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Verb: hit (hit,hitting)  hit
  1. Cause to move by striking
    "hit a ball"
  2. Come into sudden contact with
    "The car hit a tree";
    - strike, impinge on, run into, collide with, impact
  3. Deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
    "He hit her hard in the face"
  4. Be at the destination after some time, either real or abstract; come to a given position
    "We hit Detroit by noon"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts";
    - reach, make, attain, arrive at, gain
  5. Affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
    "We were hit by really bad weather";
    - strike
  6. Strike with a missile from a weapon
    - shoot, pip
  7. Encounter by chance
    "I hit across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant";
    - stumble
  8. Cause to experience suddenly
    "An interesting idea hit her";
    - strike, come to
  9. Make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
    "The Germans hit Poland on Sept. 1, 1939";
    - strike
  10. Kill intentionally and with premeditation
    "The mafia boss ordered his enemies hit";
    - murder, slay [literary], dispatch, bump off [informal], off [N. Amer, informal], polish off [informal], remove, croak
  11. Drive something violently into a location
    "he hit his fist on the table";
    - strike
  12. Get to a certain state, level, or point in time
    "The thermometer hit 100 degrees";
    - reach, attain
  13. Produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments
    "The pianist hits a middle C";
    - strike
  14. Strike the intended target or goal
  15. Pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to
    "He tries to hit on women in bars"
Noun: hit  hit
  1. (baseball) when a batter strikes a picthed ball into fair territory and arrives safely on base (without an error or a fielder's choice being made by the defence)
    "he came all the way around on Williams' hit"
  2. The act of contacting one thing with another
    "after three misses she finally got a hit";
    - hitting, striking
  3. A conspicuous success
    "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career";
    - smash, smasher [informal], strike, bang [informal], sizzler [informal]
  4. (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together
    "the hit of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction";
    - collision
  5. A dose of a narcotic drug
  6. A murder carried out by an underworld syndicate
    "it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit"
  7. A connection made via the internet to another website
    "WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide"

Derived forms: hit, hits, hitting

Type of: affect, approach, arrive, assail, attack, bear on, bear upon, bring home the bacon [informal], come, come by, come into, come through, come up trumps [Brit, informal], connection, connexion [Brit], contact, deliver the goods, displace, dosage, dose, effort, execution, exploit, feat, get, impact, impel, impinging, injure, joining, kill, move, murder, propel, slaying, striking, succeed, success, touch, touch on, touching, turn up trumps [Brit, informal], win, wound

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