Associations to the word «Hit»

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HIT, verb. (heading) (physical) To strike.
HIT, verb. (transitive) To administer a blow to, directly or with a weapon or missile.
HIT, verb. (transitive) To come into contact with forcefully and suddenly.
HIT, verb. (transitive) (slang) To kill a person, usually on the instructions of a third party.
HIT, verb. (transitive) (military) To attack, especially amphibiously.
HIT, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To briefly visit.
HIT, verb. (transitive) (informal) To encounter.
HIT, verb. (heading) To attain, to achieve.
HIT, verb. (transitive) (informal) To reach or achieve.
HIT, verb. (intransitive) To meet or reach what was aimed at or desired; to succeed, often by luck.
HIT, verb. To guess; to light upon or discover.
HIT, verb. (transitive) To affect negatively.
HIT, verb. (heading) (games) To make a play.
HIT, verb. (transitive) (cards) In blackjack, to deal a card to.
HIT, verb. (intransitive) (baseball) To come up to bat.
HIT, verb. (backgammon) To take up, or replace by a piece belonging to the opposing player; said of a single unprotected piece on a point.
HIT, verb. (transitive) (computing) (programming) To use; to connect to.
HIT, verb. (transitive) (US) (slang) To have sex with.
HIT, verb. (transitive) (US) (slang) To inhale an amount of smoke from a narcotic substance, particularly marijuana
HIT, noun. A blow; a punch; a striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything.
HIT, noun. A success, especially in the entertainment industry.
HIT, noun. An attack on a location, person or people.
HIT, noun. In the game of Battleship, a correct guess at where one's opponent ship is.
HIT, noun. (computing) (Internet) The result of a search of a computer system or of a search engine
HIT, noun. (Internet) A measured visit to a web site, a request for a single file from a web server.
HIT, noun. An approximately correct answer in a test set.
HIT, noun. (baseball) The complete play, when the batter reaches base without the benefit of a walk, error, or fielder’s choice.
HIT, noun. (colloquial) A dose of an illegal or addictive drug.
HIT, noun. A premeditated murder done for criminal or political purposes.
HIT, noun. (dated) A peculiarly apt expression or turn of thought; a phrase which hits the mark.
HIT, noun. A game won at backgammon after the adversary has removed some of his men. It counts for less than a gammon.
HIT, pronoun. (dialectal) it.
HIT, noun. Acronym of high-intensity interval training.
HIT, noun. Acronym of high-intensity training.
HIT, noun. Abbreviation of hyperspectral imaging technique. or Abbreviation of hyper-spectral imaging technique.
HIT A HOME RUN, verb. (baseball) To hit a ball during an at-bat that results in all runners on base and the hitter scoring runs; the best result of an at-bat.
HIT A HOME RUN, verb. (figuratively) To achieve the best possible result.
HIT A HOME RUN, verb. To engage in genital intercourse.
HIT A NERVE, verb. Alternative form of touch a nerve
HIT A RAW NERVE, verb. Alternative form of touch a nerve
HIT A SIX, verb. (cricket) To hit the ball hard enough to go out of the boundary of the field, thereby scoring the maximum of six runs
HIT A SNAG, verb. (idiomatic) To encounter an unexpected problem or delay.
HIT ABOVE ONE'S WEIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) Alternative form of punch above one's weight
HIT AND RAN, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of hit and run
HIT AND RUN, noun. (legal) The crime of causing an accident, as with a motor vehicle, and leaving without acknowledging responsibility.
HIT AND RUN, noun. (baseball) A play in baseball where the baserunners leave their base before the batter hits the ball, assuming that the batter will in fact hit the ball and this will give them an advantage.
HIT AND RUN, noun. (military) The military technique of attacking one place and then quickly moving to another before defenders can react.
HIT AND RUN, verb. To hit something or someone with a vehicle and leave the scene of the incident.
HIT AND RUN, verb. To join a poker game, quickly win several hands, then leave.
HIT AND RUNS, noun. Plural of hit and run
HIT BACK, verb. To retaliate
HIT BATSMAN, noun. (baseball) A batter who is hit by a pitched ball, and is awarded first base as a result.
HIT BATSMEN, noun. Plural of hit batsman
HIT BELOW ONE'S WEIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) Alternative form of punch below one's weight
HIT BY PITCH, noun. Alternative spelling of hit-by-pitch
HIT COUNTER, noun. (Internet) A numerical display on a web page indicating the number of times the page has been accessed.
HIT COUNTERS, noun. Plural of hit counter
HIT HOME, verb. (idiomatic) To be especially memorable, meaningful, or significant; to be fully understood, believed or appreciated.
HIT IT AND QUIT IT, verb. (slang) To have a sexual encounter for physical gratification, and part company with the other partner immediately thereafter; to have a quickie one-night stand.
HIT IT BIG, verb. (idiomatic) To have great success
HIT IT OFF, verb. (idiomatic) To develop an amicable relationship (with), especially in a sudden manner during an initial encounter.
HIT IT UP, verb. (idiomatic) To develop an amicable relationship (with), especially in a sudden manner during an initial encounter.
HIT LIST, noun. A roster of potential victims, especially a list of people to be killed.
HIT LIST, noun. A similar list of people to be approached for a charitable donation.
HIT LISTS, noun. Plural of hit list
HIT MAN, noun. Someone who kills for a living; a hired assassin.
HIT MEN, noun. Plural of hit man
HIT OFF, verb. (dated) To describe with quick characteristic strokes.
HIT OFF THE LINE, verb. (hunting) Of a hound, to pick up the scent of a quarry after a check.
HIT ON, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To flirt with; to approach and speak to (someone), seeking romance, love, sex, etc.
HIT ON, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To discover, pinpoint; to think up; to realize; to invent.
HIT ON ALL CYLINDERS, verb. Alternative form of fire on all cylinders
HIT ONE OUT OF THE BALLPARK, verb. (baseball) To hit a fair ball so well that the ball flies over all of the spectators' seats and lands outside the stadium.
HIT ONE OUT OF THE BALLPARK, verb. (idiomatic) (by extension) To produce a spectacular achievement.
HIT ONE'S STRIDE, verb. When walking or running, to reach a full or comfortable pace
HIT ONE'S STRIDE, verb. (idiomatic) to reach a full level of efficiency, competence, comfort, etc.; to get going
HIT OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To react viciously (towards someone/something).
HIT OUT, verb. (obsolete) To perform by good luck.
HIT PARADE, noun. A list of the most popular songs at the moment.
HIT PARADE, noun. (baseball) Many hits in a row scored by one team.
HIT PARADES, noun. Plural of hit parade
HIT PAYDIRT, verb. (idiomatic) To strike it rich; to get lucky or have a big break.
HIT POINT, noun. (gaming) A unit of damage, used to specify the amount of damage a character can withstand before it is defeated.
HIT POINT, noun. (computer graphics) In ray tracing, the point in a scene at which a ray strikes an object.
HIT POINTS, noun. Plural of hit point
HIT SOMEONE FOR SIX, verb. (idiomatic) To affect in a devastating way by some unexpected news.
HIT SOMEONE FOR SIX, verb. To hit another person very hard.
HIT TEST, noun. The test used in collision detection to determine whether two objects are touching.
HIT TESTS, noun. Plural of hit test
HIT THE BALL TWICE, noun. (cricket) A rule ("law" in cricket) which when invoked results in the dismissal of a batsman (out), whereby the batsman has deliberately hit the ball with his bat a second time for a reason other than to protect his wicket.
HIT THE BALL TWICE, adverb. In accordance with this rule against hitting the ball a second time.
HIT THE BIG TIME, verb. (idiomatic) To become successful and widely known.
HIT THE BOOKS, verb. (idiomatic) To study, especially with particular intensity.
HIT THE BOTTLE, verb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) To drink alcohol steadily and in excess, particularly in response to a setback.
HIT THE BRICKS, verb. (idiomatic) To travel about, especially on foot.
HIT THE BRICKS, verb. (idiomatic) To leave or depart; to get out.
HIT THE BRICKS, verb. (idiomatic) To participate in a workplace strike or other job action; to participate in a public protest, especially one involving picketing.
HIT THE BUFFERS, verb. (idiomatic) To stop suddenly and unexpectedly
HIT THE CEILING, verb. Alternative form of hit the roof
HIT THE DECK, verb. (informal) To drop to a lying or other low position, especially quickly.
HIT THE DIRT, verb. To drop suddenly to the ground.
HIT THE FAN, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To have a dramatic, usually negative, effect.
HIT THE GAS, verb. (idiomatic) To go; go faster.
HIT THE GROUND RUNNING, verb. (idiomatic) To begin an activity immediately and with full commitment.
HIT THE HAY, verb. (idiomatic) To go to bed.
HIT THE HEAD, verb. (US) (slang) to urinate or defecate; to go to the bathroom
HIT THE HEADLINES, verb. (idiomatic) To appear prominently in the news, especially on the front page.
HIT THE JACKPOT, verb. (idiomatic) To receive a more favorable outcome than imagined, especially by good luck.
HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see hit,‎ nail,‎ head.
HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD, verb. (idiomatic) To identify something exactly; to arrive at exactly the right answer.
HIT THE NET, verb. (football) To score a goal.
HIT THE PAVEMENT, verb. (idiomatic) To travel on foot, as on a sidewalk.
HIT THE PAVEMENT, verb. (idiomatic) To travel or begin to move in an automobile or other road vehicle.
HIT THE ROAD, verb. (idiomatic) To begin traveling in an automobile or other road vehicle.
HIT THE ROAD, verb. (idiomatic) To leave a place; to go away.
HIT THE ROCK, verb. (idiomatic) To use crack cocaine.
HIT THE ROCK, verb. (idiomatic) To make a gesture to show celebration, friendship, or to be part of a secret handshake by one person raising their fist so the fist is pointing at the person and the other person lightly punches the fist.
HIT THE ROCKS, verb. (idiomatic) To be at a low point in one's pursuits.
HIT THE ROOF, verb. (idiomatic) To be explosively angry; to lose one's temper.
HIT THE SACK, verb. (idiomatic) To go to bed.
HIT THE SHELVES, verb. To become available for purchase
HIT THE SILK, verb. (slang) To parachute (use a parachute).
HIT THE SKIDS, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) to fail; decline
HIT THE SPOT, verb. (idiomatic) To be particularly pleasing or appropriate; to be just right.
HIT THE TRAIL, verb. (idiomatic) To leave or depart.
HIT THE WALL, verb. To experience sudden fatigue as a result of glycogen depletion, e.g. when cycling.
HIT UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To contact with a request or demand.
HIT UP, verb. (intransitive) to take an intoxicating drug.
HIT UPON, verb. To address.
HIT UPON, verb. (idiomatic) To think of; to invent; to realize.
HIT WICKET, adverb. (cricket) Describing a method of dismissal of a batsman (out) in which the batsman hits his own wicket either with the bat or his body, usually while attempting to play the ball.

Dictionary definition

HIT, noun. (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball); "he came all the way around on Williams' hit".
HIT, noun. The act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit".
HIT, noun. 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".
HIT, noun. (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".
HIT, noun. A dose of a narcotic drug.
HIT, noun. A murder carried out by an underworld syndicate; "it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit".
HIT, noun. A connection made via the internet to another website; "WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide".
HIT, verb. Cause to move by striking; "hit a ball".
HIT, verb. Hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow".
HIT, verb. Deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face".
HIT, verb. 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".
HIT, verb. 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".
HIT, verb. Hit with a missile from a weapon.
HIT, verb. Encounter by chance; "I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant".
HIT, verb. Gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season".
HIT, verb. 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".
HIT, verb. 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".
HIT, verb. Kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered".
HIT, verb. Drive something violently into a location; "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling".
HIT, verb. 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".
HIT, verb. 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".
HIT, verb. Consume to excess; "hit the bottle".
HIT, verb. Hit the intended target or goal.
HIT, verb. Pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to; "He tries to hit on women in bars".

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