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1. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] one who works hard at boring tasks.

Synonyms

  • drudge
  • hacker
  • plodder
  • unskilled person

Antonyms

  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed
  • presence

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Hack Saw

  • robertshaw
  • withdraw
  • redraw
  • mcgraw
  • mccraw
  • loblaw
  • foresaw
  • czeslaw
  • anspaugh
  • alspaugh
  • straw
  • mcgaw
  • mcgaugh
  • mcgagh
  • mccaw
  • macaw
  • inlaw
  • guffaw
  • eshbaugh
  • colaw
  • bashaw
  • ashbaugh
  • alpaugh
  • allbaugh
  • albaugh
  • traugh
  • spaw
  • spaugh
  • slaw
  • slaugh

Example sentences of the word hack-saw


1. Noun Phrase
Use the hack saw to cut through the drain pipe just above the top of the basin.

2. Noun Phrase
Use the hack saw to cut a piece of a 3-inch wide metal strip to a 6-inch length.

3. Noun Phrase
The hack saw is the most common hand saw used to cut metal.

4. Noun Phrase
Remove the blade from the hack saw and feed the blade through one of the drilled holes.

2. hack

verb. ['ˈhæk'] cut with a hacking tool.

Synonyms

  • ax
  • chop
  • axe

Antonyms

  • object program
  • hardware
  • unclog
  • unstuff

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money.

Synonyms

  • car
  • motorcar
  • taxi
  • gypsy cab
  • minicab
  • fleet
  • cab
  • automobile
  • machine
  • taxicab

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • malfunction
  • undiluted
  • uncastrated

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc..

Synonyms

  • mount
  • riding horse

Antonyms

  • walk
  • appear
  • slow

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] a mediocre and disdained writer.

Synonyms

  • hack writer
  • author
  • literary hack
  • Grub Street

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • fail

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] a horse kept for hire.

Synonyms

  • Equus caballus

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • inflate

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. saw

verb. ['ˈsɔ'] cut with a saw.

Synonyms

  • whipsaw

Antonyms

  • attend
  • increased

Etymology

  • sawe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sagu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. saw

noun. ['ˈsɔ'] a power tool for cutting wood.

Synonyms

  • circular saw
  • chainsaw
  • power saw
  • power tool
  • chain saw
  • band saw
  • gangsaw
  • scroll saw
  • saber saw
  • tooth
  • bandsaw
  • jigsaw
  • reciprocating saw
  • fretsaw
  • buzz saw
  • sawing machine

Antonyms

  • dysphemism
  • euphemism
  • misconstruction
  • thicken

Etymology

  • sawe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sagu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. saw

noun. ['ˈsɔ'] a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people.

Synonyms

  • locution
  • expression
  • adage
  • saying
  • proverb

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • strengthen
  • malfunction
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • sawe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sagu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. saw

noun. ['ˈsɔ'] hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting.

Synonyms

  • hand saw
  • hack saw
  • sawtooth
  • metal saw
  • folding saw
  • billhook
  • hacksaw
  • carpenter's saw
  • hand tool
  • whipsaw
  • bucksaw
  • two-man saw
  • lumberman's saw
  • tooth
  • two-handed saw
  • crown saw
  • bill

Antonyms

  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • expand

Etymology

  • sawe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sagu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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