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What is another word for axe?

See also: ax (US)

Noun
A tool used for chopping, typically of iron with a steel edge and wooden handle
“At the sound of Joel's shouts, the oppressed looked up and saw a madman racing from the hills they left behind, wielding a large axe high above his head.”
Noun
The act of ordering or forcing someone to leave a position or role
Verb
To chop down, especially with an axe
“Then he tried to axe the tree, but it didn't seem to yield.”
Verb
To end or cancel, typically suddenly
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“In the statement, Art Basel said the decision to axe the event was made jointly with its parent company.”
Verb
To dismiss someone from a job, role or position
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“He was the innocent victim of a chairman's decision to axe his manager.”
Verb
To cease to perform a specified action
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“I had to axe running temporarily due to tendonitis.”
Verb
To remove or discard
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Axe the junk food and fast-food garbage from your menu.”
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To reduce in quantity, extent or price, especially drastically
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Verb
To chop off, especially with an ax
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