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Definition of Hit

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.

Hit Quotations

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. - W. Clement Stone
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. - George S. Patton
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
George S. Patton

When I hit 16, I got a scooter to ride to school. It was bright pink, and I saw on the ownership papers that Jonathan Ross once owned it. My friends slated me for it because of the colour, but it was cool. My father used to ride, and my mother's boyfriend has a bike, so we're a bit of a biker family.
Thomas Sangster

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Look at the darkest hit musicals - Cabaret, West Side Story, Carousel - they are exuberant experiences. They send you out of the theater filled with music.
John Lithgow
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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
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