hit

phonetic symbol: / hɪ́t / 

hit - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
e.g.)
・he came all the way around on Williams' hit

[ noun ]
■ a conspicuous success
e.g.)
・that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career
bang , smash , smasher , strike

[ noun ]
■ the act of contacting one thing with another
e.g.)
・repeated hitting raised a large bruise
・after three misses she finally got a hit
hitting , striking

[ noun ]
■ a connection made via the internet to another website
e.g.)
・WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide

[ noun ]
■ a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate
e.g.)
・it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit

[ noun ]
■ a dose of a narcotic drug

[ noun ]
■ (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together
collision

[ verb ]
■ pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to
e.g.)
・He tries to hit on women in bars

[ verb ]
■ gain points in a game
e.g.)
・He hit a home run
・He hit .300 in the past season
rack up , score , tally

[ verb ]
■ make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
strike

[ verb ]
■ hit with a missile from a weapon
pip , shoot

[ verb ]
■ hit the intended target or goal

[ verb ]
■ consume to excess
e.g.)
・hit the bottle

[ verb ]
■ affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
e.g.)
・We were hit by really bad weather
strike

[ verb ]
■ produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
strike

[ verb ]
■ hit against
■ come into sudden contact with
e.g.)
・The car hit a tree
collide with , impinge on , run into , strike

[ verb ]
■ deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
e.g.)
・He hit her hard in the face

[ verb ]
■ cause to move by striking
e.g.)
・hit a ball

[ verb ]
■ reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
e.g.)
・The thermometer hit 100 degrees
attain , reach

[ verb ]
■ reach a destination, either real or abstract
e.g.)
・We hit Detroit by noon
・I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts
arrive at , attain , gain , make , reach

[ verb ]
■ drive something violently into a location
e.g.)
・he hit his fist on the table
strike

[ verb ]
■ cause to experience suddenly
e.g.)
・An interesting idea hit her
come to , strike

[ verb ]
■ encounter by chance
stumble

[ verb ]
■ kill intentionally and with premeditation
bump off , dispatch , murder , off , polish off , remove , slay

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