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hie

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verb \ˈhī\

Definition of hie

hiedhy·ing or hie·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to go quickly :  hasten

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to cause (oneself) to go quickly



Examples of hie

  1. <we had best hie home before the snow gets worse>



Origin of hie

Middle English, from Old English hīgian to strive, hasten


First Known Use: 12th century

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