Synonyms of knife


1. knife, edge tool

usage: edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle

2. knife, weapon, arm, weapon system

usage: a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point

3. tongue, knife, projection

usage: any long thin projection that is transient; "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark"


1. knife, stab, injure, wound

usage: use a knife on; "The victim was knifed to death"

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Definition and meaning of knife (Dictionary)