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hike

 (hīk)
v. hiked, hik·ing, hikes
v.intr.
1. To go on an extended walk for pleasure or exercise, especially in a natural setting.
2. To rise, especially to rise upward out of place: My coat had hiked up in the back.
v.tr.
1. To travel over on foot for pleasure or exercise: hiked the Appalachian Trail.
2. To increase or raise in amount, especially abruptly: shopkeepers who hiked their prices for the tourist trade.
3. To pull or raise with a sudden motion; hitch: hiked myself onto the stone wall; hiked up her knee socks.
4. Football To snap (the ball).
n.
1. A long walk or march: went for a hike to the lake.
2. An often abrupt increase or rise: a price hike.
3. Football See snap.
Phrasal Verb:
hike out Nautical
To sit and lean backward or be suspended beyond the high side of a heeling sailboat in order to counterbalance the heel.
Idiom:
take a hike Slang
To leave because one's presence is unwanted. Often used in the imperative.

[Origin unknown.]

hik′er n.

hike

(haɪk)
vb
1. (intr) to walk a long way, usually for pleasure or exercise, esp in the country
2. (usually foll by up) to pull or be pulled; hitch
3. (tr) to increase (a price)
n
4. a long walk
5. a rise in prices, wages, etc
[C18: of uncertain origin]
ˈhiker n

hike

(haɪk)

v. hiked, hik•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to walk or march a great distance, esp. through rural areas, for pleasure, exercise, military training, etc.
2. to move up or rise out of place or position (often fol. by up): My shirt hikes up if I don't wear a belt.
3. to hold oneself outboard on the windward side of a heeling sailboat to reduce the amount of heel.
v.t.
4. to move or raise with a jerk (often fol. by up): to hike up one's socks.
5. to increase, often sharply and unexpectedly: to hike prices.
n.
6. a long walk or march for recreational activity, military training, or the like.
7. an increase or rise, often sharp and unexpected: a wage hike.
[1800–10; perhaps dial. variant of hitch1]
hik′er, n.

hike

- As a walk, it evolved from its original meaning of "to jerk or pull" (oneself along).
See also related terms for jerk.

hike


Past participle: hiked
Gerund: hiking

Imperative
hike
hike
Present
I hike
you hike
he/she/it hikes
we hike
you hike
they hike
Preterite
I hiked
you hiked
he/she/it hiked
we hiked
you hiked
they hiked
Present Continuous
I am hiking
you are hiking
he/she/it is hiking
we are hiking
you are hiking
they are hiking
Present Perfect
I have hiked
you have hiked
he/she/it has hiked
we have hiked
you have hiked
they have hiked
Past Continuous
I was hiking
you were hiking
he/she/it was hiking
we were hiking
you were hiking
they were hiking
Past Perfect
I had hiked
you had hiked
he/she/it had hiked
we had hiked
you had hiked
they had hiked
Future
I will hike
you will hike
he/she/it will hike
we will hike
you will hike
they will hike
Future Perfect
I will have hiked
you will have hiked
he/she/it will have hiked
we will have hiked
you will have hiked
they will have hiked
Future Continuous
I will be hiking
you will be hiking
he/she/it will be hiking
we will be hiking
you will be hiking
they will be hiking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hiking
you have been hiking
he/she/it has been hiking
we have been hiking
you have been hiking
they have been hiking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hiking
you will have been hiking
he/she/it will have been hiking
we will have been hiking
you will have been hiking
they will have been hiking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hiking
you had been hiking
he/she/it had been hiking
we had been hiking
you had been hiking
they had been hiking
Conditional
I would hike
you would hike
he/she/it would hike
we would hike
you would hike
they would hike
Past Conditional
I would have hiked
you would have hiked
he/she/it would have hiked
we would have hiked
you would have hiked
they would have hiked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hike - a long walk usually for exercise or pleasurehike - a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a hike in her spare time"
walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
trudge - a long difficult walk
2.hike - an increase in costhike - an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
increment, increase - the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
3.hike - the amount a salary is increasedhike - the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
increment, increase - the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
Verb1.hike - increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
lift, raise, elevate, get up, bring up - raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
2.hike - walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
tramp - travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition; "We went tramping about the state of Colorado"
backpack, pack - hike with a backpack; "Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"

hike

noun
1. walk, march, trek, ramble, tramp, traipse, journey on foot a hike around the cluster of hills
2. (Informal) increase, rise, raise a hike in taxes and spending cuts
increase cut, reduction
verb
1. walk, march, trek, ramble, tramp, leg it (informal), back-pack, hoof it (slang) You could hike through the Fish River Canyon.
2. (Informal) increase, raise, inflate, bump up (informal), up It has now been forced to hike its rates by 5.25 per cent.
increase cut
hike something up hitch up, raise, lift, pull up, jack up He hiked up his trouser legs.

hike

verb
1. To travel about or journey on foot:
2. To increase in amount:
boost, jack (up), jump, raise, up.
noun
Translations
تَـجَوُّلٌ فِي الرِّيفِرِحْلَةٌ سَيْرًا عَلَى الَأقْدامنُزْهَة سَيْرا على الأقْداميَتَنَزَّه سيرا على الأقْدام
túravandrdělat výlety
vandrevandreturgåtur
kävelyretkivaellus
pješačenjeskitnja
gyalogtúratúrán vesz résztturistáskodik
fara í langa göngu, gangagönguferî
ハイキング徒歩旅行急上昇急騰散策
하이킹행군
keliauti pėsčiomisturistasžygis pėsčiomis
doties pārgājienāpārgājiens
robiť túry
pešačenjepešačiti
fotvandringvandra
การเดินทางไกลการเดินทางไกลด้วยเท้า
kırda uzun yürüyüşe çıkmaktaban tepmekuzun kır yürüyüşüyürüyüşe çıkma
chuyến đi bộ dàicuộc đi bộ đường dài

hike

1 [haɪk]
B. VT to hike itir a pie
C. Nexcursión f a pie, caminata f
to go on a hikehacer una excursión (a pie), dar una caminata
take a hike!¡lárgate!

hike

2 [haɪk]
A. N (= increase) → aumento m
B. VT [+ prices, rates] → aumentar, subir
hike up VT + ADV
1. [+ skirt, socks] → subirse
2. [+ prices, amounts] → aumentar, subir

hike

[ˈhaɪk]
vi (as leisure activity)aller à pied
to hike through the Alps → traverser les Alpes à pied
We spent the holiday hiking in Scotland
BUT On a passé les vacances à faire de la randonnée en Écosse.
to go hiking → faire de la randonnée
n (= walk) (as leisure activity)randonnée f
to go for a hike → partir en randonnée
(= rise) (in prices)relèvement m
a hike in prices → un relèvement des prix
a hike in taxes → un relèvement de l'impôt
vt (= raise) [+ price, tax] → relever
The federal government hiked the tax on liquor → Le gouvernement fédéral a relevé les taxes sur l'alcool.
hike up
vt sep
[+ clothes] → remonter
[+ price, tax] → relever
Big banks were hiking their rates up → Les grandes banques relevaient leurs taux.

hike

viwandern
vt prices, rateserhöhen
n
(lit)Wanderung f
(fig: in interest rates) → Erhöhung f

hike

[haɪk]
1. n
a.escursione f a piedi
to go on or for a hike → fare un'escursione or una gita a piedi
b. (fam) (in prices) → aumento
2. vifare un'escursione or una gita a piedi
to go hiking → fare escursioni a piedi
3. vt (fam) → aumentare

hike

(haik) noun
a long walk, usually in the country. twenty-mile hike.
verb
to go on a hike or hikes. He has hiked all over Britain.
ˈhiker noun

hike

تَـجَوُّلٌ فِي الرِّيفِ, رِحْلَةٌ سَيْرًا عَلَى الَأقْدام túra, vandr gåtur, vandre Wanderung πεζοπορία, ποδαρόδρομος caminata kävelyretki, vaellus randonnée pješačenje, skitnja camminata, escursione ハイキング, 徒歩旅行 하이킹, 행군 trektocht, voettocht fottur wędrówka caminhada, caminhada longa долгая прогулка, пешая прогулка fotvandring การเดินทางไกล, การเดินทางไกลด้วยเท้า taban tepmek, yürüyüşe çıkma chuyến đi bộ dài, cuộc đi bộ đường dài 远足

hike

n. caminata;
v.
to go on a ___ir a caminar, ir andando.

hike

n caminata; vi caminar (en senderos campestres), hacer senderismo, hacer una caminata
References in classic literature ?
He told us we had a long night drive ahead of us, and had better be on the hike.
Don't be surprised if I get up in the middle of the night to hike it down.
Always were they menaced by some frightful thing and seldom were their rifles cool, yet even in the brief time they had dwelt upon Caprona they had become callous to danger, so that they swung along laughing and chatting like soldiers on a summer hike.
An' of course the dogs can hike along all day with that contraption behind them," affirmed a second of the men.
An' I know, an' you know, a dozen old aunts, an' sister-in-laws, an' such, that's had to hike to the poorhouse because their folks couldn't take care of 'em in these times.
I made over twenty miles that day, for I was now hardened to fatigue and accustomed to long hikes, having spent considerable time hunting and exploring in the immediate vicinity of camp.
Each end has a great store where you can pick up last minute gear and supplies and a restaurant where you can treat yourself after your long hike.
The last 2-3[cent]/lb hike was not broadly supported by suppliers and appears to have no chance of implementation this year.
When I photographed the Alaska-cedar, I had to hike five miles," he adds.
The trick to a successful hike with young people is to make it easy and safe for these hikers to enjoy what they find in nature.
The grass-roots coalition was founded to mobilize home, cooperative and condominium owners, commercial property owners as well as businesses to rally against the city's proposed tax hike before the city council votes on the proposal on June 30.
The first art hike was created as Tieken-Lopez' thesis project in 1994.