Synonyms for hit

Synonyms for (noun) hit

Synonyms: hit

Definition: (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)

Usage: he came all the way around on Williams' hit

Similar words: exploit, feat, effort

Definition: a notable achievement

Usage: he performed a great feat; the book was her finest effort


Synonyms: smash, smasher, strike, bang, hit

Definition: a conspicuous success

Usage: 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

Similar words: success

Definition: an attainment that is successful

Usage: his success in the marathon was unexpected; his new play was a great success


Synonyms: hit, hitting, striking

Definition: the act of contacting one thing with another

Usage: repeated hitting raised a large bruise; after three misses she finally got a hit

Similar words: touch, touching

Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them

Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights


Synonyms: hit

Definition: a connection made via the internet to another website

Usage: WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide

Similar words: joining, connection, connexion

Definition: the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)

Usage: the joining of hands around the table; there was a connection via the internet


Synonyms: hit

Definition: a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate

Usage: it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit

Similar words: execution, slaying, murder

Definition: unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being


Synonyms: hit

Definition: a dose of a narcotic drug

Similar words: dosage, dose

Definition: a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time


Synonyms: hit, collision

Definition: (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together

Usage: the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction

Similar words: impinging, striking, contact

Definition: the physical coming together of two or more things

Usage: contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull

Synonyms for (verb) hit

Synonyms: hit

Definition: pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to

Usage: He tries to hit on women in bars

Similar words: approach

Definition: make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion

Usage: I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters


Synonyms: hit, tally, rack up, score

Definition: gain points in a game

Usage: The home team scored many times; He hit a home run; He hit .300 in the past season

Similar words: make headway, win, pull ahead, get ahead, gain, gain ground, advance

Definition: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

Usage: 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


Synonyms: hit, strike

Definition: make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target

Usage: 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

Similar words: assail, attack

Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week


Synonyms: hit, pip, shoot

Definition: hit with a missile from a weapon

Similar words: wound, injure

Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to


Synonyms: hit

Definition: hit the intended target or goal

Similar words: win, succeed, bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods

Definition: attain success or reach a desired goal

Usage: The enterprise succeeded; We succeeded in getting tickets to the show; she struggled to overcome her handicap and won


Synonyms: hit

Definition: consume to excess

Usage: hit the bottle

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in

Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly

Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee


Synonyms: hit, strike

Definition: affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely

Usage: We were hit by really bad weather; He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager; The earthquake struck at midnight

Similar words: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon

Definition: have an effect upon

Usage: Will the new rules affect me?


Synonyms: strike, hit

Definition: produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically

Usage: The pianist strikes a middle C; strike `z' on the keyboard; her comments struck a sour note

Similar words: touch

Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with

Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband


Synonyms: hit, impinge on, collide with, strike, run into

Definition: hit against; come into sudden contact with

Usage: The car hit a tree; He struck the table with his elbow

Similar words: touch

Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with

Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband


Synonyms: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face

Similar words: touch

Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with

Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband


Synonyms: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball

Similar words: impel, propel

Definition: cause to move forward with force

Usage: Steam propels this ship


Synonyms: hit, reach, attain

Definition: reach a point in time, or a certain state or level

Usage: The thermometer hit 100 degrees; This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour

Similar words: come, arrive, get

Definition: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

Usage: She arrived home at 7 o'clock; She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight


Synonyms: strike, hit

Definition: drive something violently into a location

Usage: he hit his fist on the table; she struck her head on the low ceiling

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: stumble, hit

Definition: encounter by chance

Usage: I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant

Similar words: come by, come into

Definition: obtain, especially accidentally


Synonyms: slay, dispatch, polish off, remove, bump off, hit, off, murder

Definition: kill intentionally and with premeditation

Usage: The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays