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Synonyms for knife
naɪf; naɪvz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knife(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    tongue

  2. knife(noun)

    a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point

    Synonyms:
    tongue

  3. tongue, knife(verb)

    any long thin projection that is transient

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

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

  4. knife, stab(verb)

    use a knife on

    "The victim was knifed to death"

    Synonyms:
    prod, dig, stab, poke, jab

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce knife?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say knife in sign language?

  1. knife

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How to use knife in a sentence?

  1. Van Dyke:

    It's a tragedy that could have been prevented with one simple step, at any step during that 20-minute rampage -- if Laquan McDonald had dropped that knife -- Laquan McDonald would have been here today.

  2. RVM:

    Nothing in this world is Good or Bad. Our thinking makes it so. A knife is good when a surgeon uses it to save a life & bad when a terrorist uses it to kill.

  3. Mark Dawson:

    He was planning a car accident-style attack to run over a serviceman and use a knife to kill that serviceman, and to do so, certainly had in mind the wearing of a suicide vest.

  4. Geoffrey Berman:

    Ray put a knife to one male victimsthroat, brandished a knife and threatened to dismember another male victim, grabbed a third male victim around the neck until he passed out, slapped a female victim and grabbed another female victim by her head before shoving her to the ground, after enduring Rays abuse, seven of his victims falsely confessed to having harmed or attempted to harm Ray. Ray, who sometimes recorded these false confessions, then used these false confessions to extort money from his victims.

  5. So I Married an Axe Murderer:

    John Johnson Now this is something the other tour guides won't tell you. In this particular cell-block, Machine Gun Kelly had what we call in the prison system, a bitch. And one night in a jealous rage Kelly took a make-shift knife or shiv, and cut out the bitch's eyes. And as if this wasn't enough retribution for Kelly, the next day he and four other inmates took turns pissing into the bitch's ocular cavities. (short pause) This way to the cafeteria


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