Complete Definition of "strike"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/stɻaɪk/
audio|en-us-strike.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
en-verb|strikes|striking|struck|struck or stricken

  1. To delete or cross out; to scratch or eliminate.

#: Please strike the last sentence.

  1. To hit.

#: Strike the door sharply with your foot and see if it comes loose.

  1. To stop working to achieve better working conditions.

#: The workers struck for a week before the new contract went through.

  1. obsolete To surrender (strike one's colors)
  2. To impress, seem or appear.

#: Golf has always struck me as a waste of time.

  1. To manufacture, as by stamping.

#: ''We will strike a medal in your honour

  1. nautical To haul down, or lower a mast, a flag or cargo etc
  2. nautical To capitulate: to signal a surrender by hauling down the colours.

Derived terms
strike out baseball and slang

Translations
trans-top|to delete
Finnish: t+|fi|poistaa
German: t+|de|streichen
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Malayalam: à´µàµà´àµà´àµà´ (vettuka)
Portuguese: t+|pt|eliminar, t+|pt|deletar, t+|pt|excluir
Russian: вÑÑÑÑкиваÑÑ (vyÄórkivat') impf, вÑÑеÑкнÑÑÑ (výÄerknut') pf, заÑÑÑкиваÑÑ (zaÄórkivat') impf, заÑеÑкнÑÑÑ (zaÄerknút') pf
Spanish: t+|es|tachar
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trans-top|to hit
Finnish: t+|fi|lyödä
French: t+|fr|frapper, t+|fr|battre
German: t+|de|schlagen
Indonesian: t+|id|menabrak|xsIndonesian, t+|id|tabrak|xsIndonesian
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Malayalam: à´à´à´¿à´¯àµà´àµà´àµà´ (atiykkuka)
Old Prussian: buktun
Portuguese: t+|pt|acertar, t+|pt|golpear
Russian: биÑÑ (bit') impf, ÑдаÑÑÑÑ (udar'át') impf, ÑдаÑиÑÑ (udárit') pf
Spanish: t+|es|golpear
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trans-top|to stop working to achieve better working conditions
Finnish: lakkoilla
German: t+|de|streiken
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Portuguese: parar, paralizar
Russian: баÑÑоваÑÑ (bastovát') impf, забаÑÑоваÑÑ (zabastovát') pf
Spanish: parar (el trabajo) pf
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trans-top|to surrender
German: die Fahne streichen
Portuguese: t+|pt|impressionar, t+|pt|parecer
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Russian: ÑдаваÑÑÑÑ (sdavát's'a) impf, ÑдаÑÑÑÑ (sdát's'a) pf
Spanish: arriar, bajar
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trans-top|to impress, to seem
Finnish: t+|fi|vaikuttaa
German: t+|de|scheinen
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Russian: поÑажаÑÑ (poražát') impf, поÑазиÑÑ (porazít') pf, поÑÑÑÑаÑÑ (potr'asát') impf, поÑÑÑÑÑи (potr'astí) pf
Spanish: ocurrirse
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trans-top|to make a medal etc
Finnish: lyödä mitali
Italian: t-|it|coniare
trans-mid
Russian: ÑеканиÑÑ (Äekánit') impf, оÑÑеканиÑÑ (otÄekánit') pf
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trans-top|nautical
Finnish: t+|fi|laskea
trans-mid
Russian: ÑпÑÑÑиÑÑ (spustít') impf, ÑпÑÑкаÑÑ (spuskát') pf, ÑбиÑаÑÑ (ubirát') impf, ÑбÑаÑÑ (ubrát') pf
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ttbc|Dutch: doorhalen (1), slaan (2), toeslaan (2)
ttbc|Esperanto: forigi (1), frapi (2), bati (2), striki (3)
ttbc|French: rayer (1), barrer (1), faire la grève, se mettre en grève (3)
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ttbc|Indonesian: tubruk|menubruk, serang|menyerang
ttbc|Japanese: æ»æãã (ãããããã, kÅgeki-suru)
ttbc|Old English: hnossian (2)
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Noun
en-noun

  1. baseball a status resulting from a batter swinging and missing a pitch, or having a pitch pass over home plate at a height between a batter's shoulders and knees, or hitting a ball into foul territory without being caught
  2. (bowling) the act of knocking down all ten pins in on the first roll of a frame
  3. a work stoppage
  4. a blow or application of physical force against something
  5. finance In an option contract, the price at which the holder buys or sells if they choose to exercise the option.
  6. An old English measure of corn equal to the bushel.

#: Quotations
#:* 1882: The sum is also used for the quarter, and the strike for the bushel. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 207.

  1. cricket the status of being the batsman that the bowler is bowling at

Derived terms
sit-down strike
striker
strike out baseball, + slang

Translations
trans-top|in bowling
Finnish: kaato
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trans-top|work stoppage
Arabic: ARchar|اضراب unicode|(âiÉrá:b)
Breton: harz-labour
Chinese: ç½·å·¥, 罢工 (bàgÅng)
Croatian: t-|hr|Å¡trajk|m
Czech: t+|cs|stávka|f
Dutch: t+|nl|staking
Esperanto: striko
Finnish: t-|fi|lakko
French: t+|fr|grève|f
German: t+|de|Streik|m
Hungarian: t+|hu|sztrájk
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Italian: t+|it|sciopero
Japanese: ã¹ãã©ã¤ã­ (sutoraiki)
Korean: íì (pa-eop)
Malayalam: സമരഠ(samaram)
Portuguese: greve f (3), ataque m (4)
Russian: забаÑÑовка (zabastóvka) f
Spanish: t+|es|huelga|f
Swedish: t+|sv|strejk
Telugu: సమà±à°®à± (samme)
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ttbc|Esperanto: maltrafo (1), plentrafo (2)
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Category:English irregular verbs

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