English synonyms about - contact  

hit

noun

1 hit

baseball A successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball).

Roget 731: success, successfulness; speed; advance etc. (progress) 282.    trump card; hit, stroke, score; lucky hit, fortunate hit, ... show more

Roget 156: chance, indetermination, accident, fortune, hazard, hap, haphazard, chance medley, random, luck, raccroc, casualty, contingence, adventure, ... show more

Roget 932: disapprobation, disapproval; improbation; disesteem, disvaluation, displacency; odium; dislike etc. 867.    dispraise, discommendation; blame, censure, ... show more



2 hit

The act of contacting one thing with another:
— Repeated hitting raised a large bruise.
— After three misses she finally got a hit.

synonyms: hitting, striking.

Polish: trafienie

3 hit

A conspicuous success:
— That song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career.

synonyms: bang, smash, smasher, strike.

Roget 276: impulse, impulsion, impetus; momentum; push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost [U.S.], throw; ... show more

Dutch: klapper, knaller, succes, topper
Polish: hit, przebój

4 hit

physics A brief event in which two or more bodies come together.

synonym: collision.

5 hit

A dose of a narcotic drug.

6 hit

A murder carried out by an underworld syndicate.

7 hit

A connection made via the internet to another website.

verb

1 hit

Cause to move by striking.

2 hit

Hit against; come into sudden contact with:
— The car hit a tree.

synonyms: collide with, impinge on, run into, strike.

Roget 276: give an impetus etc. n.; impel, push; start, give a start to, set going; drive, urge, boom; thrust, prod, ... show more

Dutch: haalden door, haalde door, treffen, uitwissen

3 hit

Deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument.

Dutch: kloppen, een opduvel geven, kletsen, raken, slaan, treffen, uithalen

4 hit

Reach a destination, either real or abstract:
— We hit Detroit by noon.
— I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts.

synonyms: arrive at, attain, gain, make, reach.

Roget 292: arrive; get to, come to; come; reach, attain; come up with, come up to; overtake, make, fetch; complete etc. 729; ... show more

5 hit

Affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely:
— We were hit by really bad weather.

synonym: strike.

6 hit

Hit with a missile from a weapon.

synonyms: pip, shoot.

Dutch: aanschieten

7 hit

Encounter by chance.

synonym: stumble.

8 hit

Gain points in a game:
— He hit a home run.
— He hit .300 in the past season.

synonyms: rack up, score, tally.

Dutch: inschieten, scoren

9 hit

Cause to experience suddenly:
— An interesting idea hit her.

synonyms: come to, strike.

10 hit

Make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target.

synonym: strike.

11 hit

Kill intentionally and with premeditation.

synonyms: bump off, dispatch, murder, off, polish off, remove, slay.

Dutch: afmaken, doden, killen, koud maken, liquideren, mollen, om het leven brengen, om zeep helpen, ombrengen, omleggen ... show more

12 hit

Drive something violently into a location:
— He hit his fist on the table.

synonym: strike.

13 hit

Reach a point in time, or a certain state or level:
— The thermometer hit 100 degrees.

synonyms: attain, reach.

14 hit

Produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments.

synonym: strike.

15 hit

Hit the intended target or goal.

16 hit

Pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to.


Moby thesaurus: Grand Guignol, Passion play, Tom show, accomplish, accord, achieve, adverse criticism, affect, agree, ambush, animadversion, answer to, antimasque, antitoxin, approach, arrest the thoughts, arrive, arrive at, arrive in, aspersion ... show more.

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