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knife

knife

 
 
pronunciation:
naIf
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: knives
definition: a tool with a handle and a thin, sharp blade, used for cutting.
 
similar words:
blade, cutter, dagger, jackknife, pocketknife, saber, sword
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: knifed, knifes, knifing
definition: to cut or stab with a knife.
The gang member knifed a member of another gang.
synonyms:
cut, pierce, slice, stab, stick
similar words:
lance, penetrate, slash
derivations: knifelike (adj.), knifer (n.)
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