to gain with effort
she achieved her goal despite setbacks
reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
The thermometer hit 100 degrees|This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour
Synonym: hit, reach
find unexpectedly
the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb|she struck a goldmine|The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake
reach a destination, either real or abstract
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
Synonym: reach, make, hit, gain, arrive at