Definition Of struck


(of a disaster, disease, or other unwelcome phenomenon) occur suddenly and have harmful or damaging effects on.

an earthquake struck the island

(of a thought or idea) come into the mind of (someone) suddenly or unexpectedly.

a disturbing thought struck Melissa

(of employees) refuse to work as a form of organized protest, typically in an attempt to obtain a particular concession or concessions from their employer.

workers may strike over threatened job losses

cancel, remove, or cross out with or as if with a pen.

strike his name from the list

discover (gold, minerals, or oil) by drilling or mining.

The company said it struck gold in a Bulgarian mine.

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