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1. axe

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

Synonyms

  • common ax
  • ax head
  • fireman's axe
  • hatchet
  • poleaxe
  • 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
  • ax
  • Dayton axe
  • ice ax
  • common axe
  • haft
  • helve

Antonyms

  • open
  • continue
  • hire
  • middle

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Words that Rhyme with Axe

  • antitax
  • pretax
  • knick-knacks
  • ty-sachs
  • relax
  • neoax
  • impacts
  • chirac's
  • whacks
  • trax
  • tracks
  • track's
  • stac's
  • stacks
  • snacks
  • smacks
  • slacks
  • quacks
  • plax
  • plaques
  • plack's
  • flax
  • cracks
  • blacks'
  • blacks
  • black's
  • attacks
  • zacks
  • zack's
  • yax

Example sentences of the word axe


1. Noun, singular or mass
They would use one axe to get through the bark and the second for the tree itself.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
The Jersey axe only comes with a single bit, or one blade.

Quotes containing the word axe


1. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.
- Franz Kafka

2. Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.
- Anne Bradstreet

3. I've never forgotten him. Dare I say I miss him? I do. I miss him. I still see him in my dreams. They are nightmares mostly, but nightmares tinged with love. Such is the strangeness of the human heart. I still cannot understand how he could abandon me so unceremoniously, without any sort of goodbye, without looking back even once. The pain is like an axe that chops my heart.
- Yann Martel, Life of Pi

2. battle-axe

noun. a sharp-tongued domineering wife.

Synonyms

  • married woman
  • battle-ax

Antonyms

  • househusband
  • married person
  • benedict

3. break-axe

noun. West Indian timber tree having very hard wood.

Synonyms

  • Sloanea jamaicensis
  • genus Sloanea
  • Sloanea
  • tree
  • breakax

4. battle-axe

noun. a broadax used as a weapon.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • uxoricide
  • hubby
  • house husband
  • family man

5. axe

verb. ['ˈæks'] terminate.

Synonyms

  • end
  • ax

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • birth
  • stand still

6. axe

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

Synonyms

  • ax
  • hack

Antonyms

  • break in
  • jump off
  • get down
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