hit

hit
1. verb
1)

she hit her child

Syn:
strike, slap, smack, spank, cuff, punch, thump, swat; beat, thrash, batter, pound, pummel, box someone's ears; whip, flog, cane; informal whack, wallop, bash, bop, clout, clip, clobber, sock, swipe, crown, beat the living daylights out of, knock someone around, belt, tan, lay into, let someone have it, deck, floor, slug; literary smite
2)

a car hit the barrier

Syn:
crash into, run into, smash into, smack into, knock into, bump into, plow into, collide with, meet head-on, impact
3) informal

spending will hit $180 million

Syn:
reach, touch, arrive at, rise to, climb to
4)

it hit me that I had forgotten

Syn:
occur to, strike, dawn on, come to; enter one's head, cross one's mind, come to mind, spring to one's mind
2. noun
1)

he received a hit from behind

Syn:
blow, thump, punch, knock, bang, cuff, slap, smack, spank, tap, crack, stroke, welt, karate chop; impact, collision, bump, crash; informal whack, thwack, wallop, bash, belt, clout, sock, swipe, clip, slug
2)

he directed many big hits

Syn:
success, box-office success, sellout, winner, triumph, sensation; best seller; informal smash, smash hit, megahit, knockout, crowd-pleaser, chart-topper, chart-buster, wow, biggie, number one
Ant:
failure

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  • hit — [hit] vt. hit, hitting [ME hitten < OE hittan < ON hitta, to hit upon, meet with < IE base * keid , to fall > Welsh cwydd, a fall] 1. to come against, usually with force; strike [the car hit the tree] 2. to give a blow to; strike;… …   English World dictionary

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  • Hit — and the acronym HIT may refer to:;Science/Engineering * Homogeneous Isotropic Turbulence, Fluid Dynamics ;Sport * Hit (baseball) * High intensity training, a form of strength training;Music * Hit (album), by Peter Gabriel * Hits (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Hit — Hit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hit}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hitting}.] [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.] 1. To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to reach or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hit — Hit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hit}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hitting}.] [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.] 1. To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to reach or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hit — Hit, n. 1. A striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything. [1913 Webster] So he the famed Cilician fencer praised, And, at each hit, with wonder seems amazed. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A stroke of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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