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1. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] cause to move by striking.

Synonyms

  • double
  • drive
  • slice
  • whang
  • racket
  • propel
  • volley
  • ground
  • carry
  • triple
  • hole
  • cannon
  • pop
  • bunker
  • hook
  • smash
  • snick
  • loft
  • hole out
  • foul
  • backhand
  • follow through
  • drag a bunt
  • impel
  • pitch
  • toe
  • top
  • ground out
  • pull
  • play
  • single
  • dribble
  • clap
  • undercut
  • bunt
  • shell
  • connect
  • putt
  • bounce
  • shoot
  • kill
  • croquet
  • heel
  • fly
  • shank

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • get off
  • unhitch
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Hit

  • transmit
  • resubmit
  • presplit
  • recommit
  • readmit
  • clampitt
  • submit
  • mcnitt
  • boblitt
  • unfit
  • splitt
  • split
  • savitt
  • remit
  • refit
  • politte
  • permit
  • legit
  • lafitte
  • laffitte
  • it-wit
  • gillett
  • dewitt
  • devitt
  • davitt
  • commit
  • burditt
  • befit
  • admit
  • acquit

Sentences with hit


1. Verb, base form
To a beginner, this might seem like a lot of different clubs just to hit one little ball.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
We all know that some people hit it off, while others lock horns like rutting deer.

3. Verb, past tense
Golfers hit a putt with their wrists straight and the club low to the ground.

4. Noun, singular or mass
Not getting a hit doesn't mean the gun isn't stolen, however.

5. Verb, past participle
Head injuries happen when a boxer gets hit in the head.

Quotes about hit


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

2. In everything I write, I'm always striving to hit the right mix of light and darkness, humor and pain, fun and seriousness.
- Greg van Eekhout

3. I still haven't found the humor in getting hit by a cement truck. My knees still hurt when I think about it, so no jokes about that yet.
- Adam DeVine

2. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument.

Synonyms

  • bludgeon
  • buffet
  • fustigate
  • club
  • poke
  • slog
  • pound
  • nail
  • cudgel
  • bonk
  • conk
  • touch
  • whap
  • bop
  • slam
  • pop
  • bang
  • buff
  • hook
  • smash
  • pitch into
  • pummel
  • smite
  • swat
  • swipe
  • crack
  • thump
  • bat
  • lay into
  • boom
  • whack
  • swig
  • bean
  • thwack
  • sandbag
  • cosh
  • slug
  • pommel
  • wallop
  • clap
  • lace into
  • get
  • bash
  • brain
  • smack
  • tear into
  • cut
  • belt
  • blast
  • kick
  • lam into
  • sock
  • wham
  • stun
  • catch
  • whop
  • punch
  • plug
  • biff

Antonyms

  • unbelt
  • undershoot
  • praise
  • cheer

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] hit against; come into sudden contact with.

Synonyms

  • clash
  • thud
  • glance
  • touch
  • stub
  • run into
  • bang
  • jar against
  • bottom
  • knock against
  • bump into
  • knock
  • rear-end
  • bottom out
  • collide with
  • collide
  • broadside
  • connect
  • strike
  • bump
  • spang
  • spat
  • impinge on
  • butt against

Antonyms

  • erase
  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. hit

noun. ['ˈhɪt'] (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball).

Synonyms

  • base hit
  • exploit
  • feat
  • safety

Antonyms

  • spread
  • divide
  • ride
  • idle

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] hit with a missile from a weapon.

Synonyms

  • grass
  • injure
  • kneecap
  • strike
  • blast
  • shoot
  • pip
  • gun down

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • go
  • take away
  • repel

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] reach a destination, either real or abstract.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • surmount
  • summit
  • ground
  • access
  • arrive at
  • peak
  • find
  • locomote
  • get at
  • culminate
  • top
  • move
  • bottom out
  • go
  • run aground
  • catch up
  • breast
  • reach
  • attain
  • make
  • gain
  • get through
  • come through
  • travel

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • top out
  • straighten
  • unequivocal

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely.

Synonyms

  • bear on
  • impact
  • touch on
  • affect
  • bear upon
  • touch

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • strengthen
  • malfunction
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] encounter by chance.

Synonyms

  • come into
  • stumble

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • lack
  • precede

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] gain points in a game.

Synonyms

  • tally
  • hole up
  • eagle
  • have
  • score
  • rack up
  • win
  • homer
  • gain ground
  • ace
  • get even
  • convert
  • compete
  • pull ahead
  • get ahead
  • equalise
  • get
  • contend
  • make headway
  • par
  • equalize
  • make
  • kick
  • gain
  • shoot
  • vie
  • advance

Antonyms

  • work
  • boo
  • disapprove
  • lose

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. hit

verb. ['ˈhɪt'] cause to experience suddenly.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • come to
  • affect
  • move

Antonyms

  • attract
  • ground stroke
  • disconnect
  • figure

Etymology

  • hit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hit (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hittan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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