strike out

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To retire a batter after three strikes

He struck out Jones with a nasty slider.

To lash out; to strike or hit at someone or something, particularly something in arm's length of the striker and at or near the level of the striker's head
To be retired after three strikes (missed swings, as opposed to any other way of becoming "out.")

He struck out on a nasty slider.

To be refused a request or to have a proposal not be accepted, in particular a request for a (hopefully romantic) date

Dave asked the new girl out but he struck out.

To draw a line through some text such as a printed or written sentence, with the purpose of deleting that text from the rest of the document. The text so deleted may be completely obscured, or it may be deliberately left legible with the line through it so that readers can see that it was deliberately deleted
To strongly criticize or defend with words, in particular as a rebuttal to previous criticism
To get all three available strike in the tenth frame or, similarly, finish the game from any point with strikes
put out or be put out by a strikeout; "Oral struck out three batters to close the inning"
If you strike out, you begin to do something different, often because you want to become more independent. She wanted me to strike out on my own, buy a business. a desire to make changes and to strike out in new directions
Out recorded by recording three strikes on the batter
be unsuccessful in an endeavor; "The candidate struck out with his health care plan
be unsuccessful in an endeavor; "The candidate struck out with his health care plan"
cause to retire; "The pitcher retired three batters"; "the runner was put out at third base"
go out; beat, harm; swim with vigor
remove from a list; "Cross the name of the dead person off the list"
If you strike out at someone, you hit, attack, or speak angrily to them. He seemed always ready to strike out at anyone and for any cause Frampton struck out blindly, hitting not Waddington, but an elderly man
If someone strikes out, they fail. The lawyer admitted that he was the firm's second lawyer. The first one had struck out completely. see also strike 19
Usually, getting all three strikes in the tenth frame; also sometimes the same as punch out
set out on a course of action; "He struck out on his own"
one strike and you're out
If you fail you will be given no second chance

The training was intense and they had a strict one strike and you're out policy when it came to sleeping in.

An instance or the act of striking out

The pitcher recorded seven strikeouts in the game.

To strike out
in baseball, an occasion when the batter is not allowed to try to hit the ball any more, because he has three strikes
<STRIKE></STRIKE> (not widely implemented yet)
When a batter accumulates three strikes in an at-bat A batter's swing and miss for a third strike is automatically an out unless the catcher does not catch the pitch In that case, the batter/runner may try to run safely to first base, unless first base is occupied The batter/runner must be forced at first base or tagged for the out to be recorded
an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes
{i} out that is called after a batter has made three strikes (Baseball); strikethrough, method of highlighting text by placing a line through the characters (Computers, Printing)
An out made by a batter who has been charged with three strikes
An instance or the act of yielding nothing
strike out