Another word for strike
An organized refusal
walkout, deadlock, work stoppage, quitting, sit-down strike, job action, work-to-rule (British), labor dispute, sickout, tie-up, heulga (Spanish), brazos caidos (Spanish), slowdown, called strike, sympathetic strike, general strike, wildcat strike, token strike, confrontation, sit-in*, teach-in*, study-in*, blue flu*, love-in*, mill-in*; see also revolution 2.
A pitched ball
ball swung at and missed, pitch over the plate, called strike; see pitch 2.
To refuse to work
walk out, tie up, sit down, slow down, work to rule (British), go out, be on strike, sit in, arbitrate, negotiate a contract, picket, boycott, stop, quit, enforce idleness, resist, hold out for, hit the bricks*; see also oppose 1, 2, rebel 1.
Another word for strikeverb
To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply:bash, catch, clout, hit, knock, pop1, slam, slog, slug3, smash, smite, sock, swat, thwack, whack, wham, whop. (Informal) biff, bop, clip1, wallop. (Slang) belt, conk, paste. Idioms: let someone have it, sock it to someone. See attack, strike
To set upon with violent force:aggress, assail, assault, attack, beset, fall on (or upon), go at, have at, sail into, storm. (Informal) light into, pitch into. See attack
To bring great harm or suffering to:afflict, agonize, anguish, curse, excruciate, plague, rack, scourge, smite, torment, torture. See attack, help
To grasp at (something) eagerly, forcibly, and abruptly with the jaws:catch, nip1, snap, snatch. See reach
To give forth or cause to give forth a clear, resonant sound:bong, chime, knell, peal, ring2, toll2. See sounds
To remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean.Also used with out: annul, blot (out), cancel, cross (off or out), delete, efface, erase, expunge, obliterate, rub (out), scratch (out), undo, wipe (out), x (out). (Law) vacate. See continue
To evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from:affect1, get (to), impress, move, touch. See touch
To enter a person's mind:hit, occur. Idiom: cross one's mind. See happen
To have a sudden overwhelming effect on:catch, seize, take. See attack, over
To cease working in support of demands made upon an employer:walk out. Idiom: go on strike. See continue
To return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one:counter, hit back, reciprocate, retaliate, retort. See attack, forgiveness
To cause to fall, as from a shot or blow:bring down, cut down, down, drop, fell1, flatten, floor, ground, knock down, level, prostrate, throw. (Slang) deck1. Idiom: lay low. See rise