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

1 sense of shack

Sense 1
hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty -- (small crude shelter used as a dwelling)
       => shelter -- (a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger)

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

2 senses of shack

Sense 1
reside, shack, domicile, domiciliate -- (make one's home in a particular place or community; "may parents reside in Florida")
       => populate, dwell, live, inhabit -- (inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods")

Sense 2
trail, shack -- (move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly; "John trailed behind his class mates"; "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

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