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strike (out)

verb (1)

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to show (something written) to be no longer valid by drawing a cross over or a line through it
  • struck out all references to indecent matters

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  • stet

strike out

verb (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of strike out (Entry 2 of 2)

to be unsuccessful
  • their joint venture in Las Vegas struck out, and they hurriedly dissolved the partnership

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The first known use of strike (out) was in 1707

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“Strike (out).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/strike%20%28out%29. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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