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hit

 
Noun hit has 7 senses
  1. hit - (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball); "he came all the way around on Williams' hit"
    --1 is a kind of
    deed, feat, effort, exploit
    --1 has particulars: base hit, safety, bingle
    Derived forms: verb hit1, verb hit13
  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"
    --2 is a kind of touch, touching
    --2 has particulars:
     contusion; crash, smash; bunt; fly, fly ball; grounder, ground ball, groundball, hopper; header; scorcher, screamer; plunk, plunker
    Derived form: verb hit4
  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"
    --3 is a kind of success
    --3 has particulars: blockbuster, megahit, smash hit; sleeper
  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"
    --4 is a kind of contact, impinging, striking
    Derived form: verb hit2
  5. hit - a dose of a narcotic drug
    --5 is a kind of
    dose
  6. hit - a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate; "it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit"
    --6 is a kind of
    murder, slaying, execution
    Derived form: verb hit15
  7. hit - a connection made via the internet to another website; "WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide"
    --7 is a kind of
    joining, connection, connexion
Verb hit has 17 senses
  1. hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
    --1 is one way to
    propel, impel
    Derived forms: noun hitter2, noun hit1, noun hitting1
    Sample sentence:
    The children hit the 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"
    --2 is one way to touch
    Antonyms: miss
    Derived forms: noun hit4, noun hitting1
    Sample sentence:
    The car hits the tree
  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"
    --3 is one way to affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
    Sample sentence:
    The wind storms hit the area with dust and dirt
  4. hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"
    --4 is one way to
    touch
    Derived forms: noun hit2, noun hitting1
    Sample sentence:
    The fighter managed to hit his opponent
  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"
    Sample sentence:
    They hit the water
  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"
    --6 is one way to arrive, get, come
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. shoot, hit, pip - hit with a missile from a weapon
    --7 is one way to injure, wound
    Derived form: noun hitting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  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"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  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"
    --9 is one way to attack, assail
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  10. hit - hit the intended target or goal
    --10 is one way to
    succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods
    Derived form: noun hitting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  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"
    --11 is one way to touch
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. stumble, hit - encounter by chance; "I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant"
    --12 is one way to come by
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  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"
    --13 is one way to gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground
    Derived form: noun hit1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  14. hit - consume to excess; "hit the bottle"
    --14 is one way to
    consume, ingest, take in, take, have
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  15. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, polish off, remove - kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
    --15 is one way to kill
    Derived form: noun hit6
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot hit Sue
  16. hit, strike - drive something violently into a location; "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling"
    --16 is one way to move, displace
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  17. hit - pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to; "He tries to hit on women in bars"
    --17 is one way to
    approach
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
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