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hit

hit

pronunciation:
hIt
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: hit, hits, hitting
definition 1: to strike.
He hit me with the back of his hand.She hit the drum with a stick.They threw a stone, and it hit the window.
synonyms:
strike
similar words:
bang, batter, beat, hammer, pound, punch, slap
definition 2: to reach or get to.
The car hit its top speed.
similar words:
achieve, arrive at, reach
 
part of speech: noun
definition: someone or something that is very popular.
The movie was a big hit with young people.
similar words:
sensation, success
derivations: hitless (adj.), hitter (n.)
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