1. To gain with effort (synset 202531751)
    "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
  2. Reach a point in time, or a certain state or level (synset 202010848)
    "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
  3. Find unexpectedly (synset 202291532)
    "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"
  4. Reach a destination, either real or abstract (synset 202024442)
    "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

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