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Definition of "hiked" []

  • To walk a long way, usually for pleasure or exercise, esp in the country (verb)
  • To pull or be pulled; hitch (verb)
  • To increase (a price) (verb)
  • A long walk (noun)
  • A rise in prices, wages, etc (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of hike. (verb)

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Use "hiked" in a sentence
  • "In the first quarter of this year, Russia 's Gazprom again hiked the prices it charges to Ukraine' s cash-strapped state gas company, Naftohaz Ukrainy, meaning its tab soared to $305 per thousand cubic meters from $50 per thousand cubic meters in 2005."
  • "The search will begin once again tomorrow morning, once again, although they did cover much of the trail that she is believed to have hiked, which is about a six-mile trail, the Appalachian Trail, but they are going to be covering any forks off there, trying to hit any places they may have missed."
  • "With margin calls hiked so high that - here in London at least - the money held by brokers, exchanges and clearing houses has risen to 43\% of the UK's entire cash deposits, up from the 10-year average of 26\% ...?"