HyperDic: knife

English > 4 senses of the word knife:
NOUNartifactknifeedge tool used as a cutting instrument
artifactknifea weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point
shapeknife, tongueany long thin projection that is transient
VERBcontactknife, stabuse a knife on
knife > pronunciation
Soundsnay'f
Rhymesafterlife ... Yellowknife: 14 rhymes with ayf...
English > knife: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningedge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle.
PartsbladeThe flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
haft, helveThe handle of a weapon or tool
knife bladeThe blade of a knife / knife
pointsharp end
NarrowerBowie knifeA stout hunting knife with a single edge
barongA knife resembling a cleaver
bolo, bolo knifelong heavy knife with a single edge
bread knifeA knife used to cut bread
butcher knifeA large sharp knife for cutting or trimming meat
carving knifeA large knife used to carve cooked meat
case knife, sheath knifeA knife with a fixed blade that is carried in a sheath
cleaver, meat cleaver, chopperA butcher's knife having a large square blade
drawknife, drawshaveA woodworker's knife to shave surfaces
hunting knifeA large sharp knife with a handle shaped to fit the grip
letter opener, paper knife, paperknifedull knife used to cut open the envelopes in which letters are mailed or to slit uncut pages of books
linoleum knife, linoleum cutterA knife having a short stiff blade with a curved point used for cutting linoleum
parangA stout straight knife used in Malaysia and Indonesia
parer, paring knifeA small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables
pocketknife, pocket knifeA knife with a blade that folds into the handle
pruning knifeA knife with a curved or hooked blade
slicerknife especially designed for slicing particular foods, as cheese
surgical knifeA very sharp knife used in surgery
table knifeA knife used for eating at dining table
Broaderedge toolAny cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane / plane or gouge)
Spanishcuchillo
Catalancoltell, ganivet
Verbsknifeuse a knife on
English > knife: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point.
Partspoint, tip, peakA V shape
NarrowerbayonetA knife that can be fixed to the end of a rifle and used as a weapon
dagger, stickerA short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
khukuriA curved steel knife with a razor-sharp edge used in combat by the Gurkhas
machete, matchet, pangaA large heavy knife / knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation
shivA knife used as a weapon
trench knifeA knife with a double-edged blade for hand-to-hand fighting
yataghanA long Turkish knife with a curved blade having a single edge
Broaderweapon, arm, weapon systemAny instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
Spanishcuchillo
Catalancoltell, ganivet
Verbsknifeuse a knife on
English > knife: 4 senses > noun 3, shape
MeaningAny long thin projection that is transient.
Synonymtongue
BroaderprojectionAny solid convex shape that juts out from something
English > knife: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningUse a knife on.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to knife the prisoners
Example"The victim was knifed to death"
Synonymstab
Narrowerbayonetstab or kill someone with a bayonet
poniardstab with a poniard
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanishacuchillar, apuñalar
Catalanacoltellar, apunyalar, coltellejar
Nounsknifeedge tool used as a cutting instrument
knifea weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point

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