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English noun: home run

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


Synonymshomer


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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