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Definition 1: a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure - [noun denoting act]

Samples where hike or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she enjoys a hike in her spare time

Synonyms for hike in the sense of this definition

(hike is a kind of ...) the act of walking somewhere

"he took a walk after lunch"

(... is a kind of hike ) a long difficult walk

Definition 2: the amount a salary is increased - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where hike or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he got a 3% raise
  • he got a wage hike

Synonyms for hike in the sense of this definition

(hike is a kind of ...) the amount by which something increases

"they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"

Definition 3: an increase in cost - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where hike or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

Synonyms for hike in the sense of this definition

(hike is a kind of ...) the amount by which something increases

"they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"

Definition 4: walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise - [verb of motion]

Samples where hike or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We were hiking in Colorado
  • hike the Rockies

(hike is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of hike ) travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition

"We went tramping about the state of Colorado"

(... is a kind of hike ) hike with a backpack

"Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"

(hike belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 5: increase - [verb of motion]

Samples where hike or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The landlord hiked up the rents

Synonyms for hike in the sense of this definition

(hike is a kind of ...) raise from a lower to a higher position

"Raise your hands" "Lift a load"

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