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strike out

verb as in leave to begin new venture


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“I was writing for other people and really wanted to strike out on my own,” he says.

After he died, because there was nothing, I had to strike out again.

The Ice Bucket Challenge to strike out ALS has dominated Facebook pages and Twitter feeds of young and old for most of August.

And she memorably threatens her boys with a tire iron when they aim to strike out on their own.

The Silver Star By Jeannette Walls Two girls strike out on their own across the country after their mother abandons them.

We'll visit this third party and if we strike out we'd better leave town for a few days to avoid a lot of aggravation.

Two hundred cannon strike out fierce defiance,—forty thousand muskets and rifles flame!

Colonel Barré moved an amendment to strike out from the resolution the words "in all cases whatsoever."

The two little ones, who had never left his side, were ready immediately to strike out once more.

"If I had a few dollars I might strike out for myself," he reasoned.

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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strike out, such as: bear, begin, get under way, head, initiate, and light out.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.