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Another word for hit

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Verb
  1. To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply

      1. A smooth viscous mixture, as of flour and water or of starch and water, that is used as an adhesive for joining light materials, such as paper and cloth.
      2. The moist clay or clay mixture used in making porcelain or pottery.
      3. A smooth dough of water, flour, and butter or other shortening, used in making pastry.
      1. The head.
      2. A blow, especially on the head.
      3. The human nose.
      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
      1. To beat forcefully; thrash.
      2. To strike with a hard blow:
      3. To defeat thoroughly.
      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To hit or strike.
      2. A blow; a punch.
      1. To strike or punch.
      2. A blow or punch.
      1. To strike with a heavy blow.
      2. To defeat soundly; thrash.
      3. A heavy blow; a sharp thud.
      1. A forceful, resounding blow.
      2. The sound of such a blow.
      3. To strike or crash into with resounding impact.
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To kill deliberately; murder.
      3. To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
      1. To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
      2. A hard blow with a flat object; a whack.
      1. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
      2. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
      3. A sharp blow or hit.
      1. To hit sharply, as with a hand, fist, weapon, or implement:
      2. To inflict (a blow).
      3. To penetrate or pierce:
      1. A short stocking reaching a point between the ankle and the knee.
      2. A windsock.
      3. A light shoe worn by comic actors in ancient Greek and Roman plays.
      1. To inflict a heavy blow on, with or as if with the hand, a tool, or a weapon.
      2. To drive or strike (a weapon, for example) forcefully onto or into something else.
      3. To attack, damage, or destroy by or as if by blows.
      1. To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
      2. To render (something) into a mush or pulp, as by throwing or crushing:
      3. To strike with a heavy blow or impact:
      1. A round bullet larger than buckshot.
      2. A shot of liquor.
      3. An amount of liquid, especially liquor, that is swallowed in one gulp; a swig.
      1. To walk or progress with a slow heavy pace; plod:
      2. To work diligently for long hours:
      3. To make (one's way) with a slow heavy pace against resistance.
      1. To shut with force and loud noise:
      2. To put, throw, or otherwise forcefully move so as to produce a loud noise:
      3. To hit or strike with great force.
      1. To make a short, sharp, explosive sound.
      2. To burst open with a short, sharp, explosive sound.
      3. To move quickly or unexpectedly; appear abruptly:
      1. To strike with a hard blow:
      2. To affect in a specified way by striking hard:
      3. To cause to be displaced or unengaged; force:
      1. A piece of cloth, especially a baby's diaper.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. To strike with a heavy, crushing blow:
      2. To beat or assault severely:
      3. To criticize (another) harshly, accusatorially, and threateningly:
  2. To enter a person's mind

  3. To come upon, especially suddenly or unexpectedly

    See also:

    surprise

Noun
  1. A sudden sharp, powerful stroke

      1. A smooth viscous mixture, as of flour and water or of starch and water, that is used as an adhesive for joining light materials, such as paper and cloth.
      2. The moist clay or clay mixture used in making porcelain or pottery.
      3. A smooth dough of water, flour, and butter or other shortening, used in making pastry.
      1. The head.
      2. A blow, especially on the head.
      3. The human nose.
      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
      1. To beat forcefully; thrash.
      2. To strike with a hard blow:
      3. To defeat thoroughly.
      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To hit or strike.
      2. A blow; a punch.
      1. To strike or punch.
      2. A blow or punch.
      1. To strike with a heavy, crushing blow:
      2. To beat or assault severely:
      3. To criticize (another) harshly, accusatorially, and threateningly:
      1. To strike with a heavy blow.
      2. To defeat soundly; thrash.
      3. A heavy blow; a sharp thud.
      1. A forceful, resounding blow.
      2. The sound of such a blow.
      3. To strike or crash into with resounding impact.
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To kill deliberately; murder.
      3. To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
      1. A strip, as of leather or other material, stitched into a shoe between the sole and the upper.
      2. A tape or covered cord sewn into a seam as reinforcement or trimming.
      3. A ridge or bump on the skin caused by a lash or blow or sometimes by an allergic reaction.
      1. To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
      2. A hard blow with a flat object; a whack.
      1. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
      2. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
      3. A sharp blow or hit.
      1. A short stocking reaching a point between the ankle and the knee.
      2. A windsock.
      3. A light shoe worn by comic actors in ancient Greek and Roman plays.
      1. A round bullet larger than buckshot.
      2. A shot of liquor.
      3. An amount of liquid, especially liquor, that is swallowed in one gulp; a swig.
      1. A unit of weight equal to 16 ounces (453.592 grams).
      2. A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces (373.242 grams).
      3. A unit of weight differing in various countries and times.
      1. To pass the tongue over or along:
      2. To lap up:
      3. To lap or flicker at like a tongue:
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
      1. A piece of cloth, especially a baby's diaper.
      1. A sudden hard stroke or hit, as with the fist or an object.
      2. An unexpected shock or calamity.
      3. An unexpected attack; an assault.
      1. A sudden loud noise, as of an explosion.
      2. A sudden loud blow or bump.
      3. A sudden burst of action:
  2. An inhalation, as of a cigar, pipe, or cigarette

      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      3. To tug at; jerk or tweak:
      1. A short forceful exhalation of breath.
      2. A short sudden gust of wind.
      3. A brief sudden emission of air, vapor, or smoke.
      1. To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag:
      2. To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading:
      3. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
      1. To pull along with difficulty or effort; haul:
      2. To cause to trail along a surface, especially the ground:
      3. To move (a pointing device, such as a mouse) while pressing down on one of its buttons.
    See also:

    breath

  3. The crime of murdering someone

      1. The killing of another person without justification or excuse, especially the crime of killing a person with malice aforethought or with recklessness manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.
      2. An instance of such killing.
      3. Something that is very uncomfortable, difficult, or hazardous:
      1. The act or action of causing death, as of a person.
      2. A sudden large profit:
      3. Causing or apt to cause death; fatal:
      1. The killing of one person by another, regardless of intention or legality.
      2. A person who kills another person.
      1. The fluid consisting of plasma, blood cells, and platelets that is circulated by the heart through the vertebrate vascular system, carrying oxygen and nutrients to and waste materials away from all body tissues.
      2. A similar fluid in animals other than vertebrates.
      3. The juice or sap of certain plants.
    See also:

    help

Idioms:

    hit back

  1. To return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one

  2. upon

  3. To come upon, especially suddenly or unexpectedly

  4. upon

  5. To reach (a goal or objective)

Another word for hit

Modifier
Noun
  1. A blow

    See also:

    blow

  2. A popular success

    See also:

    success

Verb
  1. To strike