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Meaning of hike

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a
           hike in her spare time" [syn: {hike}, {hiking}, {tramp}]
      2: an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
         [syn: {rise}, {boost}, {hike}, {cost increase}]
      3: the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he
         got a wage hike" [syn: {raise}, {rise}, {wage hike}, {hike},
         {wage increase}, {salary increase}]
      v 1: increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents" [syn: {hike},
           {hike up}, {boost}]
      2: walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We
         were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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