Definition of strike a blow
- They struck a blow for freedom and against tyranny.
- Fate has struck a heavy blow against us.
: to take a course : go
: to aim and usually deliver a blow, stroke, or thrust (as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool)
: to arrive with detrimental effect
: a tool for smoothing a surface (as of a mold)
: an act or instance of striking
: a work stoppage by a body of workers to enforce compliance with demands made on an employer
: to be in motion
: to move with speed or force
: to move or run quickly
: an instance of air moving with speed or force : a blowing of wind especially when strong or violent
: brag, boasting
: an act or instance of blowing (see 1blow)
: flower, bloom
: a forcible stroke delivered with a part of the body (such as the fist) or with an instrument
: a hostile act or state : combat
: a forcible or sudden act or effort : assault
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