4 letter word starting with hi

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
hide verb t. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to secrete., To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing., To remove from danger; to shelter., To lie concealed; to keep one’s self out of view; to be withdrawn from sight or observation., An abode or dwelling., A measure of land, common in Domesday Book and old English charters, the quantity of which is not well ascertained, but has been differently estimated at 80, 100, and 120 acres., The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; — generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic animals, as oxen, horses, etc., The human skin; — so called in contempt., To flog; to whip.
hied imp. & past participle of Hie
high verb i. To hie., Elevated above any starting point of measurement, as a line, or surface; having altitude; lifted up; raised or extended in the direction of the zenith; lofty; tall; as, a high mountain, tower, tree; the sun is high., Regarded as raised up or elevated; distinguished; remarkable; conspicuous; superior; — used indefinitely or relatively, and often in figurative senses, which are understood from the connection, Elevated in character or quality, whether moral or intellectual; preeminent; honorable; as, high aims, or motives., Exalted in social standing or general estimation, or in rank, reputation, office, and the like; dignified; as, she was welcomed in the highest circles., Of noble birth; illustrious; as, of high family., Of great strength, force, importance, and the like; strong; mighty; powerful; violent; sometimes, triumphant; victorious; majestic, etc.; as, a high wind; high passions., Very abstract; difficult to comprehend or surmount; grand; noble., Costly; dear in price; extravagant; as, to hold goods at a high price., Arrogant; lofty; boastful; proud; ostentatious; — used in a bad sense., Possessing a characteristic quality in a supreme or superior degree; as, high (i. e., intense) heat; high (i. e., full or quite) noon; high (i. e., rich or spicy) seasoning; high (i. e., complete) pleasure; high (i. e., deep or vivid) color; high (i. e., extensive, thorough) scholarship, etc., Strong-scented; slightly tainted; as, epicures do not cook game before it is high., Acute or sharp; — opposed to grave or low; as, a high note., Made with a high position of some part of the tongue in relation to the palate, as / (/ve), / (f/d). See Guide to Pronunciation, // 10, 11., In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully., An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven., People of rank or high station; as, high and low., The highest card dealt or drawn., To rise; as, the sun higheth.
hile verb t. To hide. See Hele., Same as Hilum.
hill noun A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence less than a mountain., The earth raised about the roots of a plant or cluster of plants. [U. S.] See Hill, v. t., A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them; as, a hill of corn or potatoes., To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.
hilt noun A handle; especially, the handle of a sword, dagger, or the like.
hind noun The female of the red deer, of which the male is the stag., A spotted food fish of the genus Epinephelus, as E. apua of Bermuda, and E. Drummond-hayi of Florida; — called also coney, John Paw, spotted hind., A domestic; a servant., A peasant; a rustic; a farm servant., In the rear; — opposed to front; of or pertaining to the part or end which follows or is behind, in opposition to the part which leads or is before; as, the hind legs or hind feet of a quadruped; the hind man in a procession.
hine noun A servant; a farm laborer; a peasant; a hind.
hink noun A reaping hook.
hint verb t. To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to suggest in an indirect manner; as, to hint a suspicion., To make an indirect reference, suggestion, or allusion; to allude vaguely to something., A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive.
hire pronoun See Here, pron., The price, reward, or compensation paid, or contracted to be paid, for the temporary use of a thing or a place, for personal service, or for labor; wages; rent; pay., A bailment by which the use of a thing, or the services and labor of a person, are contracted for at a certain price or reward., To procure (any chattel or estate) from another person, for temporary use, for a compensation or equivalent; to purchase the use or enjoyment of for a limited time; as, to hire a farm for a year; to hire money., To engage or purchase the service, labor, or interest of (any one) for a specific purpose, by payment of wages; as, to hire a servant, an agent, or an advocate., To grant the temporary use of, for compensation; to engage to give the service of, for a price; to let; to lease; — now usually with out, and often reflexively; as, he has hired out his horse, or his time.
hirs pronoun Hers; theirs. See Here, pron.
hiss verb i. To make with the mouth a prolonged sound like that of the letter s, by driving the breath between the tongue and the teeth; to make with the mouth a sound like that made by a goose or a snake when angered; esp., to make such a sound as an expression of hatred, passion, or disapproval., To make a similar noise by any means; to pass with a sibilant sound; as, the arrow hissed as it flew., To condemn or express contempt for by hissing., To utter with a hissing sound., A prolonged sound like that letter s, made by forcing out the breath between the tongue and teeth, esp. as a token of disapprobation or contempt., Any sound resembling that above described, The noise made by a serpent., The note of a goose when irritated., The noise made by steam escaping through a narrow orifice, or by water falling on a hot stove.
hist interj. Hush; be silent; — a signal for silence.
hit. adj. having become very popular or acclaimed; — said of entertainment performances; as, a hit record, a hit movie.
hive noun A box, basket, or other structure, for the reception and habitation of a swarm of honeybees., The bees of one hive; a swarm of bees., A place swarming with busy occupants; a crowd., To collect into a hive; to place in, or cause to enter, a hive; as, to hive a swarm of bees., To store up in a hive, as honey; hence, to gather and accumulate for future need; to lay up in store., To take shelter or lodgings together; to reside in a collective body.
hizz verb i. To hiss.