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Definitions of hit:
  • noun:   (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    Example: "He came all the way around on Williams' hit"
  • noun:   a conspicuous success
    Example: "That song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"
  • noun:   the act of contacting one thing with another
    Example: "Repeated hitting raised a large bruise"
  • noun:   a connection made via the internet to another website
    Example: "WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide"
  • noun:   a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate
    Example: "It has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit"
  • noun:   a dose of a narcotic drug
  • noun:   (physics) an brief event in which two or more bodies come together
  • verb:   drive something violently into a location
    Example: "He hit his fist on the table"
  • verb:   cause to experience suddenly
    Example: "An interesting idea hit her"
  • verb:   pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to
    Example: "He tries to hit on women in bars"
  • verb:   hit the intended target or goal
  • verb:   consume to excess
    Example: "Hit the bottle"
  • verb:   affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
    Example: "We were hit by really bad weather"
  • verb:   hit against; come into sudden contact with
    Example: "The car hit a tree"
  • verb:   deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
    Example: "He hit her hard in the face"
  • verb:   cause to move by striking
    Example: "Hit a ball"
  • verb:   encounter by chance
  • verb:   gain points in a game
    Example: "He hit a home run"
  • verb:   make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
  • verb:   hit with a missile from a weapon
  • verb:   produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
  • verb:   reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
    Example: "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"
  • verb:   kill intentionally and with premeditation
  • verb:   reach a destination, either real or abstract
    Example: "We hit Detroit by noon"

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