bring one's hand or a tool or weapon into contact with (someone or something) quickly and forcefully.
the woman hit the mugger with her umbrella
cause harm or distress to.
the area has been badly hit by business closures
(of a missile or a person aiming one) strike (a target).
the sniper fired and hit a third man
propel (a ball) with a bat, racket, stick, etc., to score or attempt to score runs or points in a game.
Under pressure to hit it quickly, the midfielder boomed his shot high over the crossbar.