Synonyms for ax:
Other synonyms and related words:
dismissal, cashier, hatchet, pink slip, terminate, axe, tomahawk, handsaw, pickax, mattock, auger, boot, discharge, layoff, can, dismiss, release, furlough, planer, termination, cleaver, redundancy, sack, retire, bounce.
Sense 1 (noun)
fretsaw, chain saw, circular saw, auger, planer, hatchet, plane, handsaw.
Sense 2 (noun)
pickax, tomahawk, mattock, cleaver, adz.
punishment device (noun)
lash, thong, gas chamber, rope, strap, scaffold, captivity, guillotine, prison, birch rod, gallows, rod, cane, whip, jail, iron, rawhide, truncheon, whipping post, maiden, torture chamber, thumbscrew, electric chair, noose, cowhide, rack, bull whip, gibbet, stocks, pillory, solitary confinement, stake, block, switch.
flamethrower, muzzle, boomerang, trigger, bazooka, arrow, missile, torpedo, carbine, weapon, machine gun, colt, ordnance, heater, bomber, club, browning, cutlass, bayonet, bullet, rocket, repeater, javelin, cannon, claymore, rifle, peashooter, sword, rapier, piece, shooter, armament, gun, artillery, ammunition, bow and arrow, scimitar, machete, lance, revolver, howitzer, shell, winchester, mortar, luger, mace, blunderbuss, handgun, saber, sidewinder, dagger, pistol, blowgun, stiletto, knife, firearm, blowpipe, weaponry, musket, shotgun, Remington, spear, Bilbo, battery, broadsword.
Usage examples for ax:
- The massive stub shivered, and then it broke asunder as if cloven by a gigantic ax. - "Baree, Son of Kazan", James Oliver Curwood.
- I ax 'er w'at do she want up dar, but she ain't got no time fer ter tell; 'roun' en 'roun', en over en under. - "Nights With Uncle Remus", Joel Chandler Harris.
- It takes years to learn the use of the ax, she said. - "Winston of the Prairie", Harold Bindloss.