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hit

  

      vb   , hits, hitting, hit   mainly tr  
1    also intr   to deal (a blow or stroke) to (a person or thing); strike  
the man hit the child     
2    to come into violent contact with  
the car hit the tree     
3    to reach or strike with a missile, thrown object, etc.  
to hit a target     
4    to make or cause to make forceful contact; knock or bump  
I hit my arm on the table     
5    to propel or cause to move by striking  
to hit a ball     
6      (Cricket)   to score (runs)  
7    to affect (a person, place, or thing) suddenly or adversely  
his illness hit his wife very hard     
8    to become suddenly apparent to (a person)  
the reason for his behaviour hit me and made the whole episode clear     
9    to achieve or reach  
to hit the jackpot, unemployment hit a new high     
10    to experience or encounter  
I've hit a slight snag here     
11    Slang   to murder (a rival criminal) in fulfilment of an underworld contract or vendetta  
12    to accord or suit (esp. in the phrase hit one's fancy)  
13    to guess correctly or find out by accident  
you have hit the answer     
14    Informal   to set out on (a road, path, etc.)  
let's hit the road     
15    Informal   to arrive or appear in  
he will hit town tomorrow night     
16    Informal     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to demand or request from  
he hit me for a pound     
17    Slang   to drink an excessive amount of (alcohol)  
to hit the bottle     
18    hit it     (Music, slang)   start playing  
19    hit the sack (or hay)  
Slang   to go to bed  
20    not know what has hit one   to be completely taken by surprise  
      n  
21    an impact or collision  
22    a shot, blow, etc., that reaches its object  
23    an apt, witty, or telling remark  
24    Informal  
a    a person or thing that gains wide appeal  
she's a hit with everyone     
b    (as modifier)  
a hit record     
25    Informal   a stroke of luck  
26    Slang  
a    a murder carried out as the result of an underworld vendetta or rivalry  
b    (as modifier)  
a hit squad     
27    Slang   a drag on a cigarette, a swig from a bottle, a line of a drug, or an injection of heroin  
28      (Computing, slang)   a single visit to a website  
29    make (or score) a hit with         
Informal   to make a favourable impression on,   (See also)        hit off       hit on       hit out  
     (Old English hittan, from Old Norse hitta)  
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make

  

      vb  
1    assemble, build, compose, constitute, construct, create, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, manufacture, mould, originate, produce, put together, shape, synthesize  
2    accomplish, beget, bring about, cause, create, effect, engender, generate, give rise to, lead to, occasion, produce  
3    cause, coerce, compel, constrain, dragoon, drive, force, impel, induce, oblige, press, pressurize, prevail upon, railroad     (informal)   require  
4    appoint, assign, create, designate, elect, install, invest, nominate, ordain  
5    draw up, enact, establish, fix, form, frame, pass  
6    add up to, amount to, compose, constitute, embody, form, represent  
7    act, carry out, do, effect, engage in, execute, perform, practise, prosecute  
8    calculate, estimate, gauge, judge, reckon, suppose, think  
9    acquire, clear, earn, gain, get, net, obtain, realize, secure, take in, win  
10    arrive at, arrive in time for, attain, catch, get to, meet, reach  
11    make it        (informal)   arrive     (informal)   be successful, come through, crack it     (informal)   cut it     (informal)   get on, get somewhere, prosper, pull through, succeed, survive  
      n  
12    brand, build, character, composition, constitution, construction, cut, designation, form, kind, make-up, mark, model, shape, sort, structure, style, type, variety  
13    cast of mind, character, disposition, frame of mind, humour, kidney, make-up, nature, stamp, temper, temperament  


make as if      , though  
act as if or though, affect, feign, feint, give the impression that, make a show of, pretend  
make away  
1    abscond, beat a hasty retreat, clear out     (informal)   cut and run     (informal)   decamp, depart, do a runner     (slang)   flee, fly, fly the coop     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   hook it     (slang)   make off, run away or off, run for it     (informal)   scoot, skedaddle     (informal)   slope off, take a powder     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take it on the lam     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take to one's heels  
2      (with)       with   abduct, cabbage     (Brit. slang)   carry off, cart off     (slang)   filch, kidnap, knock off     (slang)   make off with, nab     (informal)   nick     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   pilfer, pinch     (informal)   purloin, steal, swipe     (slang)  
3      (with)       with   blow away     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   bump off     (slang)   destroy, dispose of, do away with, do in     (slang)   eliminate, get rid of, kill, murder, rub out     (U.S. slang)  
make-believe  
1   
      n   charade, dream, fantasy, imagination, play-acting, pretence, unreality  
2   
      adj   dream, fantasized, fantasy, imaginary, imagined, made-up, mock, pretend, pretended, sham, unreal  
  
Antonyms     
,       n   actuality, fact, reality, truthfulness  
      adj   authentic, genuine, real, unfeigned  
make believe     
act as if or though, dream, enact, fantasize, imagine, play, play-act, pretend  
make do     
cope, get along or by, improvise, manage, muddle through, scrape along or by  
make for  
1    aim for, be bound for, head for or towards, proceed towards, steer (a course) for  
2    assail, assault, attack, fall on, fly at, go for, have a go at     (informal)   lunge at, set upon  
3    be conducive to, conduce to, contribute to, facilitate, favour, promote  
make off  
1    abscond, beat a hasty retreat, bolt, clear out     (informal)   cut and run     (informal)   decamp, do a runner     (slang)   flee, fly, fly the coop     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   hook it     (slang)   make away, run away or off, run for it     (informal)   skedaddle     (informal)   slope off, take a powder     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take it on the lam     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   take to one's heels  
2      (with)       with   abduct, cabbage     (Brit. slang)   carry off, cart off     (slang)   filch, kidnap, knock off     (slang)   make away with, nab     (informal)   nick     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   pilfer, pinch     (informal)   purloin, run away or off with, steal, swipe     (slang)  
make out  
1    descry, detect, discern, discover, distinguish, espy, perceive, recognize, see  
2    comprehend, decipher, fathom, follow, grasp, perceive, realize, see, suss (out)     (slang)   understand, work out  
3    complete, draw up, fill in or out, inscribe, write (out)  
4    demonstrate, describe, prove, represent, show  
5    assert, claim, let on, make as if or though, pretend  
6    fare, get on, manage, prosper, succeed, thrive  
make-up  
1    cosmetics, face     (informal)   greasepaint     (Theatre)   maquillage, paint     (informal)   powder, war paint     (informal, humorous)  
2    arrangement, assembly, composition, configuration, constitution, construction, form, format, formation, organization, structure  
3    build, cast of mind, character, constitution, disposition, figure, frame of mind, make, nature, stamp, temper, temperament  
make up  
1    compose, comprise, constitute, form  
2    coin, compose, concoct, construct, cook up     (informal)   create, devise, dream up, fabricate, formulate, frame, hatch, invent, manufacture, originate, trump up, write  
3    complete, fill, meet, supply  
4      (with)       for   atone, balance, compensate, make amends, offset, recompense, redeem, redress, requite  
5    bury the hatchet, call it quits, come to terms, compose, forgive and forget, make peace, mend, reconcile, settle, shake hands  
6    make up one's mind      choose, come to a decision, decide, determine, make a decision, reach a decision, resolve, settle  
7    make up to        (informal)   chat up     (informal)   court, curry favour with, flirt with, make overtures to, woo  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
v.
to subject (an industry) to a business model in which services are offered on demand through direct contact between a customer and a supplier, usually via mobile technology
[Bus.] From the taxi company 'Uber', which pioneered this business model
exp.
a cool way of saying 'for sure', 'definitely'
[US];[informal] popularized among others by the rapper Snoop Dogg. Ex: Hey dude, this party is going to be off the hook, fo’ shizzle!
id.
Used to express one's enthusiasm about a new person, or a new thing such as an idea, plan, invention or innovation
The way she goes on about him!; you'd think he was the greatest thing since sliced bread / Wow! this video game is the best thing since sliced bread!
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
n.
blend of 'British' (or Britain) and 'exit', term (initially) designating the potential departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union and since approved following a referendum on june 2016
Ex: following the general referendum on june 2016, the "leave" side in favour of Brexit won with 51.9% of the vote against 48.1% for the "remain" side.
adv.
maximum; no more (or later) than; at the most
E.g.: You have to be back at 11 o'clock tops; The show lasted one hour tops
id.
do or say something exactly right
My bestie put the nail on the head when she figured out why I was worried / Identifying the specific cause of the failure, the technician put the nail on the head
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
v.
make something succeed strongly and rapidly
n.
a potential benefit or disadvantage
v.
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
"I just realised how important is that trip for you."
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
exp.
make a sensational announcement
[Fig.] E.g.: Today's newspapers dropped a bomb about the President's past.
v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
n.
In computer science, the File Allocation Table (FAT) is a file system popularized by Microsoft in the 1980's in their earliest computers. The FAT file system has continued to be developed and now comes in multiple varieties such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and ExFAT.
[Tech.];[Comp.] Look at that floppy disk, see if it is formatted with the FAT file system.
exp.
familiar and evocative expression used to describe a chaotic situation in which things turn wrong, suddenly causing a lot of trouble or making someone very angry
[Fam.] Ex.: The shit hit the fan when his wife found out that he had cheated on her.
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