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Synonyms for hit

Synonyms for (noun) hit

Synonyms: hit Definition: (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball) Usage: he came all the way around on Williams' hit

Similar words: exploit, feat, effort Definition: a notable achievement Usage: he performed a great feat; the book was her finest effort

Synonyms: smash, smasher, strike, bang, hit Definition: a conspicuous success Usage: 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

Similar words: success Definition: an attainment that is successful Usage: his success in the marathon was unexpected; his new play was a great success

Synonyms: hit, hitting, striking Definition: the act of contacting one thing with another Usage: repeated hitting raised a large bruise; after three misses she finally got a hit

Similar words: touch, touching Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Synonyms: hit Definition: a connection made via the internet to another website Usage: WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide

Similar words: joining, connection, connexion Definition: the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication) Usage: the joining of hands around the table; there was a connection via the internet

Synonyms: hit Definition: a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate Usage: it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit

Similar words: execution, slaying, murder Definition: unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

Synonyms: hit Definition: a dose of a narcotic drug

Similar words: dosage, dose Definition: a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time

Synonyms: hit, collision Definition: (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together Usage: the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction

Similar words: impinging, striking, contact Definition: the physical coming together of two or more things Usage: contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull

Synonyms for (verb) hit

Synonyms: hit Definition: pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to Usage: He tries to hit on women in bars

Similar words: approach Definition: make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion Usage: I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters

Synonyms: hit, tally, rack up, score Definition: gain points in a game Usage: The home team scored many times; He hit a home run; He hit .300 in the past season

Similar words: make headway, win, pull ahead, get ahead, gain, gain ground, advance Definition: obtain advantages, such as points, etc. Usage: The home team was gaining ground; After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference

Synonyms: hit, strike Definition: make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target Usage: 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

Similar words: assail, attack Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

Synonyms: hit, pip, shoot Definition: hit with a missile from a weapon

Similar words: wound, injure Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to

Synonyms: hit Definition: hit the intended target or goal

Similar words: win, succeed, bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods Definition: attain success or reach a desired goal Usage: The enterprise succeeded; We succeeded in getting tickets to the show; she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

Synonyms: hit Definition: consume to excess Usage: hit the bottle

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

Synonyms: hit, strike Definition: affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely Usage: We were hit by really bad weather; He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager; The earthquake struck at midnight

Similar words: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon Definition: have an effect upon Usage: Will the new rules affect me?

Synonyms: strike, hit Definition: produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically Usage: The pianist strikes a middle C; strike `z' on the keyboard; her comments struck a sour note

Similar words: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: hit, impinge on, collide with, strike, run into Definition: hit against; come into sudden contact with Usage: The car hit a tree; He struck the table with his elbow

Similar words: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: hit Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument Usage: He hit her hard in the face

Similar words: touch Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband

Synonyms: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Similar words: impel, propel Definition: cause to move forward with force Usage: Steam propels this ship

Synonyms: hit, reach, attain Definition: reach a point in time, or a certain state or level Usage: The thermometer hit 100 degrees; This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour

Similar words: come, arrive, get Definition: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress Usage: She arrived home at 7 o'clock; She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight

Synonyms: strike, hit Definition: drive something violently into a location Usage: he hit his fist on the table; she struck her head on the low ceiling

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: stumble, hit Definition: encounter by chance Usage: I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant

Similar words: come by, come into Definition: obtain, especially accidentally

Synonyms: slay, dispatch, polish off, remove, bump off, hit, off, murder Definition: kill intentionally and with premeditation Usage: The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

Similar words: kill Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays