Meaning 1 ►▼
to reach base, without being called "out," after hitting a ball
Joe DiMaggio had the longest hitting streak in baseball history, fifty-six consecutive hits, a total of 91 hits, in 1941.
Meaning 2 ►▼
to do well, to be recognized for something by the public
You have a hit with your new spring clothing line. Madonna has had many hit songs.