hike Definition

  • 1a long walk, especially in the countryside or wilderness
  • 2a sudden increase in something

Using hike: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "hike" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    We went on a hike in the mountains.

  • Example

    The company announced a hike in prices.

  • Example

    There was a sudden hike in temperature.

  • Example

    We need to take a hike to clear our minds.

hike Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for hike

Phrases with hike

  • to go away or leave


    I don't want to talk to you anymore. Take a hike!

  • hike up

    to raise or increase something, especially prices


    The company hiked up the prices of their products.

  • a guided walk in nature, usually with an expert who can identify plants and animals


    The park ranger led us on a nature hike through the forest.


Summary: hike in Brief

The term 'hike' [hahyk] refers to a long walk, often in the countryside or wilderness, as well as a sudden increase in something. It can be used in phrases like 'take a hike,' meaning to go away, and 'hike up,' meaning to raise or increase something. Examples include 'We went on a hike in the mountains' and 'The company announced a hike in prices.'

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