Nouns (15)
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bang, strike, smasher, smash, hit
n. a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
strike
n. (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; "this pitcher throws more strikes than balls"
ten-strike, strike
n. a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball; "he finished with three strikes in the tenth frame"
strike
n. an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective; "the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn"
work stoppage, strike
n. a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions; "the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled"
tap, strike, rap
n. a gentle blow
strike
n. a pull on the line, made by the fish in the process of taking the bait
Verbs (29)
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strike
v. pierce with force; "The bullet struck her thigh"; "The icy wind struck through our coats"
strike
v. arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing; "strike a balance"; "strike a bargain"
strike
v. indicate (a certain time) by striking; "The clock struck midnight"; "Just when I entered, the clock struck"
hit, strike
v. make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target; "The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939"; "We must strike the enemy's oil fields"; "in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2"
strike, hit
v. affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely; "We were hit by really bad weather"; "He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager"; "The earthquake struck at midnight"
strike, hit
v. drive something violently into a location; "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling"
strike, coin, mint
v. form by stamping, punching, or printing; "strike coins"; "strike a medal"
strike
v. produce by ignition or a blow; "strike fire from the flintstone"; "strike a match"
strike, move, impress, affect
v. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
take up, strike, take, assume
v. occupy or take on; "He assumes the lotus position"; "She took her seat on the stage"; "We took our seats in the orchestra"; "She took up her position behind the tree"; "strike a pose"
come to, strike, hit
v. cause to experience suddenly; "Panic struck me"; "An interesting idea hit her"; "A thought came to me"; "The thought struck terror in our minds"; "They were struck with fear"
walk out, strike
v. stop work in order to press demands; "The auto workers are striking for higher wages"; "The employees walked out when their demand for better benefits was not met"
come to, strike
v. attain; "The horse finally struck a pace"
strike
v. to harpoon a whale
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Fuzzynyms (95)
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rally
n. (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point"
objection
n. (law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality
take place, come about, fall out, pass off, go on, pass, occur, hap, happen
v. come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
start, begin
v. have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
begin
v. begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language; "She began Russian at an early age"; "We started French in fourth grade"
emerge
v. become known or apparent; "Some nice results emerged from the study"
stamp
v. crush or grind with a heavy instrument; "stamp fruit extract the juice"
dawn
v. become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"
put over, get across
v. communicate successfully; "I couldn't get across the message"; "He put over the idea very well"
regulate, influence, mold, shape, determine
v. shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
dig, poke, stab, prod, jab
v. poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
shoulder
v. carry a burden, either real or metaphoric; "shoulder the burden"
hit
v. cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
pommel, biff, pummel
v. strike, usually with the fist; "The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators"
batter, baste, clobber
v. strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
bear
v. move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
tamp down, pack, tamp
v. press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"
create, make
v. make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
introduce
v. bring in or establish in a new place or environment; "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"
excogitate, forge, formulate, devise, contrive, invent
v. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
provoke, raise, fire, evoke, kindle, enkindle, elicit, arouse
v. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
charge up, commove, turn on, excite, charge, rouse, agitate
v. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
whelm, sweep over, overtake, overcome, overpower, overwhelm
v. overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
exalt
v. raise in rank, character, or status; "exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King's adviser"
push, press
v. make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
push
v. move strenuously and with effort; "The crowd pushed forward"
tilt, shift, wobble, careen
v. move sideways or in an unsteady way; "The ship careened out of control"
stand up, get up, uprise, rise, arise
v. rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
arrive at, gain, hit, attain, make, reach
v. reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
stretch out, stretch
v. extend one's body or limbs; "Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
seem
v. appear to one's own mind or opinion; "I seem to be misunderstood by everyone"; "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters"
boycott
v. refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with
picket
v. serve as pickets or post pickets; "picket a business to protest the layoffs"
Synonyms (1)
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strike down
v. cause to die, especially suddenly; "The disease struck down many young men in the village"
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strike
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