An example of hent is stealing a car by threatening the person driving it.
Origin of hentMiddle English henten ; from Old English hentan, akin to huntian, hunt
transitive verbhent·ed, hent·ing, hents Obsolete
Origin of hentMiddle English henten, from Old English hentan.
(third-person singular simple present hents, present participle henting, simple past and past participle hent)
- (obsolete) To take hold of, to grasp.
- (obsolete) To take away, carry off.
Old English hentan, of uncertain origin.