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

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Definition of Tool

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

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
tool-and-die work
tool around
tool bag
tool bar
tool cabinet
tool case
tool chest
tool kit
tool of choice
tool path

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