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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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Words that Rhyme with Hit The Books

  • overcooks
  • chinooks
  • snooks
  • schnooks
  • crooks
  • brooks's
  • brooks'
  • brooks
  • brook's
  • brookes
  • brooke's
  • tookes
  • rooks
  • nooks
  • looks
  • hooks
  • hook's
  • fooks
  • cooks
  • cook's
  • books'
  • book's

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))

Example sentences of the word hit-the-books


1. Noun Phrase
Although an associate degree is the only formal education required to become an imaging technologist, if you're interested in joining the management ranks, you must return to school and hit the books.

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