What is another word for axing?

Need synonyms for axing? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Verb
Present participle for end, cancel, or dismiss suddenly and ruthlessly
more ❯
“The scale of the crisis facing Yorkshire schools emerged last night, with more than 250 teaching jobs to be axed following a Government-funding fiasco.”
Verb
Present participle for to end, cancel, or dismiss suddenly and ruthlessly
more ❯
“500 staff were axed as part of a rationalization programme.”
Verb
Present participle for to cut into small pieces
Verb
Present participle for rid of; clean out
Verb
Present participle for to come to an end
more ❯
Verb
Present participle for to get rid of as useless or unwanted
more ❯
Verb
Present participle for to decrease in amount or degree
more ❯
Verb
Present participle for to assign to a later time
Verb
Present participle for to cut off as the top or extreme part of anything, especially to prune a small limb off a shrub or tree, or sometimes to behead someone
more ❯
Noun
Formal act of putting an end to, annulling
more ❯
Noun
The action of discharging someone from a hospital or from the armed forces or police
Noun
The amount by which something is made smaller, less, or lower in price
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
5-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020