hit hit  /ˈhɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
  2. (n) the act of contacting one thing with another
  3. (n) a conspicuous success
  4. (n) (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together
  5. (n) a dose of a narcotic drug
  6. (n) a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate
  7. (n) a connection made via the internet to another website
  8. (v) cause to move by striking
  9. (v) hit against; come into sudden contact with
  10. (v) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
  11. (v) reach a destination, either real or abstract
  12. (v) affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
  13. (v) hit with a missile from a weapon
  14. (v) encounter by chance
  15. (v) gain points in a game
  16. (v) cause to experience suddenly
  17. (v) make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
  18. (v) kill intentionally and with premeditation
  19. (v) drive something violently into a location
  20. (v) reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
  21. (v) produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
  22. (v) consume to excess
  23. (v) hit the intended target or goal
  24. (v) pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For example, the asteroid that hit 65 million years ago that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs caused a title wave that was probably a mile high when it hit the coast.
  2. Bush hit 53 in March; Clinton hit 51 within a month of his inauguration.
  3. With The Baader Meinhof Complex, the maverick film producer turns a painful German memory into an action hit and earns another nod from the Academy.

News

  1. Rays hit 3 homers off Lester, beat Red Sox

    Matt Joyce hit one of three homers off Jon Lester to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox 8-3 on Tuesday night.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ESPN

  2. Hit and run driver who hit teen at bus stop sentenced

    The driver involved in a hit and run that severely injured a 16-year-old girl last August has been sentenced to one year of probation by a judge.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC 7 Gulfshore News

  3. Hit The Floor: Tweet Of The Night

    The drama continues to unfold on Hit The Floor and as Ahsha processes her shocking daddy news Jelena stands by and watches in amusement. @OfficialEbony1 sums up last night’s juicy events in one perfect tweet. Check out last night’s featured Tweet Of The Night. Make sure to catch an all new episode of Hit The [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Vh1 Blog

Quotes

  1. "That's the most nervous I've been over a putt, probably," he said after his round. "It felt like when I brought the putter back and made a pretty good stroke, couldn't hit the putt any more solid and the ball couldn't have gone more in the...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: iseekgolf.com

  2. "The score is kind of the golden egg," Duval said. "You have to hit shots, you have to hit putts. Regardless of where it's done or who does it, it's amazing."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David Duval Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I'm not good at doing that stuff, usually I crash myself in the process. So I tried once and moved him. I'm like 'ok, I gotta hit him harder,' and the second time I moved him out of the way and got by him and was able to get going," Johnson said.
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: Yahoo! Sports (blog)

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