English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to strike or touch (a person or thing) forcefully
She hit him hard across his left arm.
Synonyms
strike
She took two steps forward and struck him across the mouth.
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beat
He lost the boxing match and was badly beaten by his opponent.
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knock
He was mucking around and he knocked her in the stomach.
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punch
After punching him on the chin, she hit him over the head.
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belt (informal)
Is it true that she belted George in the stomach?
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deck (slang)
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bang
We could bang on the desks and shout until they let us out.
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batter
He battered his opponent around the head.
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clip (informal)
She clipped his ear.
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slap
My yoga instructor turned up and slapped me on the shoulder.
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bash (informal)
My mother bashed her shin with a suitcase.
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sock (slang)
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chin (slang)
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smack
She smacked me on the side of the head.
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thump
He thumped me, nearly knocking me over.
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clout (informal)
The officer clouted him on the head.
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cuff
She cuffed him playfully around the ear.
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flog
He never flogs his horse no matter how slowly she goes.
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whack
Someone whacked him on the head.
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clobber (slang)
She clobbered him with a vase.
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smite (archaic)
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wallop (informal)
She walloped me over the head with a cushion.
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swat
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tonk (slang)
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lay one on (slang)
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beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)
(verb) 
Definition
to come into violent contact with
The car hit a traffic sign before skidding out of control.
Synonyms
collide with
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run into
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bump into
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clash with
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smash into
,
crash against
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bang into
,
meet head-on
(verb) 
Definition
to affect (a person, place, or thing) badly
The big cities have been hit by a wave of panic-buying.the earthquake which hit northern Peru
Synonyms
,
damage
The strong winds damaged the fence.
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harm
a warning that the product may harm the environment
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ruin
Roads have been destroyed and crops ruined.
, , ,
touch
As the aeroplane came down, the wing touched a pile of rubble.
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impact on
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impinge on
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leave a mark on
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make an impact or impression on
(verb) 
It hit me that I had a choice.
Synonyms
strike
At this point, it suddenly struck me that I was wasting my time.
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come to
,
occur to
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dawn on
,
enter your head
(verb) 
Definition
to reach (a point or place)
Oil prices hit record levels yesterday.
Synonyms
reach
He did not stop until he reached the door.
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strike
You have to strike a balance between sleep and homework.
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gain
Passing exams is no longer enough to gain a place at university.
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achieve
There are many who will work hard to achieve these goals.
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secure
His achievements helped him to secure the job.
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arrive at
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accomplish
If we all work together, I think we can accomplish our goal.
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attain
He's halfway to attaining his pilot's licence.
(noun) 
Definition
an impact or collision
The house took a direct hit then the rocket exploded.
Synonyms
shot
They had only one shot at goal.
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impact
The car was destroyed on impact.
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collision
Their van was involved in a collision with a car.
(noun) 
Definition
a shot or blow that reaches its target
a hit on the head
Synonyms
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knock
He had taken a knock on the head in training.
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stroke
He was sending the ball into the net with each stroke.
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belt (informal)
He gave me a belt over the head with a scrubbing brush.
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rap
There was a light rap on the door.
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slap
He reached forward and gave me a slap.
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bump
Small children often cry after a minor bump.
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smack
I end up shouting at him or giving him a smack.
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clout (informal)
I was half tempted to give them a clout myself.
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cuff
He gave Billy a cuff.
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swipe (informal)
He gave Andrew a swipe on the ear.
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wallop (informal)
With a single wallop, Clarke sent him flying.
(noun) 
Definition
a person or thing that gains wide appeal
The song became a massive hit in 1945.
Synonyms
success
We hope it will be a commercial success.
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triumph
Cataract operations are a triumph of modern surgery.
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smash (informal)
It is the public who decide if a film is a smash or a flop.
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sensation
the film that turned her into an overnight sensation
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sellout
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smasheroo (informal)

Phrasal verbs

See hit back

quotation

A hit, a very palpable hit [William ShakespeareHamlet]

Additional synonyms

in the sense of accomplish
Definition
to complete
If we all work together, I think we can accomplish our goal.
Synonyms
carry out,
bring about,
bring off (informal),
do,
put the tin lid on
in the sense of achieve
Definition
to gain by hard work or effort
There are many who will work hard to achieve these goals.
Synonyms
do,
get,
win,
carry out,
bring about,
bring off (informal),
put the tin lid on
in the sense of attain
Definition
to manage to do or get (something)
He's halfway to attaining his pilot's licence.

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