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Meaning of HIE

Pronunciation:  hI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
 

HIE is a 3 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed
 
 Antonyms: dawdle, linger
 
 See Also: accelerate, barge, buck, charge, dart, dash, flash, go, locomote, move, push forward, quicken, scoot, scud, shoot, shoot down, speed up, tear, thrust ahead, travel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Hie\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hying}.]
    [OE. hien, hihen, highen, AS. higian to hasten, strive; cf.
    L. ciere to put in motion, call upon, rouse, Gr. ? to go, E.
    cite.]
    To hasten; to go in haste; -- also often with the reciprocal
    pronoun. [Rare, except in poetry] ``My husband hies him
    home.'' --Shak.
    
          The youth, returning to his mistress, hies. --Dryden.
    
    
  2. \Hie\, n.
    Haste; diligence. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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