Definitions for: Hike

[n] a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
[n] the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
[n] an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
[v] walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"
[v] increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"

Webster (1913) Definition: Hike, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hiked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Hiking.] [Cf. Hitch.]
To move with a swing, toss, throw, jerk, or the like. [Dial.
or Colloq.]

Hike, v. i.
To hike one's self; specif., to go with exertion or effort;
to tramp; to march laboriously. [Dial. or Colloq.] ``If you
persist in heaving and hiking like this.''

Hike, n.
The act of hiking; a tramp; a march. [Dial. or Colloq.]

With every hike there's a few laid out with their hands
crossed. --Scribner's

Synonyms: boost, boost, cost increase, hike up, raise, rise, salary increase, tramp, wage hike, wage increase

See Also: backpack, bring up, elevate, get up, increase, increment, lift, pack, raise, tramp, treck, trudge, walk, walk

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