hack

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Noun[change]

Singular
hack

Plural
hacks

  1. A hack is someone who works hard, but does not get great results.
    He thinks he's a great rapper but he's just a hack.
  2. A hack is a horse that is hired to others.
    I rode a hack into the valley.
  3. A hack is a way to gain access to parts of a computer program.
    He got really high scores in that computer game but we knew he was using a hack.

Verb[change]

Plain form
hack

Third-person singular
hacks

Past tense
hacked

Past participle
hacked

Present participle
hacking

  1. To hack is to cut something roughly.
    He decided to hack the tree in half.
  2. To hack is to break into a computer or make programs do things they wouldn't normally do.
    I was worried someone could hack into my e-mail account and get my credit card number.

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