hike up

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Verb1.hike up - pull up; "He hitched up his socks and pants"
pull - apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin"
2.hike up - 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"

w>hike up

vt sep
trousers, skirthochziehen
prices, rateserhöhen
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There is clearly no incentive for this grossly inefficient state company to save money when they can hike up the cost of their product at will.
Putting 50 pounds of equipment on your back for a two-mile hike up a hill in the summer heat - making you wish you had never left your cell and signed up for the program - two for one or not.