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English definition of “strike out (somewhere)”

strike out (somewhere)

phrasal verb with strike     /straɪk/ verb (struck, struck)
to start on a long or difficult journey in a determined way: In heavy rain , we struck out across the field . She struck out for the opposite bank .Departing
(Definition of strike out (somewhere) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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