Definition of Tool

1. Noun. An implement used in the practice of a vocation.


2. Verb. Drive. "The convertible tooled down the street"
Generic synonyms: Drive
Related verbs: Joyride, Tool Around

3. Noun. The means whereby some act is accomplished. "Science has given us new tools to fight disease"
Exact synonyms: Instrument
Generic synonyms: Agency, Means, Way
Derivative terms: Instrument, Instrumental

4. Verb. Ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it. "We tooled down the street"
Exact synonyms: Joyride, Tool Around
Category relationships: Driving
Generic synonyms: Ride
Derivative terms: Joyride

5. Noun. A person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else.
Exact synonyms: Creature, Puppet
Generic synonyms: Slave

6. Verb. Furnish with tools.
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply

7. Noun. Obscene terms for penis.
Exact synonyms: Cock, Dick, Pecker, Peter, Prick, Putz, Shaft
Generic synonyms: Member, Penis, Phallus
Language type: Dirty Word, Filth, Obscenity, Smut, Vulgarism

8. Verb. Work with a tool.
Generic synonyms: Process, Work, Work On

Definition of Tool

1. 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.

2. v. t. To shape, form, or finish with a tool.

3. v. i. To travel in a vehicle; to ride or drive.

Definition of Tool

1. Noun. A mechanical device intended to make a task easier ¹

2. Noun. equipment used in a profession, e.g., '''tools''' of the trade ¹

3. Noun. Something to perform an operation; an instrument; a means ¹

4. Noun. (computing) A piece of software used to develop software or hardware, or to perform low-level operations. ¹

5. Noun. A person or group which is used or controlled, usually unwittingly, by another person or group ¹

6. Noun. (slang) Penis. ¹

7. Noun. (context: by extension slang pejorative) an obnoxious or uptight person ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To work on or shape with tools, e.g., ''hand-tooled leather''. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To equip with tools. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To work very hard. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive slang) To put down another person (possibly in a subtle, hidden way), and in that way to use him or her to meet a goal. ¹

12. Verb. (transitive volleyball) To intentionally attack the ball so that it deflects off a blocker out of bounds. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive UK slang dated) To drive (a coach, etc.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tool

1. to form or finish with a tool (an implement used in manual work) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tool

took out the trash
took place
took point
took pride
took root
took stock
took the cake
took the mickey
took time
tooke
tooken
tookest
tooketh
tookie
tookies
tool (current term)
tool-and-die work
tool-bar
tool-pusher
tool-pushers
tool-rest
tool around
tool bag
tool bar
tool cabinet
tool case
tool chest
tool kit
tool of choice
tool path

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