Definitions For Strike


  • A conspicuous success
  • (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
  • A score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball
  • An attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
  • A group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
  • A gentle blow
  • A period of time when workers stop work in order to force an employer to agree to their demands
  • A military attack
  • The act of hitting something with force


  • Cause to form (an electric arc) between electrodes of an arc lamp
  • Arrive at after reckoning, deliberating, and weighing
  • Indicate (a certain time) by striking
  • Make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
  • Affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
  • Produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments
  • Pierce with force
  • Hit against; come into sudden contact with
  • Smooth with a strickle
  • Deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
  • Remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
  • Form by stamping, punching, or printing
  • Disassemble a temporary structure, such as a tent or a theatrical set
  • Produce by ignition or a blow
  • Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
  • Occupy or take on
  • Drive something violently into a location
  • Cause to experience suddenly
  • Find unexpectedly
  • Stop work in order to press demands
  • Attain
  • Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
  • To hit (someone or something) in a forceful way
  • To cause (something) to hit something in a forceful way
  • To hit (someone or something) with your hand, a weapon, etc.

Is Strike a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Strike is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Strike in a Sentence

  • The ship struck an iceberg.
  • The car struck the tree.
  • The bullet struck him in the leg.
  • A strike by airline pilots
  • The workers are on strike.
  • Workers threatened to take strike action.

Synonyms for Strike

Antonyms for Strike

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!

Cite This Article

Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

WORD SCRAMBLE. THE WORD FINDER located on the website