Definitions for hit

Definitions for (noun) hit

Main entry: hit

Definition: (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)

Usage: he came all the way around on Williams' hit

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: hit

Definition: a connection made via the internet to another website

Usage: WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide

Main entry: hit

Definition: a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate

Usage: it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit

Main entry: hit

Definition: a dose of a narcotic drug

Main entry: 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

Definitions for (verb) hit

Main entry: hit

Definition: pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to

Usage: He tries to hit on women in bars

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: hit, pip, shoot

Definition: hit with a missile from a weapon

Main entry: hit

Definition: hit the intended target or goal

Main entry: hit

Definition: consume to excess

Usage: hit the bottle

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face

Main entry: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball

Main entry: 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

Main entry: hit, make, gain, attain, arrive at, reach

Definition: reach a destination, either real or abstract

Usage: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: hit, strike, come to

Definition: cause to experience suddenly

Usage: 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

Main entry: stumble, hit

Definition: encounter by chance

Usage: I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant

Main entry: slay, dispatch, polish off, remove, bump off, hit, off, murder

Definition: kill intentionally and with premeditation

Usage: The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

Visual thesaurus for hit