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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) strike

Synonyms: smash, smasher, strike, bang, hit Definition: a conspicuous success Usage: that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career; that new Broadway show is a real smasher; the party went with a bang

Hypernyms: success Definition: an attainment that is successful Usage: his success in the marathon was unexpected; his new play was a great success

Synonyms: strike Definition: (baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders Usage: this pitcher throws more strikes than balls

Hypernyms: pitch, delivery Definition: (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

Synonyms: strike, ten-strike Definition: a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball Usage: he finished with three strikes in the tenth frame

Hypernyms: score Definition: the act of scoring in a game or sport Usage: the winning score came with less than a minute left to play

Synonyms: strike Definition: an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective Usage: the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

Hypernyms: onrush, onset, onslaught, attack Definition: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) Usage: the attack began at dawn

Synonyms: work stoppage, strike Definition: a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions Usage: the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled

Hypernyms: job action Definition: a temporary action by workers to protest management decision or to make demands

Synonyms: strike, tap, rap Definition: a gentle blow

Hypernyms: bump, blow Definition: an impact (as from a collision) Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Synonyms for (verb) strike

Synonyms: strike Definition: cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp Usage: strike an arc

Hypernyms: shape, form Definition: give shape or form to Usage: shape the dough; form the young child's character

Synonyms: strike Definition: arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing Usage: strike a balance; strike a bargain

Hypernyms: puzzle out, figure out, lick, work, work out, solve Definition: find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of Usage: did you solve the problem?; Work out your problems with the boss; this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out; did you get it?; Did you get my meaning?; He could not work the math problem

Synonyms: strike Definition: indicate (a certain time) by striking Usage: The clock struck midnight; Just when I entered, the clock struck

Hypernyms: show, record, register, read Definition: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments Usage: The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero; The gauge read `empty'

Synonyms: hit, strike Definition: make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target Usage: The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939; We must strike the enemy's oil fields; in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2

Hypernyms: assail, attack Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

Synonyms: hit, strike Definition: affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely Usage: We were hit by really bad weather; He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager; The earthquake struck at midnight

Hypernyms: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon Definition: have an effect upon Usage: Will the new rules affect me?

Synonyms: strike, hit Definition: produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically Usage: The pianist strikes a middle C; strike `z' on the keyboard; her comments struck a sour note

Hypernyms: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: strike Definition: pierce with force Usage: The bullet struck her thigh; The icy wind struck through our coats

Hypernyms: penetrate, perforate Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest

Synonyms: hit, impinge on, collide with, strike, run into Definition: hit against; come into sudden contact with Usage: The car hit a tree; He struck the table with his elbow

Hypernyms: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: strickle, strike Definition: smooth with a strickle Usage: strickle the grain in the measure

Hypernyms: level, flush, even, even out Definition: make level or straight Usage: level the ground

Synonyms: strike Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead

Hypernyms: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: scratch, strike, excise, expunge Definition: remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line Usage: Please strike this remark from the record; scratch that remark

Hypernyms: delete, cancel Definition: remove or make invisible Usage: Please delete my name from your list

Synonyms: strike, mint, coin Definition: form by stamping, punching, or printing Usage: strike coins; strike a medal

Hypernyms: create from raw material, create from raw stuff Definition: make from scratch

Synonyms: strike Definition: produce by ignition or a blow Usage: strike fire from the flintstone; strike a match

Hypernyms: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: strike, take, take up, assume Definition: occupy or take on Usage: He assumes the lotus position; She took her seat on the stage; We took our seats in the orchestra; She took up her position behind the tree; strike a pose

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: strike, hit Definition: drive something violently into a location Usage: he hit his fist on the table; she struck her head on the low ceiling

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: strike, fall upon, happen upon, discover, attain, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, light upon Definition: find unexpectedly Usage: the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb; she struck a goldmine; The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake

Hypernyms: regain, find Definition: come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost Usage: Did you find your glasses?; I cannot find my gloves!

Synonyms: strike, walk out Definition: stop work in order to press demands Usage: The auto workers are striking for higher wages; The employees walked out when their demand for better benefits was not met

Hypernyms: dissent, resist, protest Definition: express opposition through action or words Usage: dissent to the laws of the country

Synonyms: strike, come to Definition: attain Usage: The horse finally struck a pace

Hypernyms: accomplish, achieve, attain, reach Definition: to gain with effort Usage: she achieved her goal despite setbacks

Synonyms: strike, shine, fall Definition: touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly Usage: Light fell on her face; The sun shone on the fields; The light struck the golden necklace; A strange sound struck my ears

Hypernyms: come about, take place, go on, hap, happen, fall out, pass, pass off, occur Definition: come to pass Usage: What is happening?; The meeting took place off without an incidence; Nothing occurred that seemed important