Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search
Jack Welch is someone who I have always admired. In India, Narayana Murthy is someone who I have great respect for.
Kumar Mangalam Birla

Meaning of "jack" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD JACK

Jakke, variant of Jankin, diminutive of John.
info
Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp
section

PRONUNCIATION OF JACK

jack  [dʒæk] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jack is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb jack in English.

WHAT DOES JACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of jack in the English dictionary

The first definition of jack in the dictionary is a man or fellow. Other definition of jack is a sailor. Jack is also the male of certain animals, esp of the ass or donkey.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO JACK

PRESENT

Present
I jack
you jack
he/she/it jacks
we jack
you jack
they jack
Present continuous
I am jacking
you are jacking
he/she/it is jacking
we are jacking
you are jacking
they are jacking
Present perfect
I have jacked
you have jacked
he/she/it has jacked
we have jacked
you have jacked
they have jacked
Present perfect continuous
I have been jacking
you have been jacking
he/she/it has been jacking
we have been jacking
you have been jacking
they have been jacking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I jacked
you jacked
he/she/it jacked
we jacked
you jacked
they jacked
Past continuous
I was jacking
you were jacking
he/she/it was jacking
we were jacking
you were jacking
they were jacking
Past perfect
I had jacked
you had jacked
he/she/it had jacked
we had jacked
you had jacked
they had jacked
Past perfect continuous
I had been jacking
you had been jacking
he/she/it had been jacking
we had been jacking
you had been jacking
they had been jacking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will jack
you will jack
he/she/it will jack
we will jack
you will jack
they will jack
Future continuous
I will be jacking
you will be jacking
he/she/it will be jacking
we will be jacking
you will be jacking
they will be jacking
Future perfect
I will have jacked
you will have jacked
he/she/it will have jacked
we will have jacked
you will have jacked
they will have jacked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been jacking
you will have been jacking
he/she/it will have been jacking
we will have been jacking
you will have been jacking
they will have been jacking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would jack
you would jack
he/she/it would jack
we would jack
you would jack
they would jack
Conditional continuous
I would be jacking
you would be jacking
he/she/it would be jacking
we would be jacking
you would be jacking
they would be jacking
Conditional perfect
I would have jack
you would have jack
he/she/it would have jack
we would have jack
you would have jack
they would have jack
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been jacking
you would have been jacking
he/she/it would have been jacking
we would have been jacking
you would have been jacking
they would have been jacking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you jack
we let´s jack
you jack
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to jack
Past participle
jacked
Present Participle
jacking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JACK


amberjack
ˈæmbəˌdʒæk
applejack
ˈæpəlˌdʒæk
blackjack
ˈblækˌdʒæk
bluejack
ˈbluːˌdʒæk
bootjack
ˈbuːtˌdʒæk
carjack
ˈkɑːˌdʒæk
crackajack
ˈkrækəˌdʒæk
crackerjack
ˈkrækəˌdʒæk
flapjack
ˈflæpˌdʒæk
highjack
ˈhaɪˌdʒæk
hijack
ˈhaɪˌdʒæk
jak
dʒæk
lumberjack
ˈlʌmbəˌdʒæk
muntjac
ˈmʌntˌdʒæk
natterjack
ˈnætəˌdʒæk
sanjak
ˈsændʒæk
skipjack
ˈskɪpˌdʒæk
skyjack
ˈskaɪˌdʒæk
slapjack
ˈslæpˌdʒæk
steeplejack
ˈstiːpəlˌdʒæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JACK

jacinth
jacinthe
Jack and the Beanstalk
jack bean
Jack Frost
jack in
Jack Ketch
jack ladder
jack of
jack of all trades
jack pike
jack pine
jack plane
jack plug
jack rabbit
jack rafter
Jack Robinson
Jack Russell
Jack Russell terrier
jack shit

WORDS THAT END LIKE JACK

attack
back
black
crack
Cuttack
feedback
get back
go back
go to the pack
hack
in the black
knack
lack
outback
pack
paperback
pat on the back
rack
the right track
track

Synonyms and antonyms of jack in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «jack» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF JACK

Find out the translation of jack to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of jack from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «jack» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

千斤顶
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gato
570 millions of speakers

English

jack
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जैक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رَافِعَةٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

домкрат
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

macaco de carro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নাবিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cric
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jack
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wagenheber
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジャッキ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jack
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cái kích
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜாக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जॅक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kriko
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cric
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lewarek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

домкрат
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cric
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γρύλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Jack
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

domkraft
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

jekk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of jack

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JACK»

The term «jack» is very widely used and occupies the 2.554 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Very widely used
98
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «jack» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of jack
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «jack».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JACK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «jack» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «jack» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about jack

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «JACK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word jack.
1
Timothy Garton Ash
I love this country, but the union jack leaves me cold.
2
Sebastian Bach
I'm always working on new songs. With the technology these days, any idiot can record on Pro Tools on your laptop. All you have to do is plug a microphone into the input jack and anybody can have their own recording studio. So I'm always down in my basement, singing along to riffs or whoever I'm collaborating with.
3
Kathy Bates
Jack made it very comfortable for me on the set. We'd met socially before but never worked together. You know, he's very professional, very disciplined and he's always prepared and knows his lines.
4
Kumar Mangalam Birla
Jack Welch is someone who I have always admired. In India, Narayana Murthy is someone who I have great respect for.
5
Geezer Butler
Jack Bruce, as soon as I saw him, it changed me. I didn't even know what bass players did until I saw Cream.
6
George Crook
The buffalo is all gone, and an Indian can't catch enough jack rabbits to subsist himself and his family, and then, there aren't enough jack rabbits to catch. What are they to do?
7
Jimmy Dean
I used to help my granddaddy make sausage. He would mix it up in a cleaned-out washtub with his hands, no gloves. Man, if we did anything like that today, they would jack the jail up and throw us under it.
8
Michelle Gomez
Jack wasn't my type at all. I thought he was too young and too posh, and I told him that. Plus, I couldn't deal with his dodgy bowl-cut. But he wore me down.
9
Holliday Grainger
Jack Thorne writes so well for messed-up teenage girls.
10
Caitlin Hale
Jack Black is so funny! On and off screen, like, he would make you laugh every day. He's hilarious.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JACK»

Discover the use of jack in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to jack and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Jack Tales
A collection of Appalachian folktales includes the adventures of Jack and the beanstalk.
Richard Chase, Herbert Halpert, 2003
2
Jack: Straight from the Gut
In an anticipated book on business management for our time, Jack Welch surveys the landscape of his career running General Electric, one of the world's largest and most successful corporations.
Jack Welch, John A. Byrne, 2003
3
Jack
One-eyed Captain Jack Falconer is a man with many secrets.
Judy Johnson, 2009
4
Gentleman Jack: The Official Biography of Jack Sears
This is THE official biography of a fascinating entrepreneur, sportsman and gentleman. Packed with facts straight from the man himself and illustrated with over 150 unique photos this is a must have piece of motoring history.
Graham Gauld, 2008
5
Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of ...
Life as a ship's boy aboard HMS Dolphin is a dream come true for Jacky Faber.
L. A. Meyer, 2004
6
Daniels' Running Formula
Recommended by "Runner's World" magazine as "the best training book" by "the world's greatest coach," "Daniels' Running Formula" provides an expert training and racing blueprint for dedicated runners of all abilities.
Jack Daniels, 2005
7
Daily News, Eternal Stories: The Mythological Role of Journalism
Through an insightful exploration of hundreds of New York Times articles, award-winning professor and former journalist Jack Lule reveals mythical themes in reporting on topics from terrorist hijackings to Huey Newton, from Mother Teresa to ...
Jack Lule, 2001
8
Jack Bruce: Composing Himself : the Authorised Biography
When Cream broke up in 1968, many expected that Jack Bruce, not Eric Clapton, would be the one to enjoy continued commercial success.
Harry Shapiro, 2010
9
Papa Jack: Jack Johnson And The Era Of White Hopes
Here is the startling true story of the most famous--and most hated--black American of his day. "Papa Jack" takes us into a violent and sordid world.
Randy Roberts, 1985
10
Jack Bauer for President: Terrorism and Politics in 24
And what does the show have to say about modern politics and foreign policy in America's fight against terrorism?The book takes on the show's images of terrorism, government and politics, as well as the ethics and effectiveness of ...
Richard Miniter, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term jack is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Jack Hale, Tasmanian sprinter, wins heat to reach 200m semi-finals …
Tasmanian teen sprinter Jack Hale has won his 200m heat to reach the semi-finals at the World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia. «ABC Online, Jul 15»
2
Alan Jackson Jokes About Latest Single: 'Jim & Jack Have Definitely …
The country icon has led off the album with the first single, "Jim and Jack and Hank," which is currently sitting at No. 56 on the Country Airplay ... «Billboard, Jul 15»
3
Actor Jack Wagner, ex-pitcher Mark Mulder atop American Century …
STATELINE, Nevada -- Actor Jack Wagner and former pitcher Mark Mulder share the first-round lead Friday in the American Century ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
4
Jack Naylor will thrive on the Curragh says Harrington | Horse …
JACK NAYLOR will be a "different filly" from the horse who finished sixth in the British Oaks when she runs in the Darley Irish Oaks, trainer ... «Racing Post Bloodstock, Jul 15»
5
Big Brother's Jack McDermott on winning money, grumpy …
Yep, Jack got on the phone this morning to talk about his time in the house - from being an early favourite to eating pastries, from taking being ... «Digital Spy UK, Jul 15»
6
Lakers' Jordan Clarkson Throws Down Poster Dunk on Utah Jazz …
When Jazz forward Jack Cooley switched onto Clarkson, the 23-year-old drove the lane and finished with a poster jam. [Vine]. Share; Tweet ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
7
Wyke Primary School pupils accelerate road safety campaign after …
Jack Thatcher, 11, suffered a fractured skull and serious leg injuries in the incident in Guildford Road, Ash, on June 30. Jack is almost fully ... «Get Surrey, Jul 15»
8
Lakers' Jordan Clarkson with poster dunk on Jack Cooley (VIDEO …
The Lakers' Jordan Clarkson was aggressive and attacking the rim from the moment he got off the plane in Las Vegas. That led to him ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
9
Jack Lawrence Piazzola, 76 - The Montana Standard
Jack was born April 24, 1939, in Butte, to Lawrence and Nora (Paddock) Piazzola. He was raised on a ranch in Pipestone and attended local ... «Montana Standard, Jul 15»
10
Wild: Development camp gives U frosh Jack Sadek a head start …
For the better part of a week, Jack Sadek was running all over. From the Wild development camp to a parade in his hometown of Lakeville to ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Jack [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/jack>. Jul 2020 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z