Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hit

7 senses of hit

Sense 1
hit -- ((baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball); "he came all the way around on Williams' hit")
       => feat, effort, exploit -- (a notable achievement; "he performed a great feat"; "the book was her finest effort")

Sense 2
hit, hitting, striking -- (the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit")
       => touch, touching -- (the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights")

Sense 3
hit, smash, smasher, strike, bang -- (a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang")
       => success -- (an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success")

Sense 4
collision, hit -- ((physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together; "the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction")
       => contact, impinging, striking -- (the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull")

Sense 5
hit -- (a dose of a narcotic drug)
       => dose, dosage -- (a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time)

Sense 6
hit -- (a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate; "it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit")
       => murder, slaying, execution -- (unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being)

Sense 7
hit -- (a connection made via the internet to another website; "WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide")
       => joining, connection, connexion -- (the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication); "the joining of hands around the table"; "there was a connection via the internet")

Antonyms of verb hit

1 of 17 senses of hit

Sense 2
hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with -- (hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow")
       Antonym of miss (Sense 7)
      => miss -- (fail to reach; "The arrow missed the target")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hit

17 senses of hit

Sense 1
hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")
       => propel, impel -- (cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship")

Sense 2
hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with -- (hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow")
       => touch -- (make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband")

Sense 3
hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")
       => touch -- (make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband")

Sense 4
reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain -- (reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts")

Sense 5
hit, strike -- (affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely; "We were hit by really bad weather"; "He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager"; "The earthquake struck at midnight")
       => affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch -- (have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?")

Sense 6
shoot, hit, pip -- (hit with a missile from a weapon)
       => injure, wound -- (cause injuries or bodily harm to)

Sense 7
stumble, hit -- (encounter by chance; "I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant")
       => come by, come into -- (obtain, especially accidentally)

Sense 8
score, hit, tally, rack up -- (gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season")
       => gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground -- (obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference")

Sense 9
hit, strike, come to -- (cause to experience suddenly; "Panic struck me"; "An interesting idea hit her"; "A thought came to me"; "The thought struck terror in our minds"; "They were struck with fear")

Sense 10
strike, hit -- (make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target; "The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939"; "We must strike the enemy's oil fields"; "in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2")
       => attack, assail -- (launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week")

Sense 11
murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove -- (kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered")
       => kill -- (cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays")

Sense 12
hit, strike -- (drive something violently into a location; "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 13
reach, hit, attain -- (reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour")
       => arrive, get, come -- (reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight")

Sense 14
strike, hit -- (produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically; "The pianist strikes a middle C"; "strike `z' on the keyboard"; "her comments struck a sour note")
       => touch -- (make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband")

Sense 15
hit -- (consume to excess; "hit the bottle")
       => consume, ingest, take in, take, have -- (serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee")

Sense 16
hit -- (hit the intended target or goal)
       => succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods -- (attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won")

Sense 17
hit -- (pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to; "He tries to hit on women in bars")
       => approach -- (make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion; "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters")

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