Another word for ax
be fired, be dismissed, be discharged, be dropped from the payroll, be let go, get the boot*, get the sack*.
have an ulterior motive, have a hidden agenda, have one's own agenda, have one's own ends to promote.
Another word for axnoun
The act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment:discharge, dismissal, termination. (Slang) boot1, bounce, sack1. See keep
To end the employment or service of:cashier, discharge, dismiss, drop, release, terminate. (Informal) fire, pink-slip. (Slang) boot1, bounce, can, sack1. Idioms: give someone his or her walking papers, give someone the ax, give someone the gate, give someone the pink slip, let go, show someone the door. See keep