Hike

Hike

, n. 1. The act of hiking.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A long walk usually for exercise or pleasure or exercise; a tramp; a march. [wns=1]
[PJC]

With every hike there's a few laid out with their hands crossed.
Scribner's Mag.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. an increase in cost, rate, etc.; as, there was a dramatic hike in gasoline prices; a hike in the interest rates. [wns=2]
Syn. -- rise, boost.
[WordNet 1.5]

4. Hence: the amount a salary is increased; as, he got a wage hike. [wns=3]
Syn. -- raise, rise.
[WordNet 1.5]

 

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