What does strike back mean?

Definitions for strike back

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word strike back.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retaliate, strike back(verb)

    make a counterattack and return like for like, especially evil for evil

    "The Empire strikes back"; "The Giants struck back and won the opener"; "The Israeli army retaliated for the Hamas bombing"


  1. strike back(Verb)

    To retaliate


  1. Strike Back

    Strike Back was the third album released by German heavy metal band Steeler. Strike Back was released by SPV/Steamhammer in 1986.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strike back in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strike back in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Francois Hollande:

    The battle group, which includes the Charles de Gaulle, will again be deployed to operation Chammal... because we have to strike back at those who attacked us here in January and November 2015.

  2. Lewis Hamilton:

    To come here, where I used to love watching Ayrton drive, and match his career wins, is amazing for me, it was important for us to strike back. We didn't bring our 'A' game in Singapore and we had to bring it today.

  3. Imran Sarker:

    They want peace, they talk of humanity. If you strike them with stones, they don't strike back. They try to reach you with flowers, so, if you want to sow fear and stifle progressive thought, they are easy to pick on.

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