HyperDic: strike_down

English > 3 senses of the expression strike down:
VERBsocialstrike down, canceldeclare null and void
contactstrike downcause to die, especially suddenly
contactstrike down, fell, drop, cut downcause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
English > strike down: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningdeclare null and void; make ineffective.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "strike down a law"
Narrowerinvalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullifydeclare invalid / invalid
recallmake unavailable
remitRelease from (claims / claims, debts, or taxes)
revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacateCancel officially
write offcancel (a debt)
Broaderdeclare, adjudge, holddeclare to be
Spanishanular, cancelar, derogar
English > strike down: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCause to die, especially suddenly.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Broaderkilldeprive of life
English > strike down: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey strike down the trees
Example"strike down a tree"
Synonymsfell, drop, cut down
Cause todescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Entailed byundercutcut obliquely into (a tree) below the main cut and on the side toward which the tree will fall
Narrowerchop downcut down
cutfell by sawing
log, lumbercut lumber, as in woods and forests / forests
poleax, poleaxefell with or as if with a poleax / poleax
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
See alsostrikedeliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
Spanishderribar, talar

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