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HIKE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hike mean? 

HIKE (noun)
  The noun HIKE has 3 senses:

1. a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
2. an increase in cost
3. the amount a salary is increased

  Familiarity information: HIKE used as a noun is uncommon.


HIKE (verb)
  The verb HIKE has 2 senses:

1. increase
2. walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise

  Familiarity information: HIKE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HIKE (noun)


Sense 1hike [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A long walk usually for exercise or pleasure

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

hike; hiking; tramp

Context example:

she enjoys a hike in her spare time

Hypernyms ("hike" is a kind of...):

walk (the act of walking somewhere)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hike"):

trudge (a long difficult walk)


Sense 2hike [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An increase in cost

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

cost increase; hike; boost; rise

Context example:

they asked for a 10% rise in rates

Hypernyms ("hike" is a kind of...):

increase; increment (the amount by which something increases)


Sense 3hike [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The amount a salary is increased

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

wage increase; wage hike; salary increase; raise; hike; rise

Context examples:

he got a 3% raise / he got a wage hike

Hypernyms ("hike" is a kind of...):

increase; increment (the amount by which something increases)


HIKE (verb)


Sense 1hike [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Increase

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

boost; hike; hike up

Context example:

The landlord hiked up the rents

Hypernyms (to "hike" is one way to...):

bring up; elevate; get up; lift; raise (raise from a lower to a higher position)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2hike [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context examples:

We were hiking in Colorado / hike the Rockies

Hypernyms (to "hike" is one way to...):

walk (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps)

Domain category:

athletics; sport (an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "hike"):

tramp (travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition)

backpack; pack (hike with a backpack)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence examples:

Sam and Sue hike
They hike up the hill


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