strike from (something)

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strike from (something)

1. Of an animal, to lunge, dart, or shoot forward from something in order to bite or wound. The spider waits for prey to pass by, then strikes from its hiding place. You've got to be careful around here. Venomous snakes are known to strike from their nests if you tread too close them.
2. To launch some kind of an attack or execute some kind of malicious from a particular position. The powerful organization prefers to keep itself hidden and strike from the shadows. The advent of long-range missiles has allowed combatants to strike from huge distances away.
3. To remove someone or something from some list or written record. There was also supposed to be a provision for increased funding, but it was stricken from the bill's final draft. Thompson is appealing the court's decision to strike her from the roll of attorneys as new evidence suggests her implication in the crime may have been fabricated by others.
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strike someone or something from something

to remove someone or something from something, such as a list. I will have to strike David from our rolls. He never shows up. We struck the red car from the list of eligible racers.
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