hit on/upon


hit on/upon
Syn:
discover, come up with, think of, conceive of, dream up, invent, devise

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  • hit on/upon — DISCOVER, come up with, think of, conceive of, dream up, work out, invent, create, devise, design, pioneer; uncover, stumble on, chance on, light on, come upon. → hit * * * hit on/upon [phrasal verb] 1 hit on (someone) US …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit upon something — ˈhit on/upon sth derived no passive (rather informal) to think of a good idea suddenly or by chance • She hit on the perfect title for her new novel. Main entry: ↑hitderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit on something — ˈhit on/upon sth derived no passive (rather informal) to think of a good idea suddenly or by chance • She hit on the perfect title for her new novel. Main entry: ↑hitderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit — I n. blow that strikes the target 1) to score a hit 2) to take a hit (our ship took several direct hits) 3) a direct hit success (colloq.) 4) to make a hit with (she made quite a hit with the audience) 5) a smash hit II v. 1) ( to strike ) to hit …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hit — 1. verb 1) Syn: strike, beat, punch, thump, thrash; informal whack, wallop, bash, clout, belt; Brit.; informal stick one on; N.Amer.; informal slug; Austral. / NZ; informal dong, quilt …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • hit — [hit] vt. hit, hitting [ME hitten < OE hittan < ON hitta, to hit upon, meet with < IE base * keid , to fall > Welsh cwydd, a fall] 1. to come against, usually with force; strike [the car hit the tree] 2. to give a blow to; strike;… …   English World dictionary

  • Hit — Hit, v. i. 1. To meet or come in contact; to strike; to clash; followed by against or on. [1913 Webster] If bodies be extension alone, how can they move and hit one against another? Locke. [1913 Webster] Corpuscles, meeting with or hitting on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hit on — hit upon 1) he hit on the truth Cagney hit upon a great idea for the finale Syn: discover, come up with, think of, conceive of, dream up, work out, invent, create, devise, design, pioneer; uncover, stumble on …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Hīt during the Iraq War — Hīt or Heet ( ar. هيت) is a city in al Anbar province, Iraq. Hīt lies northwest of Ramadi, the provincial capital, in the Sunni Triangle.Under U.S. occupationThe small city of Hīt is one of a string of Sunni population centers along the Euphrates …   Wikipedia

  • Hit wicket — is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket. This method of dismissal is governed by Law 35 of the Laws of cricket. The striker is out Hit wicket if, after the bowler has entered his delivery stride and while the ball is in play, his wicket… …   Wikipedia