verb (used with object)
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Idioms for hill
- to break out of prison.
- to absent oneself without leave from one's military unit.
- to leave suddenly or mysteriously: Rumor has it that her husband has gone over the hill.
- relatively advanced in age.
- past one's prime.
Origin of hill
SYNONYMS FOR hill
OTHER WORDS FROM hillhiller, nounun·der·hill, noun
Words nearby hill
Definition for hill (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for hill
Justin Robinson, 44, a lifelong resident of Bonny Doon, an unincorporated community in the hills above Santa Cruz, got an order to evacuate on Tuesday, August 18.
We’ve got a lot more hills and it’s just a different landscape.Full Transcript: Tomi Lahren on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 31, 2020|Ozy
Their compact, powerful motors strip away the burden of carrying heavy loads and give you a smooth, swift push that flattens hills and shrinks city distances.Do You Want to Buy an E-Cargo Bike? Read This First.|Joe Lindsey|August 30, 2020|Outside Online
Oxford officials, including Hill and Gilbert, did not respond to requests for comment.Oxford’s COVID vaccine deal with AstraZeneca raises concerns about access and pricing|lbelanger225|August 24, 2020|Fortune
In addition to supporting Hill, the Club’s ad spending has mostly targeted Harshbarger and Crowe, which suggests they may be the leading contenders.
Johnson knew that the proposals he was going to send to the Hill would be divisive.
But then the summit gives way to the other side of the hill, and a childlike glee arises from the whooooosh of the descent.
We drove back down the hill, and the driver let me out near the Prado.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shakur remains very much alive, along with Hill, Morales, LeBeef and the others.
“I have never felt guilty about that cop,” Hill was quoted saying.
He was afraid that when he looked over the hill he would see nothing.When Buffalo Ran|George Bird Grinnell
Fine links at the top of the hill, not half a mile from the farm.Love Among the Chickens|P. G. Wodehouse
To pass the weary time Jones and Hill dabbled in and experimented with hypnotism and telepathy.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott
Two weeks later a light filtered through the closed shutters of Young's residence on the hill.The Secret of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
Jerome, going to the mill one day shortly afterwards, reached the Means house as the Colonel was coming down the hill.Jerome, A Poor Man|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for hill (1 of 2)
- a conspicuous and often rounded natural elevation of the earth's surface, less high or craggy than a mountain
- (in combination)a hillside; a hilltop
- a heap or mound made by a person or animal
- (in combination)a dunghill
- informal beyond one's prime
- military slang absent without leave or deserting
Derived forms of hillhiller, nounhilly, adjective
Word Origin for hill
British Dictionary definitions for hill (2 of 2)
Medical definitions for hill
Idioms and Phrases with hill
see downhill all the way; go downhill; head for (the hills); make a mountain out of a molehill; not worth a dime (hill of beans); old as Adam (the hills); over the hill.