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base hit in baseball, a hit that allows the batter to get on base safely, without an error or force-out being made.
extra-base hit in baseball, a double, triple, or home run.
hit list (informal) a list of people to be murdered. [2 definitions]
hit man (informal) a hired killer; paid assassin.
hit one's stride to achieve an effective pace or level.
hit the hay (slang) to go to bed.
hit the jackpot (informal) to have sudden good luck or success, esp. with a financial reward.
hit the nail on the head to find exactly the right solution, expression, or explanation.
hit the panic button (slang) to react frantically to a crisis.
hit the sack (slang) to go to bed.
hit the spot (informal) to be exactly the needed or required thing.
hit-and-run denoting or pertaining to a driver who does not stop at the scene after causing an accident with his or her motor vehicle. [2 definitions]
hit-or-miss careless or random.
pinch-hit in baseball, to bat for another player, esp. at a crucial point in a game. [3 definitions]
three-base hit a hit in baseball that allows the batter to reach third base safely; triple.
two-base hit in baseball, a hit that allows the batter to reach second base; double.