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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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