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Synonyms for knife
naɪf; naɪvzknife

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Princeton's WordNet2.7 / 3 votes

  1. knifenoun

    edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle


  2. knifenoun

    a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point


  3. tongue, knifeverb

    any long thin projection that is transient

    "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark"

    tongue, natural language, glossa, lingua, spit, clapper

  4. knife, stabverb

    use a knife on

    "The victim was knifed to death"

    prod, dig, stab, poke, jab

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PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "knife":

    knives, blade, dagger, shiv, messer, scalpel, cutter, stab, razor, dao

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Knife":

    Duncan McCoshan

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  1. President John McNesby:

    Our police officers are being vilified for doing their job and keeping the community safe, after being confronted by a man with a knife. We support and defend these officers, as they too are traumatized by being involved in a fatal shooting, we ask the public for its patience as investigators work to gather all the facts of this tragic incident in West Philadelphia. Our thoughts and prayers are with these police officers who had to use lethal force to keep themselves and the community safe.

  2. Jeffrey Pietrzyk:

    We know the death of this individual is a direct result of Chief Gallagher's stabbing this individual in the neck with his hunting knife, we know that because of his own words.

  3. Alyssa Bonel:

    The man got out of his vehicle holding a knife, came towards me and I tried to run but he caught me.

  4. New York:

    I want it out there that a man with a knife can not silence a man with a pen.

  5. Buddha:

    The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.

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