Hit vs Affected - What's the difference?

hit | affected |


As nouns the difference between hit and affected

is that hit is while affected is someone , as by a disease.

As an adjective affected is

influenced or changed by something.

As a verb affected is

(affect).

hit

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Verb

  • To strike.
  • #(lb) To administer a blow to, directly or with a weapon or missile.
  • #:
  • #*
  • #*:Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
  • #*1922-1927 , (Frank Harris), (My Life and Loves)
  • #*:He tried to hit me but I dodged the blow and went out to plot revenge.
  • #*
  • #*:BELLO: (Shouts) Good, by the rumping jumping general! That's the best bit of news I heard these six weeks. Here, don't keep me waiting, damn you! (He slaps her face)
  • #*:BLOOM: (Whimpers) You're after hitting me. I'll tell
  • #*1934 , , The Slugger's Game
  • #*:I hunted him for half a hour, aiming to learn him to hit a man with a table-leg and then run, but I didn't find him.
  • #(lb) To come into contact with forcefully and suddenly.
  • #:
  • #*(John Locke) (1632-1705)
  • #*:If bodies be extension alone, how can they move and hit one against another?
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  • #*:a dozen apples, each of them near as large as a Bristol barrel, came tumbling about my ears; one of them hit me on the back as I chanced to stoop, and knocked me down flat on my face.
  • #*1882 , (Nathaniel Hawthorne), Doctor Grimshawe's Secret: A romance
  • #*:Meanwhile the street boys kept up a shower of mud balls, many of which hit the Doctor, while the rest were distributed upon his assailants.
  • # To kill a person, usually on the instructions of a third party.
  • #:
  • # To attack, especially amphibiously.
  • #:
  • To briefly visit.
  • :
  • To encounter.
  • :
  • (lb) To attain, to achieve.
  • # To reach or achieve.
  • #:
  • #*2012 , August 1. Owen Gibson in Guardian Unlimited, London 2012: rowers Glover and Stanning win Team GB's first gold medal:
  • #*:And her success with Glover, a product of the National Lottery-funded Sporting Giants talent identification programme, will also spark relief among British officials who were starting to fret a little about hitting their target of equalling fourth in the medal table from Beijing.
  • #(lb) To meet or reach what was aimed at or desired; to succeed, often by luck.
  • #*(William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • #*:And oft it hits / Where hope is coldest and despair most fits.
  • #*(Jonathan Swift) (1667–1745)
  • #*:Millions miss for one that hits .
  • #To guess; to light upon or discover.
  • #*(William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • #*:Thou hast hit it.
  • (lb) To affect negatively.
  • :
  • To make a play.
  • # In blackjack, to deal a card to.
  • #:
  • # To come up to bat.
  • #:
  • #(lb) To take up, or replace by a piece belonging to the opposing player; said of a single unprotected piece on a point.
  • To use; to connect to.
  • :
  • To have sex with.
  • :
  • To inhale an amount of smoke from a narcotic substance, particularly marijuana
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  • Antonyms
    * (manage to touch in the right place) miss
    Derived terms
    (Terms derived from the verb "hit") * don't let the door hit you on the way out * flood-hit (adjective ) * hit a home run * hit a nerve * hit a six * hit a snag * hit above one's weight * hit and run * hit at * hit back * hit below one's weight * hit for six * hit home * hit it an quit it * hit it big * hit it off * hitman * hit on * hit one out of the ballpark * hit one's stride * hit out * hit paydirt * hit the ball twice * hit the books * hit the bottle * hit the bricks * hit the ceiling * hit the deck * hit the dirt * hit the gas * hit the ground running * hit the hay * hit the head * hit the headlines * hit the jackpot * hit the nail on the head * hit the net * hit the pan * hit the pavement * hit the road * hit rock bottom * hit the rock * hit the rocks * hit the roof * hit the sack * hit the silk * hit the skids * hit the spot * hit up * hit upon * hit wicket * hittable * hitter * hitting * not know what hit one * pinch-hit

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A blow; a punch; a striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything.
  • * Dryden
  • So he the famed Cilician fencer praised, / And, at each hit , with wonder seems amazed.
    The hit was very slight.
  • A success, especially in the entertainment industry.
  • The band played their hit song to the delight of the fans.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • What late he called a blessing, now was wit, / And God's good providence, a lucky hit .
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=February 9 , author=Tasha Robinson , title=Film: Review: Chico & Rita citation , page= , passage=Chico & Rita opens in the modern era, as an aged, weary Chico shines shoes in his native Cuba. Then a song heard on the radio—a hit he wrote and recorded with Rita in their youth—carries him back to 1948 Havana, where they first met. }}
  • An attack on a location, person or people.
  • # In the game of , a correct guess at where one's opponent ship is.
  • (computing, Internet) The result of a search of a computer system or of a search engine
  • (Internet) A measured visit to a web site, a request for a single file from a web server.
  • My site received twice as many hits after being listed in a search engine.
  • An approximately correct answer in a test set.
  • (baseball) The complete play, when the batter reaches base without the benefit of a walk, error, or fielder’s choice.
  • The catcher got a hit to lead off the fifth.
  • (colloquial) A dose of an illegal or addictive drug.
  • Where am I going to get my next hit ?
  • A premeditated murder done for criminal or political purposes.
  • (dated) A peculiarly apt expression or turn of thought; a phrase which hits the mark.
  • a happy hit
  • A game won at backgammon after the adversary has removed some of his men. It counts for less than a gammon.
  • Antonyms
    * (a punch) miss * (success) flop, turkey
    Derived terms
    * banjo hit * base hit * cult hit * direct hit * hit counter * hit list * hit parade * hit point * hit squad * hit test * infield hit * king hit * nervous hit * no hit * one-hit wonder * pinch hit * smash hit * straight hit * take a hit

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) . More at (l). Note 'it.

    Pronoun

  • (dialectal) .
  • * 1922 , Philip Gengembre Hubert, The Atlantic monthly, Volume 130:
  • But how hit was to come about didn't appear.
  • * 1998 , Nancy A. Walker, What's so funny?: humor in American culture:
  • Now, George, grease it good, an' let hit' slide down the hill ' hits own way.
    Derived terms
    * (l) * (l)

    affected

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • influenced or changed by something
  • The affected compass was impossible to use, so we got lost.
  • simulated in order to impress
  • He spoke with an affected English accent.
  • Emotionally moved; touched.
  • (algebra, archaic) adfected
  • an affected equation
  • Resulting from a mostly negative physical effect or transformation
  • See also

    * affectation

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone , as by a disease.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (affect)
  • The thunderstorm affected the compass, and we got lost.

    See also

    * effected