Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun blade

9 senses of blade

Sense 1
blade, leaf blade -- (especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole)
       => leaf, leafage, foliage -- (the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants)

Sense 2
blade -- (a dashing young man; "gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures")
       => young person, youth, younker, spring chicken -- (a young person (especially a young man or boy))

Sense 3
blade -- (something long and thin resembling a blade of grass; "a blade of lint on his suit")
       => ribbon, thread -- (any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward")

Sense 4
sword, blade, brand, steel -- (a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard)
       => weapon, arm, weapon system -- (any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon")

Sense 5
blade -- (a cut of beef from the shoulder blade)
       => cut of beef -- (cut of meat from beef cattle)

Sense 6
blade -- (a broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue))
       => structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure -- (a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure")

Sense 7
blade -- (the part of the skate that slides on the ice)
       => runner -- (device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along)

Sense 8
blade, vane -- (flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water)
       => rotating mechanism -- (a mechanism that rotates)

Sense 9
blade -- (the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge)
       => cutting implement -- (a tool used for cutting or slicing)

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