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hack

 
Noun hack has 8 senses
  1. hack, drudge, hacker - one who works hard at boring tasks
    --1 is a kind of unskilled person
    --1 has particulars: plodder, slogger
  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
    --2 is a kind of politician, politico, pol, political leader
  3. hack, hack writer, literary hack - a mediocre and disdained writer
    --3 is a kind of writer, author
    --3 is a member of Grub Street
  4. hack - a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for hacking the soil
    --4 is a kind of
    tool
    Derived forms: verb hack3, verb hack1
  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
    --5 is a kind of car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar
    --5 is a member of fleet
    --5 has particulars: gypsy cab; minicab
  6. hack, jade, nag, plug - an old or over-worked horse
    --6 is a kind of horse, Equus caballus
  7. hack - a horse kept for hire
    --7 is a kind of
    horse, Equus caballus
  8. hack - a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
    --8 is a kind of
    saddle horse, riding horse, mount
Verb hack has 8 senses
  1. chop, hack - cut with a hacking tool
    --1 is one way to cut
    Derived form: noun hack4
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs hack the vegetables
  2. hack, cut - informal: be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office"
    --2 is one way to cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. hack - cut away; "he hacked with way through the forest"
    --3 is one way to
    cut
    Derived form: noun hack4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. hack - kick on the arms
    --4 is one way to
    foul
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. hack - kick on the shins
    --5 is one way to
    foul
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  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"
    --6 is one way to program, programme
    Derived form: noun hacker3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    => Somebody ----s
  7. hack, cut up - significantly cut up a manuscript
    --7 is one way to edit, redact
    Sample sentence:
    They won't hack the story
  8. hack, whoop - cough spasmodically; "The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"
    --8 is one way to cough
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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