[ hip ]
/ hɪp /
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Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of hyp
Other definitions for hyp (2 of 3)
variant of hypo- before a vowel: hypalgesia.
Other definitions for hyp (3 of 3)
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How to use hyp in a sentence
"The Captain wants to see old Hyp," one of his aides replied.
The hip or hyp, the vapours, depression of spirits, blue devils.
Kaitoi taut' ouk oid' hops exnechthn eipein ou proelomenos all' hyp' auts tou logou ts akolouthias anankastheis.
Hyp—oh, dear, if the train should be gone—to wait until next day—alone—in Drammen!
British Dictionary definitions for hyp (1 of 2)
a variant of hypo- hypabyssal
British Dictionary definitions for hyp (2 of 2)
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Medical definitions for hyp
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