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

3 senses of knife

Sense 1
knife -- (edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle)
       => edge tool -- (any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge))

Sense 2
knife -- (a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point)
       => weapon, arm, weapon system -- (any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon")

Sense 3
tongue, knife -- (any long thin projection that is transient; "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark")
       => projection -- (any solid convex shape that juts out from something)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb knife

1 sense of knife

Sense 1
knife, stab -- (use a knife on; "The victim was knifed to death")
       => injure, wound -- (cause injuries or bodily harm to)

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