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hack

adjective

hack

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hack

  1. 1 a V-shaped cut usually on an edge or a surface smallish hacks made in the bark of the trees marked the trail through the forest Synonyms of 1hack chip, hack, indent, indentation, indenture, kerf, nickWords Related to 1hack joggle, nock, punch, snip; groove, score, undercut; slit, slot

  2. 2 a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument completely stunned by a vicious hack across the neck Synonyms of 1hack bang, bash, bat, beat, belt, biff, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, clip, clout, crack, cuff, dab, douse [British], fillip, hack, haymaker, hit, hook, knock, larrup [dialect], lash, lick, pelt, pick, plump, poke, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smash, sock, spank, stinger, stripe, stroke, swat, swipe, switch, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, welt, whack, wham, whop (also whap)Words Related to 1hack counter, counterblow, counterpunch, counterstroke; body blow, hand, kick, knee, left, one-two, rabbit punch, right, right-hander, roundhouse, shiver, sidewinder, sucker punch, swing, uppercut; cruncher, kayo, knockdown, knockout, KO; bastinado (or bastinade), battering, beating, bludgeoning, clobbering, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, hammering, lambasting, licking, pasting, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; flogging, walloping, whip, whipping


hack

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hack

  1. 1 an automobile that carries passengers for a fare usually determined by the distance traveled after a week of hailing hacks and inhabiting hotels, the sales rep was happy to be home Synonyms of 2hack cab, hack, taxiWords Related to 2hack hackney; limousine; gharry, rickshaw (also ricksha), water taxi; gypsy cab, jitney

  2. 2 a person who lacks experience and competence in an art or science is he really any good at the piano or just a hack? Synonyms of 2hack hack, hacker, inexpert, jackleg, triflerWords Related to 2hack beginner, freshman, greenhorn, kid, learner, neophyte, newcomer, novice, rookie, tenderfoot, tyroNear Antonyms of 2hack maestro, virtuoso, whiz, wizard; old hand, old-timer, vet, veteranAntonyms of 2hack ace, adept, crackerjack (also crackajack), craftsman, expert, hand, master, past master, shark, sharp


hack

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hack

  1. 1 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently I doubt that she can hack a job with so many responsibilities Synonyms of hack address, contend (with), cope (with), field, grapple (with), handle, manage, maneuver, manipulate, negotiate, play, swing, take, treatWords Related to hack engineer, finesse, jockey; bring off, carry off, carry out, get off, pull; command, direct, guide, steer; control, micromanage, regulate, run; react (to), respond (to)Near Antonyms of hack botch, bungle, foozle, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), mishandle, muff, scamp

  2. 2 to put up with (something painful or difficult) she's not sure she can hack that miserable job much longer Synonyms of hack abide, absorb, accept, bide [chiefly dialect], brook, countenance, endure, go, bear, handle, meet, pocket, stand, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, sweat out, take, tolerate, wear [British]Words Related to hack allow, permit, suffer, swallow; reconcile (to); acquiesce, agree (with or to), assent (to), capitulate, consent (to), respect, submit (to), yield (to)Near Antonyms of hack decline, dismiss, refuse, reject, repudiate, spurn, turn down; combat, contest, fight, oppose, resist; avoid, bypass, circumvent, dodge, elude, escape, evade, miss; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from)


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