habitude, n. 1. disposition, nature, second nature, temperament, habit. See - habit (def. 3).
2. custom, practice, procedure, rule; tradition, routine, matter of course, habit. See - habit (def. 1). habitue, n. frequenter, attender, constant guest, familiar face, visitor; customer, patron, client, (collectively) clientele; purchaser, shopper, marketer, patron-izer; fan, follower, votary.
hacienda, n. 1. (in Spanish America) estate, demesne, house and grounds, homestead, holdings, Law. messuage, manor; villa, chateau, mansion, country house, residence, abode, home.
2. (in Spanish America) farm, farmstead, grange, dairy farm, plantation, ranch.
hack1, v. 1. cut, cut down, hew, saw down, fell, chop, chop down, splinter; lop off, truncate, butcher, amputate, detach, remove; trim, clip, dock, snip, nip, snap; shear, crop, (of the hair) bob.
2. gash, slash, Archaic, carbonado, tear into, lance, slit, slice; notch, ridge; sever, abscind, split, cleave, sunder; rend, rive, tear, rip.
3. mutilate, mangle, lacerate, damage, destroy; shatter, smash, batter, break, fracture; disfigure, scar, deface; spoil, mark, spot, stain, blemish.
4. cough, Inf. bark, choke, gasp.
-n. 5. cut, gash, slash, tear, score, scotch; notch, nick, indentation, dent, cleft, chink, serration; incision, kerf, slice, slot, slit, rift; split, crack, rent, fissure, crevice.
6. ax, hatchet, broadax, maul, mattock, pickax, pick, adz, Archaic, celt; cleaver, hewer, chopper, cutter; battle-ax, poleax; sickle, scythe.
7. short broken cough, smoker's cough, Inf. bark, rasp, gasp.
8. stammer, stutter, faltering, hesitation, speech block, speech impediment.
hack2, n. 1. work horse, hired horse, draft horse, dray horse, cart horse, plow horse, thill horse, pack horse, Archaic, sumpter, carriage horse, pad, hackney; jade, worn-out horse, tired old horse, padnag, crock, Inf. rip, nag, SI. skate, SI. screw, rosinante, U.S. SI. plug.
2. literary drudge, word-seller, penny-a-liner, grub-street writer, scribbler, ghost writer.
3. mercenary, hireling, free lance, adventurer.
4. drudge, plodder, toiler, SI. grind, plugger; common laborer, slave, factotum; menial, flunky, fag, Inf. sucker.
5. U.S. hackney, taxicab, taxi, cab.
-v. 6. let out for hire, lease, rent, lend.
7. hackney, make dull or trite, overuse, overdo; weaken, obtund, deaden, make less pungent.
-adj. 8. hired, leased, rented, chartered, employed; subservient, servile, menial, degrading.
9. hackneyed, trite, commonplace, banal. See - hackneyed.
hackneyed, adj. banal, trite, overdone, Inf bromidic, platitudinous, Inf corny; tired, thin, threadbare, shopworn, worn-out, played out, Inf. old hat, moth-eaten, warmed-over; unimaginative, unoriginal, stale, insipid, uninspired; prosaic, prosy, dull, tedious, matter-of-fact; conventional, humdrum, commonplace, stock, familiar, stereotyped; simple, fatuous, inane, feeble, wishy-washy.