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HIKE UP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hike up mean? 

HIKE UP (verb)
  The verb HIKE UP has 2 senses:

1. pull up
2. increase

  Familiarity information: HIKE UP used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HIKE UP (verb)


Sense 1hike up [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pull up

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

hike up; hitch up

Context example:

He hitched up his socks and and pants

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

pull (apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2hike up [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 up" is one way to...):

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

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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