Axe Meaning and Definition


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Axe meaning

Word: Axe

How to pronounce: æks

Noun

Definitions:

1. A tool typically used for chopping wood, usually a steel blade attached at a right angle to a wooden handle.

Example sentences: "I started swinging the axe at the lumps of driftwood"

2. A musical instrument, especially one played by a jazz or rock musician.

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. End, cancel, or dismiss suddenly and ruthlessly.

Example sentences: "The company is axing 125 jobs"

2. Cut or strike with an axe, especially violently or destructively.

Example sentences: "The door had been axed by the firefighters"


Synonyms:

hatchet

axes

poleaxe

cleaver

piolet

ice axe

sack


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Axe in Other Languages...

Spanish: Hacha

German: Axe

French: Hache

Italian: Ascia

Turkish: Baltalı


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