Definition of "strike" [strike]

  • (verb-transitive) To hit sharply, as with the hand, the fist, or a weapon.
  • (verb-transitive) To inflict (a blow).
  • (verb-transitive) To penetrate or pierce: was struck in the leg by a bullet.
  • (verb-transitive) To collide with or crash into: She struck the desk with her knee.
  • (verb-transitive) To cause to come into violent or forceful contact: She struck her knee against the desk.

Use "strike" in a sentence

  • "We talked about Amelia, who had yesterday gone on a word strike and insisted on pantomiming."
  • "Clearly we need to open Gold and prepare a business continuity plan, appointing a silver for each BCU with daily updates to Gold on how the strike is affecting police performance."
  • "So, now that the strike is a certainty, what can AirFrance-KLM do now, and how can they deal with this better in the future, to minimize impact on …"

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