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verb (used without object),hied, hie·ing or hy·ing.
  1. to hasten; speed; go in haste.

verb (used with object),hied, hie·ing or hy·ing.
  1. to hasten (oneself): Hie yourself down to this once-in-a-lifetime sale!

Origin of hie

before 900; Middle English hien, hyen,Old English hīgian to strive; cognate with Dutch hijgen to pant, Greek kíein to go; Latin ciēre to cause to go

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British Dictionary definitions for hie (1 of 2)


/ (haɪ) /

verbhies, hieing, hying or hied
  1. archaic, or poetic to hurry; hasten; speed

Origin of hie

Old English hīgian to strive

British Dictionary definitions for HIE (2 of 2)


abbreviation for
  1. (in Scotland) Highlands and Islands Enterprise

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