HyperDic: ax

English > 3 senses of the word ax:
NOUNartifactax, axean edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
VERBcontactax, axechop or split with an ax
changeax, axeterminate
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English > ax: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle.
Synonymaxe
Partsax handle, axe handleThe handle of an ax
ax head, axe headThe cutting head of an ax
bladeThe flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
haft, helveThe handle of a weapon or tool
Narrowerbroadax, broadaxeA large ax with a broad cutting blade
common ax, common axe, Dayton ax, Dayton axeAn ax with a long handle and a head that has one cutting edge and one blunt side
double-bitted ax, double-bitted axe, Western ax, Western axeAn ax that has cutting edges on both sides of the head
fireman's ax, fireman's axeAn ax that has a long handle and a head with one cutting edge and a point on the other side
hatchetA small ax with a short handle used with one hand (usually to chop wood)
ice ax, ice axe, pioletAn ax used by mountain climbers for cutting footholds in ice
poleax, poleaxeAn ax used to slaughter cattle
Broaderedge toolAny cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane / plane or gouge)
Spanishhacha
Catalanatxa, destral
Verbsaxchop or split with an ax
English > ax: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningchop or split with an ax.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey ax the trees
Example"axe wood"
Synonymaxe
Broaderchop, hackcut with a hacking tool
Spanishcortar, hachear, recortar
Nounsaxan edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
English > ax: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningterminate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it"
Synonymaxe
Broaderend, terminateBring to an end or halt
Spanishcancelar, cortar, terminar
Catalancancel·lar

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