Complete Definition of "tool"

English

Etymology
OE. tÅl

Pronunciation
IPA|/tuËl/
audio|en-us-tool.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uËl|-uËl

Noun
en-noun
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  1. A mechanical device intended to make a task easier.

#:Hand me that tool, would you?

  1. Equipment used in a profession, e.g., tools of the trade.

#:These are the tools of the trade.

  1. slang A complete idiot.

#:He was a tool, no more than a pawn to her.

  1. slang Penis.
  2. slang A person who uncritically supports and assists established authority. See sellout.
  3. slang By association, any contemptible, inadequate, or unpleasant person.
  4. slang A person who is used in relationships for reasons other than love.

Derived terms
toolbar
toolbox
toolkit

Translations
trans-top|mechanical device intended to make a task easier
Bulgarian: инÑÑÑÑÐ¼ÐµÐ½Ñ (instrumént) m
Czech: t+|cs|nástroj|m
Danish: instrument n, redskab n
Dutch: t+|nl|gereedschap|n, t+|nl|werktuig|n, t+|nl|instrument|n, t-|nl|hulpmiddel|n
Finnish: t+|fi|työkalu
French: t+|fr|outil|m
Galician: t|gl|ferramenta|xs=Galician f
German: t+|de|Werkzeug|n, t+|de|Gerät|n, t+|de|Instrument|n
Interlingua: instrumento
Italian: t-|it|arnese|m, t+|it|strumento|m
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Norwegian: t-|no|verktøy|n
Polish: narzÄdzie n
Portuguese: instrumento m, ferramenta f
Romanian: t-|ro|sculÄ|f
Russian: инÑÑÑÑÐ¼ÐµÐ½Ñ (instrum'ént) m, оÑÑдие ÑÑÑда (orúdije trudá) n
Serbian: t+|sr|алаÑ|m|sc=Cyrl, t-|sr|alat|m
Slovene: orodje n
Spanish: t+|es|herramienta|f
Swahili: vifaa p (noun 7,8)
Swedish: verktyg
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trans-top|equipment used in a profession
Bulgarian: ÑÑедÑÑво (srédstvo) n
Danish: værktøj n
Dutch: t+|nl|gereedschap|n, t+|nl|instrument|n
French: t+|fr|outil|m
Galician: t|gl|ferramenta|xs=Galician f
German: t+|de|Instrument|n
Interlingua: instrumento
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Norwegian: t-|no|verktøy|n, t-|no|redskap|n
Polish: narzÄdzie n
Portuguese: instrumento m, ferramenta f
Russian: инÑÑÑÑÐ¼ÐµÐ½Ñ (instrum'ént) m, ÑÑедÑÑво (sr'édstvo) n
Serbian: ÑÑедÑÑво n, sredstvo n, пÑÐ¸Ð±Ð¾Ñ m, pribor m
Spanish: t+|es|herramienta f, t+|es|utensilio m
Swahili: vifaa p (noun 7,8)
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trans-top|complete idiot
Danish: kreatur n
Finnish: t+|fi|idiootti
German: t+|de|Depp
Interlingua: instrumento
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Polish: idiota m, idiotka f
Portuguese: t+|pt|idiota|m
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trans-top|penis
Danish: t+|da|pik|n
Dutch: t-|nl|lul|n
Finnish: t+|fi|kalu
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Norwegian: t+|no|kuk|m
Polish: t+|pl|kutas|m
Romanian: t-|ro|sculÄ|f
Russian: пÑÐ¸Ð±Ð¾Ñ (pribór) m, аппаÑÐ°Ñ (apparát) m
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trans-top|person who uncritically supports and assists established authority
Danish: kreatur n
French: t+|fr|mouton|m
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trans-top|A person who is used in relationships
Norwegian: t-|no|tøffel|m
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|اداة IPAchar|(âadá:) f, ARchar|اÙØ©|Ø¢ÙÙØ© IPAchar|(âá:la) f
ttbc|Bosnian: alat#Bosnian|alat m (collective)
ttbc|Catalan: eina f
ttbc|Chinese: å·¥å· (gÅngjù)
ttbc|Hungarian: szerszám, eszköz
ttbc|Interlingua: utensile
ttbc|Japanese: éå· (ã©ãã, dÅgu)
ttbc|Korean: ì°ì¥ (yeonjang)
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ttbc|Romanian: unealtÄ f, ustensilÄ f, instrument n
ttbc|Serbian:
:Cyrillic: алаÑ#Serbian|Ð°Ð»Ð°Ñ m (collective)
:Roman: alat#Serbian|alat m (collective)
ttbc|Swahili: kifaa
ttbc|Telugu: పరిà°à°°à° (parikaram)
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Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To work on or shape with tools, e.g., hand-tooled leather.
  2. transitive To equip with tools.
  3. transitive To work very hard.
  4. transitive context|volleyball To intentionally attack the ball such that it deflects off a blocker out of bounds.

Synonyms
;volleyball
use

Translations
trans-top|to work on or shape with tools
Bulgarian: изÑабоÑвам (izrabotvam)
Catalan: donar forma
Danish: bearbejde
Norwegian: t-|no|bearbeide
Dutch: t+|nl|bewerken
Finnish: työstää
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French: t-|fr|façonner
German: t+|de|bearbeiten
Interlingua: formar (con utensiles)
Polish: obrabiaÄ
Portuguese: talhar, ciselar
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trans-top|to equip with tools
Bulgarian: обоÑÑдвам (oborudvam)
Catalan: equipar
Danish: udstyre med maskiner
Galician: t-|gl|equipar|xs=Galician f
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Dutch: uitrusten
Finnish: t-|fi|varustaa
Polish: wyposażaÄ
Portuguese: t+|pt|equipar
Russian: ÑкипиÑоваÑÑ (ekipírovátâ), обоÑÑдоваÑÑ (oborúdovatâ), оÑнаÑаÑÑ/оÑнаÑÑиÑÑ (osnaÅ¡'át'/osnastít')
Norwegian: utstyre utruste
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trans-top|to work very hard
Polish: harowaÄ
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trans-top|volleyball
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ttbc|Catalan: cisellar
ttbc|Interlingua: taliar, cisellar, equipar
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ttbc|Romanian: cizela, da formÄ,
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Anagrams
loot


Estonian

Etymology
From German Stuhl

Noun
tool

  1. chair

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