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English verb: strike out

1. strike out (communication) remove from a list


SamplesCross the name of the dead person off the list.


Synonymscross off, cross out, mark, strike off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)take away, take out

2. strike out (contact) put out or be put out by a strikeout


SamplesOral struck out three batters to close the inning.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)fail, neglect


Narrower (hyponym)fan, whiff


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

3. strike out (social) be unsuccessful in an endeavor


SamplesThe candidate struck out with his health care plan.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)fail, go wrong, miscarry

4. strike out (motion) make a motion as with one's fist or foot towards an object or away from one's body


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)kick

5. strike out (competition) cause to get out


SamplesThe pitcher retired three batters.
The runner was put out at third base.


Synonymsretire


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Causeease up, give, give way, move over, yield


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

6. strike out (change) set out on a course of action


SamplesHe struck out on his own.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start, start out









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