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synonyms for strike

  • beat
  • collide
  • crash
  • drive
  • force
  • knock
  • pummel
  • punch
  • smack
  • touch
  • bang
  • bash
  • bonk
  • box
  • buffet
  • chastise
  • clash
  • clobber
  • clout
  • conk
  • cuff
  • hammer
  • impel
  • percuss
  • plant
  • pop
  • pound
  • punish
  • slap
  • slug
  • sock
  • swat
  • thrust
  • thump
  • wallop
  • whop
  • boff
  • bump into
  • run into
  • smash into
See also synonyms for: stricken / striking / struck

antonyms for strike

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  • surrender
  • lose
  • miss
  • not touch
  • pass up
  • tap
    • fail
    • free
    • give
    • let go
    • lose
    • miss
    • misunderstand
    • offer
    • release
    • surrender
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    How to use strike in a sentence

    For months before the pandemic struck, I was commuting to work by foot.
    WHY I’M CAVING AND FINALLY BUYING AN APPLE WATCHRHHACKETTFORTUNESEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
    One officer then discharged his service weapon, striking Chavez, who fell to the ground.
    4 HOUSTON COPS WHO SHOT AND KILLED NICOLAS CHAVEZ FIREDHOPE WRIGHTSEPTEMBER 11, 2020ESSENCE.COM
    After I spoke with Foxworth, the New York City teachers union decided to not strike, after the city agreed to delay in-person learning by 11 days.
    WHY CAN’T SCHOOLS GET WHAT THE N.F.L. HAS? (EP. 431)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FREAKONOMICS
    The last thing the Bucks can afford to do now is strike out looking.
    THE BUCKS PLAYED IT SAFE AND MADE THE WRONG KIND OF HISTORYCHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 9, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    In 2017, when Hurricane Maria struck, his nonprofit organization Waves for Water went to work.
    27 EPIC TRIPS TO START PLANNING NOWTHE EDITORSSEPTEMBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    In October 2019, a state court determined that North Carolina’s congressional districts had been severely gerrymandered and struck down the state’s map.
    HOW NEXT-GEN COMPUTER GENERATED MAPS DETECT PARTISAN GERRYMANDERINGSUJATA GUPTASEPTEMBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    A Tallahassee Police Department press release notes McDade “made a move consistent with using the firearm against the officer, who fired their handgun, fatally striking” him.
    TONY MCDADE CASE LEAVES MANY UNANSWERED QUESTIONSMICHAEL K. LAVERSSEPTEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
    Last month, just hours after businesses in downtown Chicago were struck by looters, former judge Pat O’Brien told a local TV interviewer that Cook County’s top prosecutor was to blame.
    AS TRUMP CALLS FOR LAW AND ORDER, CAN CHICAGO’S TOP PROSECUTOR BEAT THE CHARGE THAT SHE’S SOFT ON CRIME?BY MICK DUMKESEPTEMBER 4, 2020PROPUBLICA
    All of the blade steels are competing to strike an ideal balance between edge retention and ease of sharpening.
    THREE QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE BUYING A KNIFEWES SILERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    Amazon, Google and Roku have struck similar deals with smart TV makers, which provides a way for the companies to acquire users of their CTV platforms — But this market is becoming pretty crowded.
    AS AT&T CONSIDERS DOWNSIZING ITS MEDIA BUSINESS, WHITHER WARNERMEDIA?TIM PETERSONSEPTEMBER 2, 2020DIGIDAY
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    WORDS RELATED TO STRIKE

    • appear
    • behave
    • carry
    • carry oneself
    • carry out
    • comport
    • conduct
    • do
    • enact
    • execute
    • exert
    • function
    • give the appearance
    • go about
    • impress as
    • operate
    • perform
    • play part
    • react
    • represent oneself
    • seem
    • serve
    • strike
    • take on
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