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Idioms for hit

Origin of hit

before 1100; 1865–70, Americanism for def 5a; Middle English hitten, Old English hittan; perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse hitta to come upon (by chance), meet with

synonym study for hit

1. See strike, beat. 25, 27, 29. See blow1.

OTHER WORDS FROM hit

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British Dictionary definitions for outhit (1 of 2)

outhit
/ (ˌaʊtˈhɪt) /

verb -hits, -hitting or -hit (tr)

to hit something further than (someone else)

British Dictionary definitions for outhit (2 of 2)

hit
/ (hɪt) /

verb hits, hitting or hit (mainly tr)

noun

Word Origin for hit

Old English hittan, from Old Norse hitta
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Idioms and Phrases with outhit

hit

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