What is hit?

  • (noun): A dose of a narcotic drug.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Hit may mean to strike someone or something to cause physical harm.

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Jimmy Connors - Playing Style
... Connors was taught to hit the ball on the rise by his teaching-pro mother, Gloria Connors, a technique he used to defeat the opposition in the early years ... shots (dinks, drop shots, and lobs) to hit ... was the norm, Björn Borg excepted, Connors was one of the few players to hit the ball flat, low, and predominantly from the baseline ...
Yidiny Language - Grammar
... The Yidiny language has a number of particles that change the meaning of an entire clause ... These, unlike other forms in the language, such as nouns, verbs and gender markers, have no grammatical case and take no tense inflections ...
Qinghe Special Steel Corporation Disaster - Reactions and Survivor Accounts
... shortly after the disaster in which he stated "It is the most serious accident to hit China's steel industry since 1949" ... gave this description of being burned by the steel "When the steel hit, it felt like being beaten by iron bars -- my brain went blank ... spilled instead of remaining in an upright ladle "As the ladle was falling, it hit a flatbed and tilted ...
... and the band released eleven Top 40 hits on the UK Singles Chart, including 1985's "Kayleigh", which reached No. 2 and became their biggest hit single ... The first album released with Hogarth, 1989's Seasons End, was a hit, and albums continued to chart well until the dissipation of the band's mainstream popularity in the late ...
The 5th Dimension - Career - Major Hits
... supplied the group with their breakthrough hit, "Up, Up and Away", a mid-1967 #7 hit that won five Grammy Awards ... The following year, the group scored major hit singles with "Stoned Soul Picnic" (U.S ... Later top 20 hits included 1970's "One Less Bell to Answer" (U.S ...

More definitions of "hit":

  • (noun): (physics) an brief event in which two or more bodies come together.
    Synonyms: collision
  • (verb): Encounter by chance.
    Synonyms: stumble
  • (verb): Gain points in a game.
    Example: "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
    Synonyms: score, tally, rack up
  • (verb): Drive something violently into a location.
    Example: "He hit his fist on the table"
    Synonyms: strike
  • (verb): Reach a destination, either real or abstract.
    Example: "We hit Detroit by noon"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
    Synonyms: reach, make, attain, arrive at, gain
  • (noun): (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball).
    Example: "He came all the way around on Williams' hit"
  • (verb): Cause to experience suddenly.
    Example: "An interesting idea hit her"
    Synonyms: strike, come to
  • (verb): Reach a point in time, or a certain state or level.
    Example: "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"
    Synonyms: reach, attain
  • (verb): Affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely.
    Example: "We were hit by really bad weather"
    Synonyms: strike
  • (verb): Cause to move by striking.
    Example: "Hit a ball"
  • (verb): Produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically.
    Synonyms: strike
  • (verb): Consume to excess.
    Example: "Hit the bottle"
  • (verb): Hit the intended target or goal.
  • (verb): Hit with a missile from a weapon.
    Synonyms: shoot, pip
  • (verb): Pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to.
    Example: "He tries to hit on women in bars"
  • (verb): Make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target.
    Synonyms: strike
  • (noun): A connection made via the internet to another website.
    Example: "WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide"
  • (noun): The act of contacting one thing with another.
    Example: "After three misses she finally got a hit"
    Synonyms: hitting, striking
  • (verb): Deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument.
    Example: "He hit her hard in the face"
  • (noun): A murder carried out by an underworld syndicate.
    Example: "It has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit"
  • (noun): A conspicuous success.
    Example: "That song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"
    Synonyms: smash, smasher, strike, bang

Famous quotes containing the word hit:

    Socrates, who was a perfect model in all great qualities, ... hit on a body and face so ugly and so incongruous with the beauty of his soul, he who was so madly in love with beauty.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    Attack is the reaction; I never think I have hit hard unless it rebounds.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    All womankind, from the highest to the lowest ... love jokes; the difficulty is to know how they choose to have them cut; and there is no knowing that, but by trying, as we do with our artillery in the field, by raising or letting down their breeches, till we hit the mark.
    Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)