What does HIT mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hitnoun

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

    "he came all the way around on Williams' hit"

  2. hit, hitting, strikingnoun

    the act of contacting one thing with another

    "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"

  3. hit, smash, smasher, strike, bangnoun

    a conspicuous success

    "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"

  4. collision, hitnoun

    (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together

    "the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction"

  5. hitnoun

    a dose of a narcotic drug

  6. hitnoun

    a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate

    "it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit"

  7. hitverb

    a connection made via the internet to another website

    "WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide"

  8. hitverb

    cause to move by striking

    "hit a ball"

  9. hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide withverb

    hit against; come into sudden contact with

    "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"

  10. hitverb

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

    "He hit her hard in the face"

  11. reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gainverb

    reach a destination, either real or abstract

    "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"

  12. hit, strikeverb

    affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely

    "We were hit by really bad weather"; "He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager"; "The earthquake struck at midnight"

  13. shoot, hit, pipverb

    hit with a missile from a weapon

  14. stumble, hitverb

    encounter by chance

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

  15. score, hit, tally, rack upverb

    gain points in a game

    "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"

  16. hit, strike, come toverb

    cause to experience suddenly

    "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"

  17. strike, hitverb

    make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target

    "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"

  18. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, removeverb

    kill intentionally and with premeditation

    "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

  19. hit, strikeverb

    drive something violently into a location

    "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling"

  20. reach, hit, attainverb

    reach a point in time, or a certain state or level

    "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"

  21. strike, hitverb

    produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically

    "The pianist strikes a middle C"; "strike `z' on the keyboard"; "her comments struck a sour note"

  22. hitverb

    consume to excess

    "hit the bottle"

  23. hitverb

    hit the intended target or goal

  24. hitverb

    pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to

    "He tries to hit on women in bars"

GCIDE

  1. Hitnoun

    An act of murder performed for hire, esp. by a professional assassin.

  2. Hitnoun

    A stroke of success in an enterprise, as by a fortunate chance; as, he made a hit; esp. A performance, as a musical recording, movie, or play, which achieved great popularity or acclaim; also used of books or objects of commerce which become big sellers; as, the new notebook computer was a big hit with business travellers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hit

    it

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  2. Hit

    3d pers. sing. pres. of Hide, contracted from hideth

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  3. Hit

    of Hit

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  4. Hitverb

    to reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to reach or touch (an object aimed at)

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  5. Hitverb

    to reach or attain exactly; to meet according to the occasion; to perform successfully; to attain to; to accord with; to be conformable to; to suit

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  6. Hitverb

    to guess; to light upon or discover

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  7. Hitverb

    to take up, or replace by a piece belonging to the opposing player; -- said of a single unprotected piece on a point

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  8. Hitverb

    to meet or come in contact; to strike; to clash; -- followed by against or on

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  9. Hitverb

    to meet or reach what was aimed at or desired; to succeed, -- often with implied chance, or luck

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  10. Hitnoun

    a striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  11. Hitnoun

    a stroke of success in an enterprise, as by a fortunate chance; as, he made a hit

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  12. Hitnoun

    a peculiarly apt expression or turn of thought; a phrase which hits the mark; as, a happy hit

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  13. Hitnoun

    a game won at backgammon after the adversary has removed some of his men. It counts less than a gammon

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

  14. Hitnoun

    a striking of the ball; as, a safe hit; a foul hit; -- sometimes used specifically for a base hit

    Etymology: [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

Freebase

  1. Hit

    In baseball statistics, a hit, also called a base hit, is credited to a batter when the batter safely reaches first base after hitting the ball into fair territory, without the benefit of an error or a fielder's choice.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hit

    hit, v.t. to touch or strike: to reach: to suit: fit: conform to.—v.i. to come in contact: to chance luckily: to succeed:—pr.p. hit′ting; pa.t. and pa.p. hit.—n. a lucky chance, a surprising success: a stroke: a happy turn of thought or expression: at backgammon, a move that throws one of the opponent's men back to the entering point, a game won after one or two men are removed from the board.—n. Hit′ter.—adj. Hit′ty-miss′y, random, hap-hazard.—Hit below the belt, to deal a blow disallowable in the rules of the ring: to do an injury to another unfairly; Hit it off(with), to agree with some one; Hit off, to imitate, to describe; Hit-or-miss, reckless, hap-hazard; Hit out, to strike out with the fist; Hit the nail on the head (see Nail); Hit upon, to come upon, discover.—Hard hit, one gravely affected by some trouble, or by love. [A.S. hyttan, app. Ice. hitta, to light on, to find; Sw. hitta, to find, Dan. hitte, to hit upon.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. HIT

    A chance for first place, first base or first blood.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. hit

    To reach with a stroke or blow; especially, to reach or touch an object aimed at, as a mark; to strike or touch, usually with force. Also a striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke or blow that touches anything.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HIT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1202

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HIT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #976

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HIT' in Nouns Frequency: #2100

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HIT' in Verbs Frequency: #216

How to pronounce HIT?

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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HIT in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HIT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of HIT in a Sentence

  1. Bruno Le Maire:

    Before Biarritz, the threat was real, we were close to getting hit with a tariff on French wine ... After Biarritz the threat has receded, it hasn't been totally lifted but it is receding and it's going to depend on the work we get done with my American counterpart in the coming days.

  2. George Lucas:

    It's the first time I understood this was going to be a hit.

  3. Cassandra Madison:

    We hit it off right away. There was no trying to force a friendship or anything, our personalities are very similar, so it was very easy for us to just start hanging out.

  4. Alka Pradhan:

    They are still in freezing cells, they still have problems with food, and they are still being treated roughly or hit by the guards, recently, this past summer,( the detainees) had incredibly invasive genital searches.

  5. Sean Coleman:

    Managers who don't have redemption pressure are much better positioned in this market, it's extremely hard to sell low quality, and you're going to take a hit selling those credits in the current environment.

Images & Illustrations of HIT

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Translations for HIT

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  • ضربArabic
  • ўдара́ць, ўда́рыць, біць, пабі́цьBelarusian
  • у́дрям, улучвам, удрям, би́я, хит, шла́гер, ударBulgarian
  • আঘাত করাBengali
  • colpejar, encertar, xocar, pegar, batre, èxit, copCatalan, Valencian
  • udeřit, uhodit, trefit, praštit, hit, rána, úderCzech
  • битиOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
  • taroWelsh
  • slåDanish
  • knallen, abschlagen, schlagen, treffen, stoßen, morden, Hit, Treffer, Schlag, Erfolg, Hieb, Anschlag, Schlager, StoßGerman
  • χτυπώGreek
  • bati, frapi, trafi, bato, frapoEsperanto
  • dar, batir, acertar, pegar, chocar, golpear, golpe, acierto, éxitoSpanish
  • joBasque
  • زدن, ضربه, نتیجهPersian
  • mennä, kärsiä, käydä, vaikeuttaa, haitata, iskeä, tappaa, tulla, pistäytyä, murhata, lyödä, vahingoittaa, annos, lyönti, isku, hitti, menestys, satsiFinnish
  • hittFaroese
  • frapper, se taper, toucher, battre, coup sûr, hit, contrat, coup, taffe, frappe, tube, boufféeFrench
  • aimsighIrish
  • buail, buille, beum, bualadhScottish Gaelic
  • bater, golpearGalician
  • ard-speeideilysManx
  • הרביץ, פגע, מכהHebrew
  • मारनाHindi
  • üt, slágerHungarian
  • հարվածել, խփել, հարվածArmenian
  • frapar, frapoIdo
  • battere, picchiare, colpireItalian
  • 当てる, 叩く, 打つ, ヒット, 安打Japanese
  • რტყმა, დარტყმაGeorgian
  • соғу, ұруKazakh
  • វាយKhmer
  • 치다Korean
  • pello, battuoLatin
  • ຕີLao
  • smūgisLithuanian
  • sist, sitiensLatvian
  • бие, удираMacedonian
  • ရိုက်Burmese
  • treffen, raken, slaan, aanslag, hit, slag, stootDutch
  • treffe, slå, ramme, hit, slager, skudd, slag, anslagNorwegian
  • uderzać, uderzyć, uderzenie, przebój, hitPolish
  • bater, atingir, colidir, apagar, golpear, chocar-se, acertar, sucesso, assassínio, acerto, hit, golpe, batida, ataque, assassinatoPortuguese
  • maqayQuechua
  • batter, pitgar, freida, frida, cuolpRomansh
  • bate, lovi, lovitură, șlagărRomanian
  • поби́ть, стуча́ть, ударяться, уда́рить, бить, ударя́ть, сту́кнуть, удариться, шля́гер, уда́р, хитRussian
  • bȉti, zabiti, udariti, opizditiSerbo-Croatian
  • udrieť, biť, úderSlovak
  • udariti, bítiSlovene
  • träffa, slå, hit, slagSwedish
  • задан‍Tajik
  • ตีThai
  • vurmakTurkish
  • вда́рити, вдаря́ти, би́тиUkrainian
  • مارناUrdu
  • đánh, đậpVietnamese
  • flapön, leflapön, leflap, flapVolapük
  • 击中Chinese

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