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Definitions of HIT

  1. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Hide, contracted from hideth.
  2. of Hit
  3. To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to reach or touch ( an object aimed at).
  4. 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.
  5. To guess; to light upon or discover.
  6. A striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything.
  7. A stroke of success in an enterprise, as by a fortunate chance; as, he made a hit.
  8. A peculiarly apt expression or turn of thought; a phrase which hits the mark; as, a happy hit.
  9. A game won at backgammon after the adversary has removed some of his men. It counts less than a gammon.
  10. To take up, or replace by a piece belonging to the opposing player; - said of a single unprotected piece on a point.
  11. To meet or come in contact; to strike; to clash; - followed by against or on.
  12. To meet or reach what was aimed at or desired; to succeed, - often with implied chance, or luck.
  13. A striking of the ball; as, a safe hit; a foul hit; - sometimes used specifically for a base hit.
  14. having become very popular or acclaimed; - said of entertainment performances; as, a hit record, a hit movie.
  15. To strike; give a blow to; touch ( the mark); attain to; sult.
  16. To clash or collide; succeed.
  17. A stroke or blow; a lucky event; appropriate remark.
  18. Hit.
  19. Hitting.
  20. To light on that which is aimed at: to touch or strike: to reach: to suit.
  21. To come in contact: to chance luckily: to succeed:- pr. p. hitting; pa. t. and pa. p. hit.
  22. HITTER.
  23. A lighting upon: a lucky chance: a stroke: a happy turn of thought or expression.
  24. A blow; chance; happy turn.
  25. To strike; suit.
  26. To strike; get or catch cleverly.
  27. To strike together; clash; also, to attain one's aim; happen; conform; suit.
  28. A stroke; blow; a repartee; stroke of luck.
  29. A stroke; a chance; a lucky chance; a happy remark. To hit off, to strike out; to represent or describe exactly. To hit on, to light on; to come to or fall on by chance.
  30. To strike, touch, or attain to, specially what is aimed at; to suit.
  31. To strike; to come in contact; to succeed; to suit.
  32. It.
  33. To touch or strike with or without force; to touch, as a mark; to succeed; to chance luckily; to light on.
  34. A stroke; a chance; a lucky chance; a happy conception.
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Quotes of HIT

  1. The Cruise missiles do not frighten anyone. We are catching them like fish in a river. I mean here that over the past two days, we managed to shoot down 196 missiles before they hit their target. – Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
  2. My favorite show is America's Funniest Home Videos. People will get hit on the head and I feel bad cause I'm laughing my head off! – Corbin Bleu
  3. Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car. – Doug Coupland
  4. I loved to make a great defensive play, I'd rather do that than hit a home run. – Bill Dickey
  5. Getting hit motivates me. It makes me punish the guy more. A fighter takes a punch, hits back with three punches. – Roberto Duran
  6. When a show becomes a mega hit internationally, you lose a lot of privacy, you become a hider. It's not a human condition we are exposed to very often. – Steve Kanaly
  7. Another misconception is that an order is canceled when you hit 'cancel' on your computer. But, the fact is it's canceled only when the market gets the cancellation. – Arthur Levitt
  8. For me, it's a bigger challenge, it's much harder to do and much more rewarding to do well, then just to think up stuff of your own, hit or miss, because you've got to see to it that you don't torpedo any of his punch lines. – Humphrey Lyttelton
  9. If a terrorist group wanted to hit Britain, all they'd have to do is kill 100 random celebrities. The country would have a nervous breakown. – Chris Morris
  10. I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I hit the stage I just sensed freedom. I sensed here's a place that I can have all the experiences of life and not feel uncomfortable about it. – Nick Nolte
  11. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. – George S. Patton
  12. Flying is awful, there's nothing to do when you're up in the air. I bloat up, my skin gets dry, and when we hit turbulence, I'm terrified. – Daniela Pestova
  13. A hit for me is if I enjoy the movie, if I personally enjoy the movie. – Ridley Scott
  14. Puberty hit me very hard, and I basically had no use for school once I discovered the guitar. – Rick Springfield
  15. I've been around for such a long time. My first hit record was over 20 years ago and the people who bought my records then are married now and they probably still play these records and their children like them. – Bonnie Tyler

Usage examples for HIT

  1. " There you've hit it, miss! – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  2. One man only was hit – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  3. If he had hit her he could not have astonished or hurt her more. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  4. I'm pretty hard hit and I want your help. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  5. Another hit What say you? – Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  6. And what's more, I don't think you 're going to hit upon him to- day. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  7. " Hit show they got good sense. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  8. " Never mind if you hit Damiao. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. " I suppose I don't understand," said Jeff, " but I know I was hard hit – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  10. Hard luck his being hit like that, after all the rest. – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  11. Anyway, he has hit it with this one. – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  12. I reckon that, with her, hit'll end in talk, anyhow- hit always does. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  13. I wonder whether I could hit master Rajah Murad at this distance? – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  14. I know- I've seen men like that sometimes when some trouble hit 'em hard and unexpected. – Lonesome Land by B. M. Bower
  15. Best out of ten, I said to myself; if I hit we get off, if I don't hit we are done for. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  16. You didn't try; it was because you didn't want to hit Miss Bray. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  17. Scott hit him again. – Feline Red by Robert Sampson
  18. Perhaps if we can hit it off at last with Ayala, then you would come. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  19. What did you hit her with? – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  20. If I hadn't made eyes at you- in fact, if I hadn't tried to catch you, would Sans- Cravate have hit you? – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock

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