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'hit' - used as a noun
1. (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
he came all the way around on Williams' hit
2. the act of contacting one thing with another
after three misses she finally got a hit
3. a conspicuous success
that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career
4. (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together
5. a dose of a narcotic drug
6. a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate
it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit
7. a connection made via the internet to another website
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'hit' - used as a verb
8. cause to move by striking
hit a ball
9. hit against; come into sudden contact with
The car hit a tree
10. affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
We were hit by really bad weather
11. deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
He hit her hard in the face
12. reach a destination, either real or abstract
We hit Detroit by noon
I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts
13. reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
The thermometer hit 100 degrees
14. hit with a missile from a weapon
15. cause to experience suddenly
An interesting idea hit her
16. make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
17. hit the intended target or goal
18. produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
19. encounter by chance
20. gain points in a game
He hit a home run
He hit .300 in the past season
21. consume to excess
hit the bottle
22. kill intentionally and with premeditation
23. drive something violently into a location
he hit his fist on the table
24. pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to
He tries to hit on women in bars

derived forms
1. Hit / Plural
2. Hit / Past
3. Hit / Third Person
4. Hit / Present Participle
Variations of 'hit'
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