Definitions and translations for "strike"

Definition of strike

1. To delete or cross out; to scratch or eliminate.
Please strike the last sentence.
2. To have a sharp or sudden effect.
1. Transitive To hit.
Strike the door sharply with your foot and see if it comes loose.
A bullet struck him.
The ship struck a reef.
2. Transitive To give, as a blow; to impel, as with a blow; to give a force to; to dash; to cast.
3. Intransitive To deliver a quick blow or thrust; to give blows.
A hammer strikes against the bell of a clock.
4. Transitive To manufacture, as by stamping.
We will strike a medal in your honour.
5. To run upon a rock or bank; to be stranded.
The ship struck in the night.
6. Transitive To cause to sound by one or more beats; to indicate or notify by audible strokes. Of a clock, to announce (an hour of the day), usually by one or more sounds.
The clock struck twelve.
The drums strike up a march.
7. Intransitive To sound by percussion, with blows, or as if with blows.
8. Transitive To cause or produce by a stroke, or suddenly, as by a stroke.
To strike a light
9. Transitive To cause to ignite by friction.
To strike a match
3. To thrust in; to cause to enter or penetrate.
A tree strikes its roots deep.
4. To have a sharp or severe effect.
10. Transitive To punish; to afflict; to smite.
11. Intransitive To carry out a violent or illegal action.
12. Intransitive To act suddenly, especially in a violent or criminal way.
The bank robber struck on the 2nd and 5th of May.
13. Figurative To impinge upon.
The first thing to strike my eye was a beautiful pagoda.
Tragedy struck when his brother was killed in a bush fire.
14. Intransitive To stop working to achieve better working conditions.
The workers struck for a week before the new contract went through.
15. Transitive To impress, seem or appear (to).
Golf has always struck me as a waste of time.
16. Transitive To create an impression.
The news struck a sombre chord.
17. Sports To score a goal.
18. Slang To steal money.
19. Slang To take forcibly or fraudulently.
To strike money
20. To make a sudden impression upon, as if by a blow; to affect with some strong emotion.
To strike the mind with surprise;
To strike somebody with wonder, alarm, dread, or horror
21. To affect by a sudden impression or impulse.
The proposed plan strikes me favourably.
May the Lord strike down those sinners!
I was struck dumb with astonishment.
22. Archaic To borrow money from; to make a demand upon.
He struck a friend for five dollars.
5. To touch; to act by appulse.
6. To take down, especially in the following contexts.
23. Nautical To haul down or lower (a flag, mast, etc.)
24. By extension To capitulate; to signal a surrender by hauling down the colours.
The frigate has struck, sir! We've beaten them, the lily-livers!
25. To dismantle and take away (a theater set; a tent; etc.).
7. To set off on a walk or trip.
They struck off along the river.
8. To pass with a quick or strong effect; to dart; to penetrate.
9. To break forth; to commence suddenly; with into.
To strike into reputation;
To strike into a run
10. To become attached to something; said of the spat of oysters.
11. To make and ratify.
To strike a bargain
12. To level (a measure of grain, salt, etc.) with a straight instrument, scraping off what is above the level of the top.
13. To cut off (a mortar joint, etc.) even with the face of the wall, or inward at a slight angle.
14. To hit upon, or light upon, suddenly.
My eye struck a strange word in the text.
They soon struck the trail.
15. To lade into a cooler, as a liquor.
16. To stroke or pass lightly; to wave.
17. To advance; to cause to go forward; used only in the past participle.
18. To balance (a ledger or account).
19. A status resulting from a batter swinging and missing a pitch, or not swinging at a pitch in the strike zone, or hitting a foul ball that is not caught.
20. The act of knocking down all ten pins in on the first roll of a frame.
21. A work stoppage (or otherwise concerted stoppage of an activity) as a form of protest.
22. A blow or application of physical force against something.
23. In an option contract, the price at which the holder buys or sells if they choose to exercise the option.
24. An old English measure of corn equal to the bushel.
25. The status of being the batsman that the bowler is bowling at.
26. The primary face of a hammer, opposite the peen.
27. The compass direction of the line of intersection between a rock layer and the surface of the Earth.
28. An instrument with a straight edge for levelling a measure of grain, salt, etc., scraping off what is above the level of the top; a strickle.
29. Fullness of measure; hence, excellence of quality.
30. An iron pale or standard in a gate or fence.
31. A puddler's stirrer.
32. The extortion of money, or the attempt to extort money, by threat of injury; blackmail.
33. The discovery of a source of something.
34. A strike plate.
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English - English - strike

n. hit, blow; temporary work stoppage; military assault; good luck; discovery of natural resources; knocking down of all pins at one time (Bowling); failure to hit a ball (Baseball)
v. hit; collide with; attack, assault; afflict with a disease; injure by biting; impress; produce a spark; stamp; eliminate; arrive at; reach; instill; temporarily cease working as a protest; make
n. strike

English - Spanish - strike

s. huelga, paro; golpe, pegada; ataque, acometimiento; descubrimiento
v. golpear, asestar, pegar, percutir; declararse en huelga; ser contundente, ser espectacular; acuñar

English - French - strike

n. grève; coup, sonnerie; découverte; chance
v. frapper; blesser; attaquer; impressionner; découvrir; faire grève

English - German - strike

n. Streik; Angriff; Treffer; Glück
v. schlagen; verletzen; beeindrucken; entdecken

English - Indonesian - strike

n. pukul, sambaran, serangan, penemuan, rintangan, halangan, pemogokan
v. memukul, memukul-mukul, memukulkan, memperpukul, memperpukulkan, menghantam, menghantamkan, melekatkan, melanggar, menabrak, menumbuk, membentur, menyerang, menggayung, makan, menemukan, mencapai, menghapuskan, mencoret, mencoreng, mengesankan, memperkesankan, menyebabkan, mendatangkan
v. mencetak, menggores, menggeret, membunyikan, berbunyi, membongkar, menampar, menyambar, mengambil, mogok

English - Italian - strike

s. colpo, battuta; sciopero; (Mil) attacco; (Aer; mil) attacco aereo; (Minier) scoperta; (Sport) massa, strike; (Geol) direzione di uno strato; (tecn) sagoma; rasiera; (Edil) spianatoio
v. colpire, battere, percuotere; flagellare, abbattersi su; ficcare, conficcare, piantare, cacciare, configgere; (fig) infondere, inculcare, istillare; urtare, entrare in collisione con

English - Polish - strike

n. strajk, strychulec, rozciągłość, uderzenie, bieg {geol.}
v. uderzać, porazić, razić, trzaskać, chlusnąć, zabić, zapalać, frapować, tknąć, dosięgać, kropić, trzepać, rąbnąć, bić godziny, krzesać, wykrzesać, wrażenie: robić wrażenie, głowa: przyjść do głowy, natrafić na coś, zaszokować, strajkować, zastrajkować, prasnąć, zafrapować, zastanawiać, uderzyć, porażać, trzasnąć, chlustać, zabijać, zapalić
v. dosięgnąć, kropnąć, wykrzesywać, zastanowić

English - Portuguese - strike

s. greve; ataque, assalto; descoberta de reservas naturais; o ato de derrubar todas as balizas num jogo de boliche
v. bater, golpear; fulminar; atacar; impressionar; descobrir, encontrar; assolar

English - Romanian - strike

n. descoperire, lovitură, noroc, succes, grevă, tentativă de şantaj politic
v. lovi, izbi, ciocni, bate, da peste, frapa, lovi: se lovi, izbi: se izbi, ciocni: se ciocni, aprinde, găsi, afla, da de, descoperi, da de noroc, reuşi, prinde, suna, impresiona, părea, fulgera, încheia, face, arde, stampa, imprima, amuţi, ridica, face grevă

English - Russian - strike

с. удар, открытие месторождения, неожиданная удача, находка; мера емкости, простирание жилы, простирание пласта; забастовка, стачка, коллективный бойкот, коллективный отказ; стачечник
г. ударять, бить, биться, поражать, выбивать, сражать; найти, наткнуться, случайно встретить; достигать, добираться; производить впечатление; приходить в голову; высекать, зажигать; спускать, убирать

English - Turkish - strike

f. basmak (çalgı, para), hesap bakiyesini tespit etmek, vurmak, çarpmak, isabet etmek, indirmek, çakmak, işlemek, gözüne ilişmek, yeretmek, etki bırakmak, izlenim bırakmak, gibi gelmek, bulmak, çalmak (saat), gelip çatmak, kök salmak, yolunu tutmak, grev
i. grev, çalma, vurma, vuruş, vurgun, petrol bulma, maden bulma, beklenmedik başarı, hava saldırısı, nükleer saldırı

English - Ukrainian - strike

n. удар, родовище: відкриття родовища, страйк, забастовка
v. ударяти, ударятися, нападати, уражати, натрапити, прямувати, проникати, викликати, вселяти, страйкувати, вдарити, вдаряти, вражати, забастувати, засягати, затинати, зацупити, ковтати, колотити, лопати, ляпати, маніжити, мантачити, натасувати, парити, приходити в голову, чиркати

French - English - strike

(m) n. strike

English - Dutch - strike

zn. staking; aanval; uitvinding; geluk
ww. slaan; aansteken; toeslaan; toeschijnen; schijnen; opkomen bij; treffen; staken; doorhalen; waarmaken

English - Greek - strike

ουσ. χτύπημα, απεργία, κτύπημα
ρήμ. κτυπώ, πλήττω, χτυπώ, προσκρούω, απεργώ

French - Spanish - strike

(sports - bowling) strike (m)

Spanish - French - strike

(deportes - bolos) strike (m); honneur double

French - Italian - strike

(sports - bowling) massa (f); strike {invariable}

French - Portuguese - strike

(sports - bowling) strike (m)

Italian - French - strike

(sport - bowling) strike (m); honneur double

Portuguese - French - strike

(esportes - boliche) strike (m); honneur double

Dutch - French - strike

(sport - bowling) strike (m); honneur double

French - Dutch - strike

(sports - bowling) strike (m)

English - Arabic - strike

‏إضراب، إكتشاف مفاجئ، ضربة، ضرب كرة البيسبول، هز الشط لإصتطياد السمك، دقات الساعة، غارة جوية، ضربة حظ‏
‏ضرب، هاجم، طعن، لدغ، صك العملة، وصل لإتفاق، جذب الصنارة لإ قحام الشص، إشتعل، إكتشف، رن، شن غارة، عجب، إستهل فجأة، كافح، بدأ في السباحة، أصاب، لكم، أصاب بذعر، صدم، قدح النار، وقع، عزف، سمع، صرع‏

English - Chinese - strike

(名) 打击; 空袭; 攻击; 罢工, 罢市, 罢课
(动) 打, 攻击, 击; 咬伤; 抓伤; 侵袭; 打, 抓, 打击

English - Chinese - strike

(名) 打擊; 空襲; 攻擊; 罷工, 罷市, 罷課
(動) 打, 攻擊, 擊; 咬傷; 抓傷; 侵襲; 打, 抓, 打擊

English - Hindi - strike

n. हड़ताल, विरोध-हड़ताल, तेल की खोज, हवाई हमला, प्रहार, बजना
v. चोट मारना, मारना, घूंसा मारना, चोट देना, लगाना, आक्रमण करना, घर्षण द्वारा उत्पन्न करना, हमदर्दी पैदा करना, मन में आना, पहुंचना, प्रभावित करना, खोज निकालना, काट देना, बजाना, हड़ताल करना
a. हड़ताल-संबंधी

English - Japanese - strike

(名) 打撃; 空襲; 攻撃; ストライキ; ストライク
(動) 打つ; 加える; 打撃を加える; 打ち込む; ぶつける; 不意に襲う; ぶつかる; 射る

English - Korean - strike

명. 치기, 날리기; 일시 파업; 군사 공격; 행운; 자연원료의 발견; 단 한번에 모든 핀들 쓰러뜨리기(볼링); 공치기 실패(야구)
동. 때리다; 공격하다; 충돌하다; 병에 걸리다; 불꽃을 내다; 감동하다; 찍어내다; 없애다; 도착하다; 파업하다; 승인하다, 약정하다

English - Vietnamese - strike

n. cái đánh, cuộc bải công, cuộc đình công, sự đụng nhằm
v. đánh người nào, đình công, soi qua
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Synonyms for strike
1. light: ignite, inflame, burn
2. hit: beat, slap, knock, buffet, clout, cuff
3. impress: affect, overwhelm
4. picket: boycott, oppose, resist, stop, quit
5. discover: unearth, find, uncover
Verb forms for strike
Present participle: striking
Present: strike (3.person: strikes)
Past: struck
Future: will strike
Present conditional: would strike
Present Perfect: have struck (3.person: has struck)
Past Perfect: had struck
Future Perfect: will have struck
Past conditional: would have struck