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hikehike2 ●●○ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]DLO to take a long walk in the mountains or countrysidehike something American English His dream is to hike the Appalachian Trail.see thesaurus at walk2 (also hike up) [transitive] especially American EnglishBBINCREASE IN NUMBER OR AMOUNT to increase a price, tax etc by a large amount syn raise hike something ↔ up→ See Verb table
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hikeI hiked across valleys so flat and wide it sometimes felt that I was walking on the spot.Patricia likes doing active things like canoeing, hiking, and horse-riding.We arrive exhausted, haul in our rucsacs, check in again and hike back along the corridor to the airport.We're going hiking in Scotland this summer.The President wants to hike spending for foreign aid.I've hiked the canyon four times.We're going to hike to the top of that hill over there.Pretending to be on a stroll, she hiked up to the car park.Tired from hiking, we checked in, turned on the television and ordered a pizza.