Blackjack Terms: Hit

What does it mean to "Hit" in the game of Blackjack?  When you hit you are asking the dealer for an additional card.  You can keep on hitting until you have 21 or over.

How to hit a hand in blackjack

Your initial cards
7 4

After you have decided to hit your and you will receive an additional card.

King
If you beat the dealer you will be paid out your wager, if you tie your hand will be a push and if you lose you will lose your wager.

Your Completed Hand
7 4 King

Dealer's Completed Hand
Ace 7

You win!  You will be paid out your wager.  For example: $5 (wager) = $5 winnings!