HyperDic: hit

English > 23 senses of the word hit:
NOUNacthit(baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
acthit, hitting, strikingthe act of contacting one thing with another
acthit, smash, smasher, strike, banga conspicuous success
eventhit, collision(physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together
artifacthita dose of a narcotic drug
acthita murder carried out by an underworld syndicate
acthita connection made via the internet to another website
VERBcontacthitcause to move by striking
contacthit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide withhit against
contacthitdeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
motionhit, reach, make, attain, arrive at, gainreach a destination / destination, either real or abstract
contacthit, strikeaffect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
competitionhit, shoot, piphit with a missile from a weapon
possessionhit, stumbleencounter by chance
competitionhit, score, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
perceptionhit, strike, come tocause to experience suddenly
competitionhit, strikemake a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
socialhit, murder, slay, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, removekill intentionally and with premeditation
motionhit, strikedrive something violently into a location
motionhit, reach, attainreach a point in time, or a certain state or level
contacthit, strikeproduce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
competitionhithit the intended target or goal
communicationhitpay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to
hit > pronunciation
Soundshhih't
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > hit: 23 senses > noun 1, act
Meaning(baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball).
Example"he came all the way around on Williams' hit"
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Narrowerbase hit, safety(baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely
Broaderfeat, effort, exploitA notable achievement
Spanishgolpe, jit
Verbshitgain points in a game / game / game
hitcause to move by striking
English > hit: 23 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of contacting one thing with another.
Examples
  • "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"
  • "after three misses she finally got a hit"
Synonymshitting, striking
Narrowerbunt(baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat
contusionThe action of bruising
crash, smashThe act of colliding with something
fly, fly ball(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
grounder, ground ball, groundball, hopper(baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
header(soccer) the act of hitting the ball with your head
plunk, plunker(baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
scorcher, screamerA very hard hit ball
Broadertouch, touchingThe act of putting two things together with no space between them
Spanishapaleamiento, golpeo
Verbshitdeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
English > hit: 23 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA conspicuous success.
Example"that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"
Synonymssmash, smasher, strike, bang
Narrowerblockbuster, megahit, smash hitAn unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)
sleeperAn unexpected hit
BroadersuccessAn attainment that is successful
Spanishexitazo, éxito, golpe, triunfar, triunfo
Catalancop, èxit, xoc
English > hit: 23 senses > noun 4, event
Meaning(physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together.
Synonymcollision
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broadercontact, impinging, strikingThe physical coming together of two or more things
Spanishchoque, colisión, golpe, trompada
Catalancol·lisió, impacte, topada, xoc
Verbshithit against
English > hit: 23 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA dose of a narcotic drug.
Broaderdose, dosageA measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
Spanishchute, pico
Catalanpico, xut
English > hit: 23 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA murder carried out by an underworld syndicate.
Example"it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit"
Broadermurder, slaying, executionunlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
Spanishasesinato mafioso, asesinato, golpe, homicidio
Catalancop
Verbshitkill intentionally and with premeditation
English > hit: 23 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningA connection made via the internet to another website.
Example"WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide"
Broaderjoining, connection, connexionThe act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
Spanishacceso
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCause to move by striking.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThe children hit the ball
Example"hit a ball"
Narrowerbackhandhit a tennis ball backhand
bouncehit something so that it bounces
bunkerhit a golf ball into a bunker
bunt, drag a bunthit a ball in such a way so as to make it go a short distance
cannonmake a cannon
clapstrike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise
connecthit or play a ball successfully
croquetDrive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"
doublehit a two-base hit
dribble, carrypropel, "Carry the ball"
driveHit very hard, as by swinging a bat horizontally
drivestrike with a driver, as in teeing off
flyhit a fly
follow throughcarry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball
foulhit a foul ball
groundhit onto the ground
groundhit a groundball
ground outmake an out by hitting the ball on the ground
heelstrike with the heel of the club
hole, hole outhit the ball into the hole
hookhit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
killhit with great force
killhit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games / games
loftKick or strike high in the air
pitchhit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
playShoot or hit in a particular manner
pophit a pop-fly
pullhit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing
puttstrike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter
rackethit (a ball) with a racket
shankhit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction
shellhit the pitches of hard and regularly
shootThrow or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
singlehit a single
slicehit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction
smashhit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke
snapput in play with a snap
snickhit a glancing blow with the edge of the bat
toehit (a golf ball) with the toe of the club
toeDrive (a golf ball) with the toe of the club
topstrike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin
triplehit a three-base hit
undercutstrike (the ball) in golf, tennis, or hockey obliquely downward so as to give a backspin or elevation to the shot
volleyhit before it touches the ground
whangpropel or hit with force
Broaderpropel, impelCause to move forward with force
Spanishchutar, pegar
Catalancolpejar, pegar, xutar
Nounshit(baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
hittersomeone who hits
hittingthe act of contacting one thing with another
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghit against; come into sudden contact with.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe car hits the tree
Example"The car hit a tree"
Synonymsstrike, impinge on, run into, collide with
Narrowerbottomstrike the ground, as with a ship's bottom
bottom outhit the ground
broadsidecollide with the broad side / side of
bump, knockknock against with force or violence
collide, clashcrash together with violent impact
connectLand on or hit solidly
glanceHit at an angle
pinghit with a pinging noise
rear-endcollide with the rear end of
run into, bump into, jar against, butt against, knock againstcollide violently with an obstacle
spang, bangleap, jerk, bang
spatstrike with a sound / sound like that of falling rain
stubstrike (one's toe) accidentally against an object
thudstrike with a dull sound
Broadertouchmake physical contact with, come in contact with
Oppositemissfail to reach
Similar tostrikedeliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
Spanishchocar, colisionar, dar, golpear, pegar
Catalancopejar, pegar
Nounshit(physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together
hittingthe act of contacting one thing with another
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody with something
ModelThe fighter managed to hit his opponent
Example"He hit her hard in the face"
Entailed bybeat, beat up, work overGive a beating to
indent, dentmake a depression into
Narrowerbatstrike with, or as if with a baseball bat
batUse a bat
batHave a turn at bat
beanhit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball
beltdeliver a blow to
boxhit with the fist
brainhit on the head
buffet, buffstrike, beat repeatedly
clapstrike with the flat of the hand
club, bludgeonstrike with a club or a bludgeon
conkhit, especially on the head
coshhit with a cosh, usually on the head
crackhit forcefully
cudgel, fustigatestrike with a cudgel
cuthit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
get, catchreach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
hookhit with a hook
kickstrike with the foot
lam into, tear into, lace into, pitch into, lay intohit violently, as in an attack
pophit or strike
pummel, pommel, biffstrike, usually with the fist
punch, plugdeliver a quick blow to
sandbag, stunhit something or somebody as if with a sandbag
slam, bangstrike violently
slug, slog, swigstrike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat
smack, thwackdeliver a hard blow to
smash, nail, boom, blasthit hard
smiteinflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon
sock, bop, whop, whap, bonk, bashhit hard
swathit swiftly with a violent blow
swipestrike with a swiping motion
thump, pound, pokehit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
whack, wham, whop, wallophit hard
Broadertouchmake physical contact with, come in contact with
Spanishbatir, dar, golpear, pegar, tustar
Catalanbatre, colpejar, copejar, pegar-se, pegar, tustar
Nounshit, hittingthe act of contacting one thing with another
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningReach a destination / destination, either real or abstract.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey hit the water
Examples
  • "We hit Detroit by noon"
  • "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
Synonymsreach, make, attain, arrive at, gain
Entailstravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Narroweraccess, get atreach or gain access to
bottom outreach the low point
catch upreach the point where one should be after a delay
culminatereach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body
findsucceed in reaching
get through, come throughsucceed in reaching a real or abstract destination / destination after overcoming problems
ground, run agroundhit or reach the ground
makereach in time
scale, surmountreach the highest point / point of
summit, breastreach the summit (of a mountain)
topreach or ascend the top of
top out, peakTo reach the highest point
Similar tomakereach in time
Spanishalcanzar, arribar, contactar, ganar, llegar, lograr, obtener, pegar
Catalanarribar a, arribar, assolir, contactar, pegar
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningaffect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe wind storms hit the area with dust and dirt
Example"We were hit by really bad weather"
Synonymstrike
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
Similar tostrike, hitmake a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 6, competition
Meaninghit with a missile from a weapon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsshoot, pip
Entailed bymachine gunShoot with a machine gun
Narrowergrassshoot down, of birds
gun downstrike down or shoot down
kneecapshoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Similar toblast, shootFire a shot
shoot, pipkill by firing a missile
strike, hitmake a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
Spanishacertar, derribar, disparar, pegar
Catalandisparar, ferir, pegar
Nounshittingthe act of contacting one thing with another
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 7, possession
Meaningencounter by chance.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymstumble
Broadercome by, come intoObtain, especially accidentally
Spanishdar con, encontrarse, tropezar con, tropezar
Catalancreuar-se, encertar, ensopegar, trobar
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 8, competition
Meaninggain points in a game / game / game.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Examples
  • "He hit a home run"
  • "He hit .300 in the past season"
Synonymsscore, tally, rack up
Entailscompete, vie, contendcompete for something
Caused bydrive inCause a run or runner to be scored
Narroweracescore an ace against
convertscore (a spare)
convertcomplete successfully
convertscore an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone
eagleShoot in two strokes under par
equalize, equalise, get evencompensate
have, get, makeachieve a point or goal
hole upscore a hole in one
homerhit a home run
kickmake a goal
parmake a score (on a hole) equal to par
shootscore
walkObtain a base on balls
Broadergain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain groundObtain advantages, such as points, etc.
Spanishanotar, marcar
Catalananotar, marcar
Nounshit(baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 9, perception
MeaningCause to experience suddenly.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example "An interesting idea hit her"
Synonymsstrike, come to
Similar toaffect, impress, move, strikeHave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
Spanishdar, ocurrir, toparse, topars
Catalandonar-se, ocórrer, topar
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 10, competition
Meaningmake a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymstrike
Narrowerchophit sharply
retaliate, strike backmake a counterattack and return like for like, especially evil for evil
slicehit a ball so that it causes a backspin
strokestrike a ball with a smooth blow
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Similar tohit, strikeaffect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
shoot, hit, piphit with a missile from a weapon
Spanishgolpear
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 11, social
Meaningkill intentionally and with premeditation.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot hit Sue
Synonymsmurder, slay, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove
Narrowerburkemurder without leaving a trace on the body
executemurder in a planned fashion
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishasesinar, borrar, cargarse, despachar, echarse, eliminar, matar, matar violentamente, quitar de enmedio
Catalanassassinar, carregar-se, eliminar, treure de'n mig
Nounshita murder carried out by an underworld syndicate
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 12, motion
MeaningDrive something violently into a location.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"he hit his fist on the table"
Synonymstrike
Narrowersmashhit violently
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 13, motion
MeaningReach a point in time, or a certain state or level.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The thermometer hit 100 degrees"
Synonymsreach, attain
Narrowerbreak evenattain a level at which there is neither gain nor loss, as in business, gambling, or a competitive sport
max outreach a maximum
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
Spanishalcanzar, llegar a, lograr
Catalanassolir
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 14, contact
Meaningproduce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstrike
Broadertouchmake physical contact with, come in contact with
Spanishtocar
Catalancopejar, pegar-se, pegar, topar, tustar, xocar
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 15, competition
Meaninghit the intended target or goal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Entailsaim, take, train, take aim, directPoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
Broadersucceed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goodsattain success or reach a desired goal / goal
Spanishpegar
Catalanpegar
Nounshittingthe act of contacting one thing with another
English > hit: 23 senses > verb 16, communication
Meaningpay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"He tries to hit on women in bars"
Broaderapproachmake advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion

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