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strike 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.
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Mr. Randolph moved to strike out the words, "each House" and to insert the words, "the House of Representatives" in Sect. 7.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'strike out':

strike outTo 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.
strike outTo strongly criticize or make a verbal attack, particularly as a response to previous criticism or provocation.
strike outto treat something as settled
strike outOf a batter, to be retired after three strikes; of a pitcher, to cause this to happen to the batter.
strike outTo fail; to be refused a request or to have a proposal not be accepted, in particular a request for a date.
strike outTo begin to make one's way.
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