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OVERVIEW OF NOUN HIT

1) hit: (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball); “he came all the way around on Williams’ hit”

2) hit, hitting, striking: the act of contacting one thing with another; “repeated hitting raised a large bruise”; “after three misses she finally got a hit”

3) hit, smash, smasher, strike, bang: a conspicuous success; “that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career”; “that new Broadway show is a real smasher”; “the party went with a bang”

4) collision, hit: (physics) an brief event in which two or more bodies come together; “the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction

5) hit: a dose of a narcotic drug

6) hit: a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate; “it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit”

7) hit: a connection made via the internet to another website; “WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide”

OVERVIEW OF VERB HIT

1) hit: cause to move by striking; “hit a ball

2) hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with: hit against; come into sudden contact with; “The car hit a tree”; “He struck the table with his elbow”

3) hit, strike: affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely; “We were hit by really bad weather”; “He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager”; “The earthquake struck at midnight”

4) hit: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; “He tried to hit her hard in the face

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5) reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain: reach a destination, either real or abstract; “We hit Detroit by noon”; “The water reached the doorstep”; “We barely made it to the finish line”; “I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts”

6) reach, hit, attain: reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; “The thermometer hit 100 degrees”; “This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour

7) shoot, hit, pip: hit with a missile from a weapon

8) hit, strike, come to: cause to experience suddenly; “Panic struck me”; “An interesting idea hit her”; “A thought came to me”; “The thought struck terror in our minds”; “They were struck with fear

9) strike, hit: make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target; “The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939″; “We must strike the enemy’s oil fields”; “in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2″

10) hit: hit the intended target or goal

11) strike, hit: produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically; “The pianist strikes a middle C”; “strike `z’ on the keyboard”; “her comments struck a sour note

12) stumble, hit: encounter by chance; “I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant

13) score, hit, tally, rack up: gain points in a game; “The home team scored many times”; “He hit a home run”; “He hit .300 in the past season

14) hit: consume to excess; “hit the bottle

15) murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove: kill intentionally and with premeditation; “The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered”

16) hit, strike: drive something violently into a location; “he hit his fist on the table”; “she struck her head on the low ceiling”

17) hit: pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to; “He tries to hit on women in bars”

noun hit has 7 sense(s) (first 3 from tagged texts)


hit (Wikipedia)

Hit is a verb meaning to strike someone or something.

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