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

4 senses of tool

Sense 1
tool -- (an implement used in the practice of a vocation)
       => implement -- (instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end)

Sense 2
instrument, tool -- (the means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease")
       => means, agency, way -- (how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success")

Sense 3
creature, tool, puppet -- (a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else)
       => slave -- (a person who is owned by someone)

Sense 4
cock, prick, dick, shaft, pecker, peter, tool, putz -- (obscene terms for penis)
       => penis, phallus, member -- (the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism))

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

4 senses of tool

Sense 1
tool -- (drive; "The convertible tooled down the street")
       => drive -- (operate or control a vehicle; "drive a car or bus"; "Can you drive this four-wheel truck?")

Sense 2
joyride, tool, tool around -- (ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it; "We tooled down the street")
       => ride -- (be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day")

Sense 3
tool -- (furnish with tools)
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 4
tool -- (work with a tool)
       => work, work on, process -- (shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal")

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