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The habit of begging, that plague of tourist resorts, is an incessant nuisance on the Alhambra hill.
Katharine Lee Bates

Meaning of "hill" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HILL

Old English hyll; related to Old Frisian holla head, Latin collis hill, Low German hull hill.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HILL

hill  [hɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HILL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hill is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb hill in English.

WHAT DOES HILL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hill

Hill

A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain. It often has a distinct summit, although in areas with scarp/dip topography a hill may refer to a particular section of flat terrain without a massive summit. Various terms for the slope or incline of a hill include the Scots language term brae. The panoramic view from Connors Hill, near Swifts Creek, Victoria...

Definition of hill in the English dictionary

The first definition of hill in the dictionary is a conspicuous and often rounded natural elevation of the earth's surface, less high or craggy than a mountain. Other definition of hill is a heap or mound made by a person or animal. Hill is also an incline; slope.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HILL

PRESENT

Present
I hill
you hill
he/she/it hills
we hill
you hill
they hill
Present continuous
I am hilling
you are hilling
he/she/it is hilling
we are hilling
you are hilling
they are hilling
Present perfect
I have hilled
you have hilled
he/she/it has hilled
we have hilled
you have hilled
they have hilled
Present perfect continuous
I have been hilling
you have been hilling
he/she/it has been hilling
we have been hilling
you have been hilling
they have been hilling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I hilled
you hilled
he/she/it hilled
we hilled
you hilled
they hilled
Past continuous
I was hilling
you were hilling
he/she/it was hilling
we were hilling
you were hilling
they were hilling
Past perfect
I had hilled
you had hilled
he/she/it had hilled
we had hilled
you had hilled
they had hilled
Past perfect continuous
I had been hilling
you had been hilling
he/she/it had been hilling
we had been hilling
you had been hilling
they had been hilling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will hill
you will hill
he/she/it will hill
we will hill
you will hill
they will hill
Future continuous
I will be hilling
you will be hilling
he/she/it will be hilling
we will be hilling
you will be hilling
they will be hilling
Future perfect
I will have hilled
you will have hilled
he/she/it will have hilled
we will have hilled
you will have hilled
they will have hilled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been hilling
you will have been hilling
he/she/it will have been hilling
we will have been hilling
you will have been hilling
they will have been hilling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would hill
you would hill
he/she/it would hill
we would hill
you would hill
they would hill
Conditional continuous
I would be hilling
you would be hilling
he/she/it would be hilling
we would be hilling
you would be hilling
they would be hilling
Conditional perfect
I would have hill
you would have hill
he/she/it would have hill
we would have hill
you would have hill
they would have hill
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been hilling
you would have been hilling
he/she/it would have been hilling
we would have been hilling
you would have been hilling
they would have been hilling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you hill
we let´s hill
you hill
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to hill
Past participle
hilled
Present Participle
hilling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HILL

hilding
hill climb
hill climber
hill climbing
hill country
hill farm
hill farmer
hill farming
hill mynah
Hill of Tara
hill start
hill station
hill walker
hill walking
Hilla
Hillary
hillbillies
hillbilly
hillbilly music
hillcrest

WORDS THAT END LIKE HILL

back and fill
bill
chill
fill
fit the bill
free-will
grill
ill
kill
mill
over the hill
run of the mill
run-of-the-mill
skill
still
till
vill
what you will
will
with a will

Synonyms and antonyms of hill in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HILL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «hill» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of hill
acclivity · brae · climb · down · drift · elevation · eminence · fell · gradient · heap · height · hillock · hilltop · hummock · incline · knoll · mound · mount · pile · prominence · rick · rise · slope · stack · tor

Translation of «hill» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HILL

Find out the translation of hill to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hill from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hill» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

小山
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

colina
570 millions of speakers

English

hill
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पहाड़ी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تَلّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

холм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

colina
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পাহাড়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

colline
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bukit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hügel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

언덕
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gunung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đồi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टेकडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tepe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

collina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wzgórze
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пагорб
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

deal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λόφος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Hill
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

backe
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ås
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hill

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HILL»

The term «hill» is very widely used and occupies the 2.264 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HILL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hill» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hill» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hill

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «HILL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hill.
1
Victoria Abril
I like men with some belly who are a little over the hill.
2
Hasil Adkins
I don't live on a hill. I live down under a hill, in the bottom and I've got a lot of cars, yeah.
3
Alan Ayckbourn
He really is terribly heavy going. Like running up hill in roller skates.
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Roger Bannister
I lived on the top of one hill and the school was at the top of another hill. Nobody ever went to school by car - we didn't have any cars during the war. So that to and from school was itself a training.
5
Katharine Lee Bates
The habit of begging, that plague of tourist resorts, is an incessant nuisance on the Alhambra hill.
6
James Beattie
At the close of the day when the hamlet is still, and mortals the sweets of forgetfulness prove, when naught but the torrent is heard on the hill, and naught but the nightingale's song in the grove.
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Henry Ward Beecher
It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
8
Justin Berfield
L.A. can be intense, but the second you get over the hill into Calabasas, your stress level immediately drops because it's so peaceful and safe. Sometimes I really miss it.
9
William Blake
When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.
10
Daniel Boone
In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river, as we ascended the brow of a small hill, a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us, and made us prisoners.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HILL»

Discover the use of hill in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hill and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Think and Grow Rich
Teaches you the secret of mastering true and lasting prosperity.
Napoleon Hill, 2005
2
Gary Hill
In this substantial volume, George Quasha and Charles Stein analyze the artist's entire career, paying particular attention to the single channel video works.
Gary Hill, Robert C. Morgan, 2000
3
Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure: Memoirs of a ...
This novel will entertain and intrigue readers today, transporting them into a world where love is currency, and pleasure is profit.
John Cleland, 2004
4
Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the ...
She provides an interpretive framework for the work of such prominent Black feminist thinkers as Angela Davis, bell hooks, Alice Walker, and Audre Lorde.
Patricia Hill Collins, 2000
5
Joe Hill
Now, As Then, Society Needs Such Men and Women. "--New York Times A Thorough, Scholarly Volume, This Is The Most Complete Factual Account To Date Which Also Details Hill's Personal Life and Experiences.
Gibbs M. Smith, 2009
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McGraw-Hill's ASVAB, 3rd Edition: Strategies + Quizzes + 4 ...
We're ready to help you score your best on the ASVAB! McGraw-Hill Education delivers the complete guide for recruits for all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Dr. Janet Wall, 2013
7
Captured!: The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience : the ...
An analysis of the famous 1961 alien-abduction story draws on previously unpublished information, hypnosis session transcripts and the observations of Betty Hill's niece to provide a full account of everything that actually happened, ...
Kathleen Marden, Stanton T. Friedman, 2007
8
Immigrants on the Hill: Italian-Americans in St. Louis, ...
In Immigrants on the Hill, Gary Mormino traces the Hill's evolution from its roots in Lombardy and Sicily to contemporary times, focusing on those institutions that have sustained and nurtured the community.
Gary Ross Mormino, 2002
9
Planning the City Upon a Hill: Boston Since 1630
Surely here is the book that should follow upon Walter Whitehill's classic Topographical History.' - Sam Bass Warner, Jr., Jack Meyerhoff Professor of Environmental Studies, Brandeis University
Lawrence W. Kennedy, 1994
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Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success
Originally written in 1938 but never published due to its controversial nature, an insightful guide reveals the seven principles of good that will allow anyone to triumph over the obstacles that must be faced in reaching personal goals.
Napoleon Hill, Sharon L. Lechter, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HILL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hill is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Lauren Hill's Parents Accept 'Best Moment' ESPY Award on …
Lauren Hill's parents accepted the Best Moment award on their daughter's behalf at tonight's ESPYs, just three months after the teen basketball ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
2
Budinger and Hill reunited, excited about Pacers' potential
The summer began with Chase Budinger aware he would be traded from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Through talks with his agent he knew a ... «Indianapolis Star, Jul 15»
3
3 of 4 victims shot to death at Holly Hill residence identified - The State
The Orangeburg County Coroner has identified three of the four individuals found shot to death at a Holly Hill residence early Wednesday ... «The State, Jul 15»
4
ESPYs announces tribute to teen Lauren Hill amid outcry over …
The ESPY Awards will pay tribute to late teenage basketball player Lauren Hill, who battled an inoperable brain tumor to achieve her goal of ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
5
Former Laker Jordan Hill: 'A lot of people can't handle' Kobe Bryant …
Now that he's no longer with the Los Angeles Lakers, newly minted Indiana Pacers player Jordan Hill can share some of his tales from inside ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
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Victor Hill bypasses traditional media to get message out | www.ajc …
AUGUST 2, 2013 JONESBORO Victor Hill listens to his attorney, Steven Frey during arguments Friday. Clayton County Superior Court Judge ... «Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jul 15»
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Trump gets accolades, but no endorsements from Capitol Hill | TheHill
Conservatives on Capitol Hill say Donald Trump has tapped into the right's growing frustration with Washington, propelling him to the front of ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
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Capitol Hill businesses fighting turf war over legal weed - KOMO News
SEATTLE -- The business of legal weed is turning ruthless on Capitol Hill, and a newly opened video game arcade may be an attempt by one ... «KOMO News, Jul 15»
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On Capitol Hill, deep skepticism persists as lawmakers react to Iran …
The deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear weapons program came at the end of two years of an intricate ballet involving President Obama and ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
10
Richmond Hill: Mark Leonard all but assured of a life spent in prison
SOUTH BEND - If Mark Leonard were given the most severe sentence possible for his role in the Richmond Hill explosion, his bones would ... «Indianapolis Star, Jul 15»

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