hit

Definition (noun): (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)

Example: he came all the way around on Williams’ hit

Definition (noun): the act of contacting one thing with another

Example: repeated hitting raised a large bruise

Definition (noun): the act of contacting one thing with another

Example: after three misses she finally got a hit

Definition (noun): a conspicuous success

Example: that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career

Definition (noun): a conspicuous success

Example: that new Broadway show is a real smasher

Definition (noun): a conspicuous success

Example: the party went with a bang

Definition (noun): (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together

Example: the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction

Definition (noun): a dose of a narcotic drug

Definition (noun): a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate

Example: it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit

Definition (noun): a connection made via the internet to another website

Example: WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide

Definition (verb): cause to move by striking

Example: hit a ball

Definition (verb): hit against; come into sudden contact with

Example: The car hit a tree

Definition (verb): hit against; come into sudden contact with

Example: He struck the table with his elbow

Definition (verb): deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Example: He hit her hard in the face

Definition (verb): reach a destination, either real or abstract

Example: We hit Detroit by noon

Definition (verb): reach a destination, either real or abstract

Example: The water reached the doorstep

Definition (verb): reach a destination, either real or abstract

Example: We barely made it to the finish line

Definition (verb): reach a destination, either real or abstract

Example: I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts

Definition (verb): affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely

Example: We were hit by really bad weather

Definition (verb): affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely

Example: He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager

Definition (verb): affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely

Example: The earthquake struck at midnight

Definition (verb): hit with a missile from a weapon

Definition (verb): encounter by chance

Example: I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant

Definition (verb): gain points in a game

Example: The home team scored many times

Definition (verb): gain points in a game

Example: He hit a home run

Definition (verb): gain points in a game

Example: He hit .300 in the past season

Definition (verb): cause to experience suddenly

Example: Panic struck me

Definition (verb): cause to experience suddenly

Example: An interesting idea hit her

Definition (verb): cause to experience suddenly

Example: A thought came to me

Definition (verb): cause to experience suddenly

Example: The thought struck terror in our minds

Definition (verb): cause to experience suddenly

Example: They were struck with fear

Definition (verb): make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target

Example: The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939

Definition (verb): make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target

Example: We must strike the enemy’s oil fields

Definition (verb): make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target

Example: in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2

Definition (verb): kill intentionally and with premeditation

Example: The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

Definition (verb): drive something violently into a location

Example: he hit his fist on the table

Definition (verb): drive something violently into a location

Example: she struck her head on the low ceiling

Definition (verb): reach a point in time, or a certain state or level

Example: The thermometer hit 100 degrees

Definition (verb): reach a point in time, or a certain state or level

Example: This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour

Definition (verb): produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments

Example: The pianist strikes a middle C

Definition (verb): produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments

Example: strike `z’ on the keyboard

Definition (verb): hit the intended target or goal

Definition (verb): pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to

Example: He tries to hit on women in bars