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Synonyms for hit

collide with

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affect

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strike

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hit back

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  • retaliate
  • strike back
  • take revenge
  • reciprocate
  • even the score
  • get your own back
  • wreak vengeance
  • exact retribution
  • give as good as you get
  • take an eye for an eye
  • make reprisal
  • give tit for tat
  • return like for like

hit back at someone

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hit it off

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hit on someone

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  • make a pass at
  • make an indecent proposal to
  • make an improper suggestion to

hit out at something or someone

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to enter a person's mind

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to come upon, especially suddenly or unexpectedly

hit back: to return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one

hit on: to come upon, especially suddenly or unexpectedly

hit on: to reach (a goal or objective)

a dazzling, often sudden instance of success

an inhalation, as of a cigar, pipe, or cigarette

the crime of murdering someone

Synonyms for hit

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

a conspicuous success

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

a dose of a narcotic drug

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a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate

a connection made via the internet to another website

affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely

hit with a missile from a weapon

encounter by chance

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cause to experience suddenly

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

kill intentionally and with premeditation

drive something violently into a location

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

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

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consume to excess

hit the intended target or goal

pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to

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Employability in the years ahead means more than having the appropriate functional capacities to do a job--it also means developing the ability to "hit the ground running!"
The five known examples of fossilized dinosaur embryos all have visibly ossified pelvises, suggesting that they would have hit the ground running. But Horner, a researcher at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Mont., contends that the only way to tell the state of the dinosaur pelvises would be to slice them open-an unlikely option, given their rarity.
Andropov's initiatives--interrupted temporarily after his death by the brief rule of party hack Chernenko--enabled his protege, Gorbachev, to hit the ground running.
JUSTIN THOMAS went for a bounce game and a beer at North Berwick to help him hit the ground running before the Scottish Open.
RYAN BENNETT says Wolves plan to hit the ground running in 2019/20 - as he hailed the Chelsea win as the pivotal moment of last season.
In his vote of assurance on behalf of the new permanent secretaries, Braimah thanked Governor Ambode for finding them worthy to serve the state in the highest capacity in the public service, assuring that they would hit the ground running to contribute to the development of the State.
NEW Southampton manager Mark Hughes accepts his team will have to hit the ground running if they are to achieve their objective of staying in the Premier League.
'NO excuses next season' is Birmingham Moseley's mindset as they use their remaining games of the campaign in preparation to hit the ground running in 2018/2019.
DAVID MOYES hopes Joao Mario can 'hit the ground running' to help solve West Ham's injury nightmare.
Warriors head coach Dave Rennie also knows Jones well, having come face to face with him in South African rugby, and he believes the 23-year-old former Stormers player can hit the ground running after scoring tries in all three of Scotland's autumn internationals.
MICKY Cummins has been named as assistant manager at Gateshead, and hopes he can help new boss Steve Watson hit the ground running, writes Jeff Bowron.
NEWTON FAULKNER - HIT THE GROUND RUNNING HHHH H FAULKNER has developed a sound that is truly his own.
We'll make sure he gets the chance to bed in when he arrives for pre-season and hopefully he'll be ready to hit the ground running next season.
Sunderland's January recruits hit the ground running to help the Black Cats beat the drop - with Lamine Kone admitting even he was surprised at how quickly he adapted to life in the Premier League.
If elected president, he vowed to be a more efficient leader who would hit the ground running.