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Definitions of HIT

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

  1. I reckon that, with her, hit'll end in talk, anyhow- hit always does. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  2. What did you hit her with? – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  3. You didn't try; it was because you didn't want to hit Miss Bray. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  4. 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
  5. One man only was hit. – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  6. 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
  7. I wonder whether I could hit master Rajah Murad at this distance? – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  8. " Never mind if you hit Damiao. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. Perhaps if we can hit it off at last with Ayala, then you would come. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  10. I'm pretty hard hit, and I want your help. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  11. If he had hit her he could not have astonished or hurt her more. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  12. Scott hit him again. – Feline Red by Robert Sampson
  13. Hard luck his being hit like that, after all the rest. – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  14. And what's more, I don't think you 're going to hit upon him to- day. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  15. " There you've hit it, miss! – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  16. " 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
  17. Another hit; What say you? – Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  18. " Hit show they got good sense. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
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