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strike out

Definitions of strike out
  1. verb
    set out on a course of action
    “He struck out on his own”
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    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
  2. verb
    put out or be put out by a strikeout
    “Oral struck out three batters to close the inning”
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    types:
    fan
    strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)
    whiff
    strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third
    type of:
    fail, neglect
    fail to do something; leave something undone
  3. verb
    be unsuccessful in an endeavor
    “The candidate struck out with his health care plan”
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    type of:
    fail, go wrong, miscarry
    be unsuccessful
  4. verb
    cause to get out
    synonyms: retire
  5. verb
    remove from a list
    synonyms: cross off, cross out, mark, strike off
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    type of:
    take away, take out
    take out or remove
  6. verb
    make a motion as with one's fist or foot towards an object or away from one's body
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    types:
    kick
    thrash about or strike out with the feet
    type of:
    move
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
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