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English noun: home run

1. home run (act) a base hit on which the batter scores a run


Broader (hypernym)base hit, safety

Narrower (hyponym)solo blast, solo homer

2. home run (act) something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal

SamplesThe new advertising campaign was a bell ringer.
Scored a bull's eye.
Hit the mark.
The president's speech was a home run.

Synonymsbell ringer, bull's eye, mark

Broader (hypernym)success

Domain usagefigure, figure of speech, image, trope

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