- IPA: /haɪ/
hie (hies, present participle hying; past and past participle hied)
- (intransitive, poetic) To hasten; to go quickly, to hurry.
- The youth, returning to his mistress, hies.
- (reflexive, poetic) To hurry (oneself).
- c. 1604–1605, William Shakespeare, “All’s VVell, that Ends VVell”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene iv]:
- My husband hies him home.
- French: se hâter, se dépêcher
- German: eilen
- Italian: affrettarsi
- Russian: спешить
- Spanish: apresurarse, darse prisa
hie (plural hies)Translations