What does strike up mean?

Definitions for strike up

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sound off, strike up(verb)

    start playing

    "The musicians struck up a tune"

  2. strike up(verb)


    "strike up a conversation"; "strike up a friendship"


  1. strike up(Verb)

    To start something with somebody else. Usually a conversation or relationship.

  2. strike up(Verb)

    To start something, usually playing live music.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strike up in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strike up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Reid Bigland:

    Under normal circumstances, when it comes to Canadian manufacturing, when the Canadian dollar goes down it's really an opportunity to strike up the band, unfortunately the (Canadian) dollar has been strong for so long that a lot of the band has left.

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