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English noun: hike

1. hike (act) a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure

SamplesShe enjoys a hike in her spare time.

Synonymshiking, tramp

Broader (hypernym)walk

Narrower (hyponym)trudge

2. hike (attribute) an increase in cost

SamplesThey asked for a 10% rise in rates.

Synonymsboost, cost increase, rise

Broader (hypernym)increase, increment

3. hike (attribute) the amount a salary is increased

SamplesHe got a 3% raise.
He got a wage hike.

Synonymsraise, rise, salary increase, wage hike, wage increase

Broader (hypernym)increase, increment

English verb: hike

1. hike (motion) increase

SamplesThe landlord hiked up the rents.

Synonymsboost, hike up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise

2. hike (motion) walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise

SamplesWe were hiking in Colorado.
Hike the Rockies.

ExamplesSam and Sue hike, They hike up the hill

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)walk

Narrower (hyponym)backpack, pack, tramp

Domain categoryathletics, sport

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