Search Result:hit

KK Pronunciation

〔 hIt 〕


〔 hit 〕

Overview of noun hit

The noun hit has 7 senses

  • hit -- ((baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball); "he came all the way around on Williams' hit")

  • 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")

  • 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")

  • collision, hit -- ((physics) a 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")

  • hit -- (a dose of a narcotic drug)

  • hit -- (a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate; "it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit")

  • hit -- (a connection made via the internet to another website; "WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide")

Overview of verb hit

The verb hit has 17 senses

  • hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

  • 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")

  • hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

  • 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")

  • 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")

  • shoot, hit, pip -- (hit with a missile from a weapon)

  • stumble, hit -- (encounter by chance; "I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant")

  • 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")

  • 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")

  • 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")

  • murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove -- (kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered")

  • hit, strike -- (drive something violently into a location; "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling")

  • 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")

  • 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")

  • hit -- (consume to excess; "hit the bottle")

  • hit -- (hit the intended target or goal)

  • hit -- (pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to; "He tries to hit on women in bars")