Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) hit ((baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)) "he came all the way around on Williams' hit"
- S: (n) hit, hitting, striking (the act of contacting one thing with another) "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
- S: (n) hit, smash, smasher, strike, bang (a conspicuous success) "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"
- S: (n) collision, hit ((physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together) "the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction"
- S: (n) hit (a dose of a narcotic drug)
- S: (n) hit (a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate) "it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit"
- S: (n) hit (a connection made via the internet to another website) "WordNet gets many hits from users worldwide"
- S: (v) hit (cause to move by striking) "hit a ball"
- S: (v) hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with (hit against; come into sudden contact with) "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"
- S: (v) hit (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument) "He hit her hard in the face"
- S: (v) reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain (reach a destination, either real or abstract) "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
- S: (v) hit, strike (affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely) "We were hit by really bad weather"; "He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager"; "The earthquake struck at midnight"
- S: (v) shoot, hit, pip (hit with a missile from a weapon)
- S: (v) stumble, hit (encounter by chance) "I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant"
- S: (v) score, hit, tally, rack up (gain points in a game) "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
- S: (v) hit, strike, come to (cause to experience suddenly) "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"
- S: (v) strike, hit (make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target) "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 to 2"
- S: (v) murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove (kill intentionally and with premeditation) "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
- S: (v) hit, strike (drive something violently into a location) "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling"
- S: (v) reach, hit, attain (reach a point in time, or a certain state or level) "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
- S: (v) strike, hit (produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments) "The pianist strikes a middle C"; "strike `z' on the keyboard"
- S: (v) hit (hit the intended target or goal)
- S: (v) hit (pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to) "He tries to hit on women in bars"
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- S: (v) approach (make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion) "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters"
- S: (v) address, accost, come up to (speak to someone)
- S: (v) come, come up (move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody) "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
- S: (v) travel, go, move, locomote (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically) "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
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