Synonyms for strike out

Synonyms for (verb) strike out

Synonyms: strike out

Definition: set out on a course of action

Usage: He struck out on his own

Similar words: commence, start, start out, set about, set out, get, get down, begin

Definition: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

Usage: We began working at dawn; Who will start?; Get working as soon as the sun rises!; The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia; He began early in the day; Let's get down to work now


Synonyms: mark, cross off, cross out, strike off, strike out

Definition: remove from a list

Usage: Cross the name of the dead person off the list

Similar words: take away, take out

Definition: take out or remove

Usage: take out the chicken after adding the vegetables


Synonyms: strike out

Definition: put out or be put out by a strikeout

Usage: Oral struck out three batters to close the inning

Similar words: fail, neglect

Definition: fail to do something; leave something undone

Usage: She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib; The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account


Synonyms: strike out

Definition: make a motion as with one's fist or foot towards an object or away from one's body

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: strike out

Definition: be unsuccessful in an endeavor

Usage: The candidate struck out with his health care plan

Similar words: fail, miscarry, go wrong

Definition: be unsuccessful

Usage: Where do today's public schools fail?; The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably