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Synonyms for axe

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. ax, axeverb

    an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle


  2. axe, axverb

    chop or split with an ax

    "axe wood"


  3. ax, axeverb


    "The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it"


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PPDB, the paraphrase database3.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "axe":

    hache, ax, hatchet, axis, fez, machete, centreline

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Axe":

    Samuel Scott Young, Young Axe

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How to use axe in a sentence?

  1. Abraham Lincoln:

    If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

  3. Raghuram Selvaraju:

    Ian's main concern is to get lower taxes for Pfizer through an inversion. He would rather be able to say he pulled this tax inversion off, and now I'm going to let Brent crack the whip and wield the axe.

  4. Anne Bradstreet:

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

  5. William Shakespeare:

    And many strokes, though with a little axe, Hew down and fell the hardest-timbered oak.

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