strike out

Definitions of strike out

v set out on a course of action

“He struck out on his own”
Type of:
begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start, start out
take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

v put out or be put out by a strikeout

“Oral struck out three batters to close the inning”
strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)
strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third
Type of:
fail, neglect
fail to do something; leave something undone

v be unsuccessful in an endeavor

“The candidate struck out with his health care plan”
Type of:
fail, go wrong, miscarry
be unsuccessful

v cause to get out


v remove from a list

cross off, cross out, mark, strike off
Type of:
take away, take out
take out or remove

v make a motion as with one's fist or foot towards an object or away from one's body

thrash about or strike out with the feet
Type of:
move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

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