verb \ˈhī\
hiedhy·ing or hie·ing

Definition of HIE

intransitive verb
:  to go quickly :  hasten
transitive verb
:  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

Rhymes with HIE


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