hike

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
hike

Plural
hikes

  1. A hike is a long walk.
  2. A hike is an abrupt increase.
    The tenants were not happy with the rent hike.

Verb[change]

Plain form
hike

Third-person singular
hikes

Past tense
hiked

Past participle
hiked

Present participle
hiking

  1. If you go hiking, you take a long walk for pleasure or exercise.
    Don't forget to bring the map when we go hiking tomorrow.
  2. If the price of something hikes, it increases unfairly or suddenly.
    The landlord hiked the rent from a $2000 to $4000, hoping to chase the tenants away.

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