Strike out - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈstraɪk ˈaʊt|
Brit.  |straɪk ˈaʊt|


- remove from a list (syn: cross off, cross out, mark, strike off)
- put out or be put out by a strikeout
- be unsuccessful in an endeavor
- make a motion as with one's fist or foot towards an object or away from one's body
- cause to get out (syn: retire)
- set out on a course of action

Extra examples

Strike out the witness's last remark, it has no place in the court record.

Calvin did not strike out asceticism entirely from his system as Luther did.

He has struck out the landscape with a few impetuous dashes of the hand.

She was so angry she struck out at the waiter.

Ann did her best, but she struck out anyway.

...their joint venture in Las Vegas struck out, and they hurriedly dissolved the partnership...

...struck out all references to indecent matters...

...forced to face the fact that he would always be an insignificancy in such a large law firm, he decided to strike out on his own...

Unhappy young people will often strike out at the people closest to them.

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