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Definition of Hit


  1. It.
  2. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Hide, contracted from hideth.
  3. of Hit
  4. To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to reach or touch (an object aimed at).
  5. 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.
  6. To guess; to light upon or discover.
  7. To take up, or replace by a piece belonging to the opposing player; -- said of a single unprotected piece on a point.
  8. To meet or come in contact; to strike; to clash; -- followed by against or on.
  9. To meet or reach what was aimed at or desired; to succeed, -- often with implied chance, or luck.
  10. A striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything.
  11. A stroke of success in an enterprise, as by a fortunate chance; as, he made a hit.
  12. A peculiarly apt expression or turn of thought; a phrase which hits the mark; as, a happy hit.
  13. A game won at backgammon after the adversary has removed some of his men. It counts less than a gammon.
  14. A striking of the ball; as, a safe hit; a foul hit; -- sometimes used specifically for a base hit.
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Hit Translations

hit in Afrikaans is klap, tref
hit in Dutch is slaan, kloppen, houwen, klappen
hit in Italian is picchiare
hit in Latin is infligo inflixi inflictum, offendo, Ico
hit in Portuguese is bater, batida
hit in Spanish is batido