- to hasten; speed; go in haste.
- to hasten (oneself): Hie yourself down to this once-in-a-lifetime sale!
Origin of hie
Examples from the Web for hies
Historical Examples of hies
With this she hies away to Alischar to make him acquainted with her success.
But the schoolboy has his lessons to do, and he hies himself to his final task.Modernities
Horace Barnett Samuel
He hies himself there and revels in the delights of a perfect dinner.Nasby in Exile
David R. Locke
Like all great prima-donnas, Madame Melba has a beautiful home of her own, and a country place to which she hies in the summer.Stars of the Opera
Judge Davis hies himself away to the splendid excitement of his Eastern metropolitan practise.The Little Lady of Lagunitas
Richard Henry Savage
- (in Scotland) Highlands and Islands Enterprise
- archaic, or poetic to hurry; hasten; speed
Word Origin for hie
Old English higian "strive, hasten," originally "to be intent on," from Proto-Germanic *hig- (cf. Middle Dutch higen "to pant," Middle Low German hichen, German heichen). Related: Hied; hies; hieing.