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English

Etymology

From Old Norse hitta (to strike, to meet).

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to hit

Third person singular
hits

Simple past
hit

Past participle
-

Present participle
hitting

to hit (third-person singular simple present hits, present participle hitting, simple past and past participle hit)
  1. To administer a blow to.
    One boy hit the other.
  2. To come into contact with forcefully and suddenly.
    The ball hit the fence.
  3. To manage to touch in the right place.
    I hit the jackpot.
  4. To kill a person on the instructions of a third party.
    Hit him tonight and throw the body in the river.
  5. (card games) In blackjack, to deal a card to.
    Hit me.
  6. (baseball) To come up to bat.
    Jones hit for the pitcher.
  7. (colloquial) To go (somewhere).
    We hit the grocery store on the way to the park.
  8. (colloquial) To begin; to start; to open.
    The movie hits theaters in December.
  9. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To use.
    The external web servers hit DBSRV7, the internal web server hits DBSRV3.
  10. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) To affect negatively.
    The economy was hit by a recession.
  11. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To have sex with.
    I'd hit that.

Translations

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Noun

Singular
hit

Plural
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  1. A blow; a punch.
    The hit was very slight.
  2. A success, especially in the entertainment industry.
    The band played their hit song to the delight of the fans.
  3. An attack on a location.
  4. (baseball) The complete play, when the batter reaches base without the benefit of a walk, error, or fielder’s choice.
    The catcher got a hit to lead off the fifth.
  5. (colloquial) A dose of an illegal or addictive drug.
    Where am I going to get my next hit?
  6. (Internet) A measured visit to a web site.
    My site received twice as many hits after being listed in a search engine.

Antonyms

Translations

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Derived terms


Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

hit m.

  1. hit (a success, especially in the entertainment industry)

Synonyms


Hungarian

Pronunciation

Noun

hit (plural hitek)

  1. faith

Declension


Limburgish

Etymology

Via Dutch. English hit

Noun

hit f

  1. (slang, Dutch) something popular (book, song, band, country)

Usage notes

Slang. Mainly used when speaking Dutch, rather than in real Limburgish. Overall speaking, Limburgish is more conservative, so slaag is more often used.

Inflection

Inflection
Root singular Root plural Diminutive singular Diminutive plural
Nominative hit hits hitje hitjes
Genitive hit hits hitjes hitjes
Locative hittes hitteser hitteske hitteskes
Dative¹²
Accusative¹²
  • Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.
  • The dative got out of use around 1900. As this is a recent loanword, there is no conjugation for it to be found.

Polish

Pronunciation

Noun

hit m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|hit]]

  1. hit (a success, especially in the entertainment industry)

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative hit hity
Genitive hitu hitów
Dative hitowi hitom
Accusative hit hity
Instrumental hitem hitami
Locative hicie hitach
Vocative hicie hity

Swedish

Etymology 1

From English.

Noun

hit c.

  1. (informal) hit; something very popular. (A book, a movie, a song, ...)

Etymology 2

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Pronunciation

Adverb

hit

  1. here; to this place, hither
    Jag kom hit igår = I came here yesterday
Antonyms
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