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Synonyms of hack (Entry 2 of 4)

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

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Synonyms & Antonyms of hack (Entry 3 of 4)

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

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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?

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Synonyms & Antonyms of hack (Entry 4 of 4)

1 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently
  • I doubt that she can hack a job with so many responsibilities

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2 to put up with (something painful or difficult)
  • she's not sure she can hack that miserable job much longer

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The first known use of hack was in the 13th century

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“Hack.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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