Part of speech: verb

To strike; get or catch cleverly.

Part of speech: verb

To strike together; clash; also, to attain one's aim; happen; conform; suit.

Part of speech: noun

A stroke; blow; a repartee; stroke of luck.

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Usage examples "hit":

  1. " Later, no doubt, the funny side of it will hit me. - "A Damsel in Distress", Pelham Grenville Wodehouse.
  2. " Oh, well, I guess you'd have hit him if I hadn't," returned the young inventor. - "Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold", Victor Appleton.
  3. It's either a miss or a hit. - "Way of the Lawless", Max Brand.