Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hack

8 senses of hack

Sense 1
hack, drudge, hacker -- (one who works hard at boring tasks)
       => unskilled person -- (a person who lacks technical training)

Sense 2
machine politician, ward-heeler, political hack, hack -- (a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends)
       => politician, politico, pol, political leader -- (a person active in party politics)

Sense 3
hack, hack writer, literary hack -- (a mediocre and disdained writer)
       => writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))

Sense 4
hack -- (a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil)
       => tool -- (an implement used in the practice of a vocation)

Sense 5
cab, hack, taxi, taxicab -- (a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money)
       => car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar -- (a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work")

Sense 6
hack, jade, nag, plug -- (an old or over-worked horse)
       => horse, Equus caballus -- (solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times)

Sense 7
hack -- (a horse kept for hire)
       => horse, Equus caballus -- (solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times)

Sense 8
hack -- (a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.)
       => saddle horse, riding horse, mount -- (a lightweight horse kept for riding only)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hack

8 senses of hack

Sense 1
chop, hack -- (cut with a hacking tool)
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 2
hack, cut -- (be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office")
       => cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage -- (come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day")

Sense 3
hack -- (cut away; "he hacked his way through the forest")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 4
hack -- (kick on the arms)
       => foul -- (commit a foul; break the rules)

Sense 5
hack -- (kick on the shins)
       => foul -- (commit a foul; break the rules)

Sense 6
hack, hack on -- (fix a computer program piecemeal until it works; "I'm not very good at hacking but I'll give it my best")
       => program, programme -- (write a computer program)

Sense 7
hack, cut up -- (significantly cut up a manuscript)
       => edit, redact -- (prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages")

Sense 8
hack, whoop -- (cough spasmodically; "The patient with emphysema is hacking all day")
       => cough -- (exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion; "The smoker coughs all day")

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