axe definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of ax1.
    • an instrument for felling trees or chopping timber etc. composed of huge mind flattened to a blade on one side, and a handle attached to it.
    • an old weapon composed of a head which have one or two blades and a long handle.
    • A dismissal or getting rejected.
    • A gigging musician's particular tool, particularly a guitar in rock music or a saxophone in jazz.
    • The axle of a wheel.
    • ax.
    • An English title of a native types of Lobelia, L. urens.
    • a benefit device with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
    • Variant of ax1.
    • an instrument for felling trees or chopping lumber etc. comprising huge mind flattened to a blade on one part, and a handle mounted on it.
    • a historical tool consisting of a head that includes several blades and an extended handle.
    • A dismissal or getting rejected.
    • A gigging musician's certain tool, particularly a guitar in stone songs or a saxophone in jazz.
    • The axle of a wheel.
    • ax.
    • An English title of a native species of Lobelia, L. urens.
    • an edge device with huge bladed head mounted across a handle
  • verb:
    • To fell or slice with an axe.
    • To terminate or decrease tremendously in a rough or ruthless fashion.
    • To lay-off: to terminate someone's work
    • To furnish with an axle.
    • alternate kind of ask.
    • cut or split with an ax
    • terminate
    • To fell or chop with an axe.
    • To terminate or decrease immensely in a rough or ruthless fashion.
    • To lay off: to terminate an individual's employment
    • To provide with an axle.
    • alternate type of ask.
    • chop or split with an ax
    • terminate
  • others:
    • See ax, axman.
    • See ax.
    • See ax.
    • See ax, axman.
    • See ax.
    • See ax.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "axe"
  • Sentence for "axe"
    • IV. v.218 (300,8) And where the…
    • View More
  • Quotes for "axe"
475 votes

How would you define axe?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!