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1. ax

noun. ['ˈæks'] an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle.

Synonyms

  • common ax
  • ax head
  • fireman's axe
  • hatchet
  • poleaxe
  • axe
  • poleax
  • axe head
  • ax handle
  • ice axe
  • piolet
  • double-bitted ax
  • Western axe
  • blade
  • edge tool
  • Western ax
  • axe handle
  • Dayton ax
  • double-bitted axe
  • broadax
  • broadaxe
  • Dayton axe
  • ice ax
  • common axe
  • haft
  • helve

Antonyms

  • open
  • continue
  • hire
  • middle

Etymology

  • acsian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Ax

  • knick-knacks
  • ty-sachs
  • impacts
  • chirac's
  • whacks
  • tracks
  • track's
  • stac's
  • stacks
  • snacks
  • smacks
  • slacks
  • quacks
  • plaques
  • plack's
  • cracks
  • blacks'
  • blacks
  • black's
  • attacks
  • zacks
  • zack's
  • wacks
  • tacks
  • shacks
  • saks
  • sacs
  • sacks
  • sachs'
  • sachs

Example sentences of the word ax


1. Noun, singular or mass
Linear factors appear in the form of ax + b and cannot be factored further.

Quotes containing the word ax


1. I have survived. I am here. Confused, screwed up, but here. So, how can I find my way? Is there a chain saw of the soul, an ax I can take to my memories or fears?
- Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

2. He was a gentle and sensitive soul, and therefore had a short temper, which is why he went straight after everything with an ax...
- Bohumil Hrabal, I Served the King of England

2. battle-ax

noun. a sharp-tongued domineering wife.

Synonyms

  • battle-axe
  • married woman

Antonyms

  • househusband
  • married person
  • benedict

3. battle-ax

noun. a broadax used as a weapon.

Synonyms

  • broadax
  • broadaxe
  • Lochaber ax
  • halberd
  • battle-axe
  • poleaxe

Antonyms

  • uxoricide
  • hubby
  • house husband
  • family man

4. ax

verb. ['ˈæks'] terminate.

Synonyms

  • end
  • axe

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • birth
  • stand still

Etymology

  • acsian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. ax

verb. ['ˈæks'] chop or split with an ax.

Synonyms

  • hack
  • axe

Antonyms

  • break in
  • jump off
  • get down

Etymology

  • acsian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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