strike down

Definitions of strike down
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v cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

strike down a tree”
“Lightning struck down the hikers”
Synonyms:
cut down, drop, fell
Types:
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chop down
cut down
poleax, poleaxe
fell with or as if with a poleax
log, lumber
cut lumber, as in woods and forests
cut
fell by sawing; hew
Type of:
cut
separate with or as if with an instrument

v cause to die, especially suddenly

“The disease struck down many young men in the village”
Type of:
kill
deprive of life

v declare null and void; make ineffective

strike down a law”
Synonyms:
cancel
Types:
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annul, countermand, lift, overturn, repeal, rescind, reverse, revoke, vacate
cancel officially
remit
release from (claims, debts, or taxes)
write off
cancel (a debt)
annul, avoid, invalidate, nullify, quash, void
declare invalid
recall
make unavailable; bar from sale or distribution
go back on, renege, renege on, renegue on
fail to fulfill a promise or obligation
break
invalidate by judicial action
retire
withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
stet
printing: cancel, as of a correction or deletion
Type of:
adjudge, declare, hold
declare to be

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