Another word for tool
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These nouns refer to devices used in the performance of work. Tool applies broadly to a device that facilitates work; specifically it denotes a small manually operated device: a box full of tools for bike repair. Instrument refers especially to a relatively small precision tool used by trained professionals: sterilized the scalpel and the other instruments. Implement is the preferred term for tools used in agriculture and certain building trades: rakes, hoes, and other implements. Utensil often refers to an implement used in a household, especially in the kitchen: cooking utensils hung by the stove. Appliance most frequently denotes a power-driven device that performs a specific function: a store selling toasters and other appliances.
Another word for toolnoun
A device used to do work or perform a task:implement, instrument, utensil. See machine, means
A person used or controlled by others:cat's-paw, dupe, instrument, pawn2, puppet, stooge. See over