hit upon a solution

hit upon a solution
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  • To hit upon — 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 — 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/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 on — or hit upon 1) PHRASAL VERB If you hit on an idea or a solution to a problem, or hit upon it, you think of it. [V P n] After running through the numbers in every possible combination, we finally hit on a solution. Syn: stumble on 2) PHRASAL VERB… …   English dictionary

  • hit — I. verb (hit; hitting) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hyttan, probably from Old Norse hitta to meet with, hit Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to reach with or as if with a blow b. to come in contact with < the ball …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hit — hitless, adj. hittable, adj. hitter, n. /hit/, v., hit, hitting, n. v.t. 1. to deal a blow or stroke to: Hit the nail with the hammer. 2. to come against with an impact or collision, as a missile, a flying fragment, a falling body, or the like:… …   Universalium

  • To hit on — 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

  • Sam & Max Hit the Road — Cover artwork by Steve Purcell Developer(s) …   Wikipedia

  • light on/upon — COME ACROSS, chance on, hit on, happen on, stumble on/across, blunder on, find, discover, uncover, come up with. → light * * * light on/upon [phrasal verb] light on/upon (something) : to find or see (something) by chance Researchers have lit upon …   Useful english dictionary

  • resolve — re·solve 1 /ri zälv/ vb re·solved, re·solv·ing vt 1: to deal with successfully: clear up resolve a dispute 2 a: to declare or decide by formal resolution and vote b: to change by resolution or formal vote …   Law dictionary

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