Synonyms of hack in English

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verb

1‘Stuart hacked the padlock off’

SYNONYMS
cut, chop, hew, lop, saw
slash

2‘he was wheezing and hacking’

SYNONYMS
cough, bark, rasp, wheeze

noun

1‘a smoker's hack’

SYNONYMS
cough, bark, rasp, wheeze

Synonyms of hack in English

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noun

1‘he briefed the media's industry hacks before the party conference’

SYNONYMS
journalist, reporter, correspondent, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newsman, newswoman, writer, feature writer, contributor, columnist, Grub Street writer
British pressman
North American legman, wireman
Australian roundsman
informal newshound, journo, scribbler, scribe, hackette, stringer
North American informal newsy
archaic penny-a-liner

2‘a hard-working, clerical hack’

SYNONYMS
drudge, menial, menial worker, factotum, toiler, plodder, doormat, hewer of wood and drawer of water
servant, lackey, labourer, slave, galley slave
informal running dog, runner
North American peon, gofer
British informal skivvy, dogsbody
archaic scullion, servitor

3‘the average riding-school hack’

SYNONYMS
nag, inferior horse, tired-out horse, worn-out horse, Rosinante
informal bag of bones, crock
North American informal plug, crowbait
Australian, New Zealand informal moke
British informal, dated screw
archaic jade, rip, keffel

4‘they hailed an empty hack’

SYNONYMS
taxi, cab, taxi cab, minicab, hackney cab
British formal hackney carriage
historical fiacre

Phrases

    hack someone off

    ‘it hacks him off when he misses a putt’


    SYNONYMS
    annoy, irritate, vex, make angry, make cross, anger, exasperate, irk, gall, pique, put out, displease, get someone's back up, put someone's back up, antagonize, get on someone's nerves, rub up the wrong way, ruffle, ruffle someone's feathers, make someone's hackles rise, raise someone's hackles
    enrage, infuriate, madden, make someone's blood boil, drive to distraction, goad, provoke
    informal aggravate, peeve, hassle, miff, rile, nettle, needle, get, get to, bug, get under someone's skin, get in someone's hair, get someone's goat, rattle someone's cage, drive crazy, drive mad, drive round the bend, drive up the wall, make someone see red
    British informal wind up, nark, get across, get on someone's wick, drive round the twist, get up someone's nose, put someone's nose out of joint, give someone the hump
    North American informal tee off, tick off, burn up, rankle, ride, gravel, bum out
    New Zealand informal rark
    vulgar slang piss off
    British vulgar slang get on someone's tits
    informal, dated give someone the pip, get someone's dander up
    rare exacerbate, hump, rasp
    ANTONYMS

    please, gratify

    hack it

    ‘Adam moved out because he couldn't hack it’


    SYNONYMS
    cope, manage, get on, get along, get by, carry on, muddle through, muddle along, come through, stand on one's own two feet, weather the storm
    stand it, tolerate it, bear it, endure it, put up with it
    Scottish thole it
    informal make out, handle it, abide it, stick it
    British informal rub along, be doing with it