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1. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] have an emotional or cognitive impact upon.

Synonyms

  • impress
  • alienate
  • come to
  • propel
  • incite
  • touch
  • infect
  • experience
  • sadden
  • smite
  • affect
  • prompt
  • disturb
  • move
  • sweep off
  • surprise
  • ingrain
  • strike a note
  • pierce
  • feel
  • instill
  • stir
  • hit home
  • hit
  • motivate
  • trouble
  • sweep away
  • cloud
  • strike a chord
  • actuate
  • engrave
  • jar
  • upset
  • awaken
  • zap
  • strike home

Antonyms

  • advance
  • rush
  • converge
  • enter

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Strike

  • vanslyke
  • vanskike
  • vanschaick
  • vandyke
  • mcpike
  • gruneich
  • dislike
  • unlike
  • streich
  • spike
  • speich
  • schweich
  • schleich
  • gleich
  • bleich
  • alike
  • zike
  • wyke
  • wike
  • weich
  • vike
  • tyke
  • tike
  • teich
  • reiche
  • reich
  • pyke
  • psych
  • pike
  • mike

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A common misspelling of strike is stike

Example sentences of the word strike


1. Verb, base form
Even the best actors strike out more than they succeed.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Pleasant weather and lack of crowds strike an ideal balance in May and October.

Quotes containing the word strike


1. Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
- J. Paul Getty

2. If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
- John D. Rockefeller

3. The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.
- Ulysses S. Grant

2. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon.

Synonyms

  • buffet
  • pull down
  • knock down
  • dab
  • sideswipe
  • jab
  • touch
  • sclaff
  • whip
  • beat
  • run into
  • beak
  • push down
  • butt
  • cut down
  • clout
  • strike hard
  • knock
  • hew
  • batter
  • pat
  • down
  • pick
  • knock about
  • hit
  • chop
  • bunt
  • knap
  • collide with
  • rap
  • tip
  • peck
  • lash
  • spur
  • impinge on
  • slap

Antonyms

  • stimulate
  • de-energize
  • strain
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] hit against; come into sudden contact with.

Synonyms

  • clash
  • thud
  • glance
  • touch
  • stub
  • run into
  • bang
  • jar against
  • bottom
  • knock against
  • bump into
  • knock
  • rear-end
  • bottom out
  • hit
  • collide with
  • collide
  • broadside
  • connect
  • bump
  • spang
  • spat
  • impinge on
  • butt against

Antonyms

  • disinfect
  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • stay

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. strike

noun. ['ˈstraɪk'] a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions.

Synonyms

  • sit-down
  • walkout
  • sympathy strike
  • work stoppage
  • wildcat strike
  • job action
  • sympathetic strike

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • disadvantage
  • praise

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target.

Synonyms

  • slice
  • retaliate
  • attack
  • strike back
  • stroke
  • shoot
  • hit
  • pip
  • chop

Antonyms

  • push
  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] indicate (a certain time) by striking.

Synonyms

  • register
  • show
  • read

Antonyms

  • operative
  • raised
  • safe
  • spread

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely.

Synonyms

  • impact
  • touch on
  • affect
  • hit
  • bear upon
  • touch

Antonyms

  • fail
  • leave
  • straighten
  • pull

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] stop work in order to press demands.

Synonyms

  • dissent
  • walk out
  • protest

Antonyms

  • curse
  • bless
  • calmness
  • disembarrassment

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically.

Synonyms

  • hit

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • untie

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. strike

verb. ['ˈstraɪk'] touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly.

Synonyms

  • go on
  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • pass off
  • come about
  • fall
  • take place
  • fall out
  • shine

Antonyms

  • organic disorder
  • organized
  • untroubled
  • unturned

Etymology

  • strican (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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