TOOL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Tool Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To travel in a vehicle; to ride or drive.
  2. (n.) An instrument such as a hammer, saw, plane, file, and the like, used in the manual arts, to facilitate mechanical operations; any instrument used by a craftsman or laborer at his work; an implement; as, the tools of a joiner, smith, shoe-maker, etc.; also, a cutter, chisel, or other part of an instrument or machine that dresses work.
  3. (n.) A person used as an instrument by another person; -- a word of reproach; as, men of intrigue have their tools, by whose agency they accomplish their purposes.
  4. (v. t.) To drive, as a coach.
  5. (v. t.) To shape, form, or finish with a tool.
  6. (n.) A weapon.
  7. (n.) Hence, any instrument of use or service.
  8. (n.) A machine for cutting or shaping materials; -- also called machine tool.


Synonyms:
Cock, Creature, Instrument, Pecker, Peter, Prick, Puppet, Shaft,

• Tool-rest Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) the part that supports a tool-post or a tool.


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