"hits" is probably misspelled. Trying hit instead Definition of hit
1. [ verb ] cause to move by striking

"hit a ball"

Related terms: propel single bounce pop putt double triple bunt dribble slice snap shoot foul ground_out hook bunker hole ground backhand ground pull kill whang kill connect undercut shank drive drive volley clap smash putt snick racket top heel play volley croquet loft toe toe pitch follow_through shell fly cannon hitter
2. [ verb ] hit against; come into sudden contact with
Synonyms: strike impinge_on collide_with run_into

"The car hit a tree" "He struck the table with his elbow"

Related terms: miss touch bump run_into ping connect spang thud collide broadside bottom bottom_out spat rear-end strike collision contact striker
3. [ verb ] affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely
Synonyms: strike

"We were hit by really bad weather" "He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager" "The earthquake struck at midnight"

Related terms: affect clap strike
4. [ verb ] deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

Related terms: touch bat get slam slug kick smash thump punch whack smack sock crack smite pummel cut belt buffet swipe sandbag bean pop bat swat hook lam_into cosh club box bat cudgel brain conk clap
5. [ verb ] reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
Synonyms: reach attain

"The thermometer hit 100 degrees" "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"

Related terms: arrive break_even max_out attainment
6. [ verb ] reach a destination, either real or abstract
Synonyms: reach arrive_at gain make attain

"We hit Detroit by noon" "The water reached the doorstep" "We barely made the plane" "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

Related terms: catch_up access peak get_through scale make bottom_out find find breast top ground culminate top_out summit make attainment travel
7. [ verb ] (arms) hit with a missile from a weapon
Synonyms: shoot pip
Related terms: injure grass gun_down kneecap shoot shoot strike shot shoot
8. [ verb ] cause to experience suddenly
Synonyms: come_to strike

"Panic struck me" "An interesting idea hit her" "A thought came to me": "The thought struck terror in our minds" "They were struck with fear"

Related terms: affect
9. [ verb ] (military) make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
Synonyms: strike

"The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939" "We must strike the enemy's oil fields" "in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5-2"

Related terms: attack retaliate slice stroke chop shoot
10. [ noun ] (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)

"he came all the way around on Williams' hit"

Related terms: deed base_hit baseball
11. [ verb ] hit the target or goal, as intended
Related terms: miss succeed aim
12. [ verb ] produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically
Synonyms: strike

"The pianist strikes a middle C" "strike `z' on the keyboard" "her comments struck a sour note"

Related terms: touch
13. [ verb ] come upon, as if by accident; meet with
Synonyms: find encounter bump chance happen

"We find this idea in Plato" "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here" "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"

Related terms: discovery meeting
14. [ verb ] encounter by chance
Synonyms: stumble

"I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant"

Related terms: come_by
15. [ verb ] (sport) gain points in a game
Synonyms: score rack_up tally

"The home team scored many times" "He hit a home run" "He hit .300 in the past season"

Related terms: gain walk have equalize ace shoot par kick eagle convert convert convert hole_up homer score scorer score compete
16. [ verb ] consume to excess

"hit the bottle"

Related terms: consume
17. [ noun ] a act of hitting one thing with another
Synonyms: striking hitting

"repeated hitting raised a large bruise" "after three misses she finally got a hit"

Related terms: touch plunk fly grounder collision liner bunt contusion header scorcher shoot strike
18. [ noun ] a conspicuous success
Synonyms: smash strike smasher bang

"that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career" "that new Broadway show is a real smasher" "the party went with a bang"

Related terms: success sleeper blockbuster
19. [ noun ] a connection made via the internet to another website

"WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide"

Related terms: joining
20. [ verb ] (criminal law) kill intentionally and with premeditation
Synonyms: murder bump_off polish_off dispatch remove slay

"The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

Related terms: kill execute burke murder murderer dispatch
21. [ noun ] (medicine,pharmacology) a dose of a narcotic drug
Related terms: dose
22. [ verb ] drive something violently into a location
Synonyms: strike

"he hit his fist on the table" "she struck her head on the low ceiling"

Related terms: move smash
23. [ verb ] pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to

"He tries to hit on women in bars"

Related terms: approach
24. [ noun ] (physics) an brief event in which two or more bodies come together
Synonyms: collision

"the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction"

Related terms: contact physics collide
25. [ noun ] (law,criminal law) a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate

"it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit"

Related terms: murder murder
Similar spelling:   hiatus