Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun strike_out

1 sense of strikeout

Sense 1
strikeout -- (an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes)
       => out -- ((baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball; "you only get 3 outs per inning")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb strike_out

6 senses of strike out

Sense 1
cross off, cross out, strike out, strike off, mark -- (remove from a list; "Cross the name of the dead person off the list")
       => take away, take out -- (take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables")

Sense 2
strike out -- (put out or be put out by a strikeout; "Oral struck out three batters to close the inning")
       => fail, neglect -- (fail to do something; leave something undone; "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")

Sense 3
strike out -- (be unsuccessful in an endeavor; "The candidate struck out with his health care plan")
       => fail, go wrong, miscarry -- (be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably")

Sense 4
strike out -- (make a motion as with one's fist or foot towards an object or away from one's body)
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 5
retire, strike out -- (cause to get out; "The pitcher retired three batters"; "the runner was put out at third base")

Sense 6
strike out -- (set out on a course of action; "He struck out on his own")
       => get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence -- (take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "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")

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