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Definition of "hitting" []

  • To deal (a blow or stroke) to (a person or thing); strike (verb)
  • To come into violent contact with (verb)
  • To reach or strike with a missile, thrown object, etc (verb)
  • To make or cause to make forceful contact; knock or bump (verb)
  • To propel or cause to move by striking (verb)
  • To score (runs) (verb)
  • To affect (a person, place, or thing) suddenly or adversely (verb)
  • To become suddenly apparent to (a person) (verb)
  • To achieve or reach (verb)
  • To experience or encounter (verb)
  • To murder (a rival criminal) in fulfilment of an underworld contract or vendetta (verb)
  • To accord or suit (esp in the phrase hit one's fancy) (verb)
  • To guess correctly or find out by accident (verb)
  • To set out on (a road, path, etc) (verb)
  • To arrive or appear in (verb)
  • To demand or request from (verb)
  • To drink an excessive amount of (alcohol) (verb)
  • An impact or collision (noun)
  • A shot, blow, etc, that reaches its object (noun)
  • An apt, witty, or telling remark (noun)
  • A person or thing that gains wide appeal (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A stroke of luck (noun)
  • A murder carried out as the result of an underworld vendetta or rivalry (noun)
  • A drag on a cigarette, a swig from a bottle, a line of a drug, or an injection of heroin (noun)
  • A single visit to a website (noun)
  • A series of hits or blows directed at a person or object. (noun)

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  • The skill of hitting. (noun)
  • Present participle of hit. (verb)

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Use "hitting" in a sentence
  • "I'd say leading the AL in hitting is more impressive becasue you have DH's added to the competition."
  • "While his hitting is average at best, his defense is stellar."
  • "-- "Now that's what I call hitting the nail," said her visitor."