HyperDic: tool

English > 8 senses of the word tool:
NOUNartifacttoolan implement used in the practice of a vocation
acttool, instrumentthe means whereby some act is accomplished
person tool, creature, puppeta person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
bodytool, cock, prick, dick, shaft, pecker, putzobscene / obscene terms for penis
VERBmotiontooldrive
motiontool, joyride, tool aroundride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
possessiontoolfurnish with tools
creationtoolwork with a tool
tool > pronunciation
Soundstuw'l
RhymesBlackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > tool: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn implement used in the practice of a vocation.
NarrowerJaws of Lifehydraulic tool inserted into a wrecked vehicle and used to pry the wreckage apart in order to provide access to people trapped inside
abrader, abradantA tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
benderA tool for bending
clincherA tool used to clinch nails or bolts or rivets
combAny of several tools for straightening fibers
cutting implementA tool used for cutting / cutting or slicing
drillA tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
eolithA crude stone artifact (as a chipped flint)
forkAn agricultural tool used for lifting or digging
gangtool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together
garden tool, lawn toolUsed for working in gardens or yards
grapnel, grapple, grappler, grappling hook, grappling ironA tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding
hackA tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil
hand toolA tool used with workers' hands
hoeA tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle
jacktool for exerting pressure or lifting
neolithA stone tool from the Neolithic Age
paleolithA stone tool from the Paleolithic age
pestle, muller, pounderA heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone / stone
plow, ploughA farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
power toolA tool driven by a motor
punch, puncherA tool for making holes or indentations
rakeA long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head
ramA tool for driving or forcing something by impact
rounderA tool for rounding corners or edges
saw setA tool used to bend each alternate sawtooth at a slight angle outward
shaping toolA tool for shaping metal
strickleA tool used in a foundry to shape a mold in sand
stylus, styleA pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving / engraving / engraving
tamp, tamper, tamping barA tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
tapA tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads
upset, swageA tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging
Broaderimplementinstrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
Spanishherramienta, instrumento, utensilio, útil
Catalaneina, estri, instrument, utensili
Verbstoolwork with a tool
toolfurnish with tools
English > tool: 8 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe means whereby some act is accomplished.
Example "science has given us new tools to fight disease"
Synonyminstrument
Broadermeans, agency, wayHow a result is obtained or an end is achieved
Spanishherramienta, instrumento
Catalaneina, instrument
English > tool: 8 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else.
Synonymscreature, puppet
BroaderslaveA person who is owned by someone
English > tool: 8 senses > noun 4, body
Meaningobscene / obscene terms for penis.
Synonymscock, prick, dick, shaft, pecker, putz
Broaderpenis, phallus, memberThe male organ of copulation ('member' is a euphemism)
Usage ofobscenity, smut, vulgarism, filth, dirty wordAn offensive or indecent word or phrase
Spanishbicho, cipote, huevo, nabo, paloma, picha, pichi, pichula, pico, pilila, pinga, pipe, pito, polla, poste, reata, turca, verga
Catalancarall, pixa, polla, titola
English > tool: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningDrive.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The convertible tooled down the street"
Broaderdriveoperate or control a vehicle
Similar tojoyride, tool, tool aroundride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
English > tool: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"We tooled down the street"
Synonymsjoyride, tool around
CategorydrivingThe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
BroaderrideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Similar totoolDrive
Catalannolex
English > tool: 8 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningFurnish with tools.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishequipar con herramientas, instrumentar
Nounstoolan implement used in the practice of a vocation
English > tool: 8 senses > verb 4, creation
MeaningWork with a tool.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderwork, work on, processshape, form, or improve a material
Nounstoolan implement used in the practice of a vocation

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