What does hitting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. hittingnoun

    A series of hits or blows directed at a person or object.

  2. hittingnoun

    The skill of hitting.


  1. hitting

    Hitting refers to the act of coming into violent contact with something; to strike forcefully or deliberately. It can also refer to achieving or reaching a particular level, point or target. This action can relate to various contexts like sports, success achievements, or physical assault.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hitting

    of Hit

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    Rank popularity for the word 'hitting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4537

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hitting in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hitting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of hitting in a Sentence

  1. Guard Kevin Anderson:

    As soon as we started appreciating it, they started hitting 3s, i think we appreciated it too long.

  2. Avi Kaner:

    It is unconscionable that the egg industry has doubled prices because of increased demand. It is hitting low-income New Yorkers the hardest, as so many have lost their jobs working in restaurants and hotels.

  3. Brian Kemp:

    As home prices skyrocket across the country, local property tax bills here in Georgia are hitting homeowners especially hard, for families struggling to make ends meet, I know that higher bills in the mail can force cutting back on other household necessities. For young Georgians just getting settled into their first home or parents who are sending their kids off to college, unforeseen jumps in property values and local tax bills over the last year only add to the uncertain times that we are in.

  4. Donald Trump:

    There has never been more money spent on hitting somebody than was spent on me, every single one who's attacked me is gone, and I'm very proud of that, because that's what we should have for our country.

  5. Katie Fitzgerald:

    It's the speed that this is hitting us that is making it so difficult to contend with, the current inventories that we have in place were not designed to serve the numbers of people who need help now.

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    A ectomorphic
    B ultimo
    C soft-witted
    D appellative

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