- to command, enjoin
- to promise
- to be called, be named; hight
- There as I was wont to hote Arcite, Now hight I Philostrate, not worth a mite.--Chaucer.
- (please add an English translation of this usage example)
- c. 1370–1390, [William Langland], “Passus primus de visione”, in The Vision of Pierce Plowman [...], London: […] Roberte Crowley, […], published 1550, OCLC 837479643, folio v, verso:
- Therin wonneth a wyght that Wronge is Ihote / Father of falſhead, and founded it him ſelfe / Adam and Eue he egged to yll, / Councelled Cayne to kyll his brother
- definite plural of hot