Search Result for "strike out":
1. remove from a list;
- Example: "Cross the name of the dead person off the list"
[syn: cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off, mark]
2. put out or be put out by a strikeout;
- Example: "Oral struck out three batters to close the inning"
3. be unsuccessful in an endeavor;
- Example: "The candidate struck out with his health care plan"
4. make a motion as with one's fist or foot towards an object or away from one's body;
5. cause to get out;
- Example: "The pitcher retired three batters"
- Example: "the runner was put out at third base"
[syn: retire, strike out]
6. set out on a course of action;
- Example: "He struck out on his own"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Out \Out\ (out), n. 1. One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office; -- generally in the plural. [1913 Webster] 2. A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space; -- chiefly used in the phrase ins and outs; as, the ins and outs of a question. See under In. [1913 Webster] 3. (Print.) A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission. [1913 Webster] To make an out (Print.), (a) to omit something, in setting or correcting type, which was in the copy. (b) (Baseball) to be put out in one's turn at bat, such as to strike out, to ground out, or to fly out. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
strike out v 1: remove from a list; "Cross the name of the dead person off the list" [syn: cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off, mark] 2: put out or be put out by a strikeout; "Oral struck out three batters to close the inning" 3: be unsuccessful in an endeavor; "The candidate struck out with his health care plan" 4: make a motion as with one's fist or foot towards an object or away from one's body 5: cause to get out; "The pitcher retired three batters"; "the runner was put out at third base" [syn: retire, strike out] 6: set out on a course of action; "He struck out on his own"Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
168 Moby Thesaurus words for "strike out": abbreviate, abridge, abstract, be off, bear, bear for, bear up for, bear up to, beget, blot, blot out, blue-pencil, bomb, bowdlerize, break for, breed, bring forth, bring into being, call into being, cancel, cast off, cast out, censor, chuck, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, coin, conceive, concoct, contrive, cook up, crap out, cross out, cut, cut and thrust, cut out, dash for, dele, delete, deport, design, develop, devise, discover, dispose of, draw a blank, dream up, drop a bomb, drop the ball, edit, edit out, efface, eject, elide, eliminate, engender, eradicate, erase, evolve, exile, expatriate, expel, expunge, expurgate, fabricate, fan, feint, flail at, flail away at, flop, flummox, fold, fold up, frame, generate, get left, get off, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, give being to, give rise to, go for, go forth, hatch, head, hit at, hit for, improvise, invent, issue, issue forth, kill, lash out at, lay an egg, lay for, let drive at, let fly at, light out, liquidate, lose out, lunge at, make, make do with, make for, make up, make up to, mature, mint, not hack it, not make it, obliterate, omit, originate, outlaw, outset, outstart, pick out, plan, poke at, procreate, purge, put forth, raze, remove, rescind, root out, root up, rub out, rule out, run for, sail for, sally, sally forth, scratch, scratch out, set, set forth, set forward, set off, set out, set out for, spawn, sponge, sponge out, start, start off, start out, steer for, strike, strike at, strike off, strike out at, swing at, swing on, take off, take the count, think out, think up, throw over, throw overboard, thrust at, void, weed out, whiff, wipe out