Hent definition

hĕnt
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(archaic) To grasp; seize.
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To take hold of; seize.
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(obsolete) To take away, carry off.
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Hent is defined as to take something by force.

An example of hent is stealing a car by threatening the person driving it.

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(obsolete) To take hold of, to grasp.
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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.

    From Wiktionary