Attain, Bang, Coin, Discover, Excise, Expunge, Fall, Hit, Impress, Mint, Move, Rap, Shine, Smash, Smasher, Strickle, Take, Tap, Ten-strike,

• Striker Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who, or that which, strikes; specifically, a blacksmiths helper who wields the sledge.
  2. (n.) A workman who is on a strike.
  3. (n.) A harpoon; also, a harpooner.
  4. (n.) A wencher; a lewd man.
  5. (n.) A blackmailer in politics; also, one whose political influence can be bought.


Synonyms:
Hitter,

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