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

12 senses of jack

Sense 1
jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit -- (a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack")
       => small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount -- (an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude)

Sense 2
mariner, seaman, tar, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog -- (a man who serves as a sailor)
       => sailor, crewman -- (any member of a ship's crew)

Sense 3
laborer, manual laborer, labourer, jack -- (someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor)
       => workman, workingman, working man, working person -- (an employee who performs manual or industrial labor)

Sense 4
jackfruit, jak, jack -- (immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted)
       => edible fruit -- (edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh)

Sense 5
jack -- (a small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling)
       => ball -- (round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket")

Sense 6
jack -- (an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug)
       => electrical device -- (a device that produces or is powered by electricity)

Sense 7
jack, jackstones -- (game equipment consisting of one of several small six-pointed metal pieces that are picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks)
       => game equipment -- (equipment or apparatus used in playing a game)

Sense 8
jack -- (small flag indicating a ship's nationality)
       => flag -- (emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design)

Sense 9
jack, knave -- (one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince)
       => face card, picture card, court card -- (one of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face)

Sense 10
jack -- (tool for exerting pressure or lifting)
       => tool -- (an implement used in the practice of a vocation)

Sense 11
jack -- (any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas)
       => carangid fish, carangid -- (a percoid fish of the family Carangidae)

Sense 12
jack, jackass -- (male donkey)
       => ass -- (hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse)

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

2 senses of jack

Sense 1
jack, jack up -- (lift with a special device; "jack up the car so you can change the tire")
       => raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

Sense 2
jacklight, jack -- (hunt with a jacklight)
       => hunt, run, hunt down, track down -- (pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The dogs are running deer"; "The Duke hunted in these woods")

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