To take hold of; seize.
(obsolete) To take away, carry off.
Hent is defined as to take something by force.
An example of hent is stealing a car by threatening the person driving it.
To grasp; seize.
Origin of hent
- Middle English henten from Old English hentan
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old English hentan, of uncertain origin.