A small ax with a short handle, for use with one hand: often the part of the head opposite the cutting edge is shaped like the striking portion of a hammerhead
A tool for loosening the soil, digging up and cutting roots, etc.: it is like a pickax but has a flat, adz-shaped blade on one or both sides
A heavy ax with a wide blade, formerly used as a weapon of war
(Archaeology) A bifacial core tool flaked to produce a straight sharp edge at one end.
(Slang) To dismiss; discharge
A light ax formerly used as a tool or weapon by certain Native American peoples.
A stone tool of the Paleolithic period rounded at one end for grasping and flaked to a point at the other end
To remove or discharge from a duty, office, position, or employment
To drive away by setting a fire.
To receive or record the votes of:
(Slang) To discharge from employment:
An order for the dismissing of someone
The capacity to rebound; spring:
To dismiss, esp. in dishonor, from a position of command, trust, etc.
Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.
To have its end (in something)
To end the employment or service of
To expect or demand:
The act of throwing something, or someone, out of a window.
The state of being disemployed, or deprived of employment.
A medieval battle-ax consisting of a long shaft ending in an ax or a combination of an ax, hammer, and pick.
Find another word for ax. In this page you can discover 46 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ax, like: hatchet, mattock, battle-ax, pickax, cleaver, can, tomahawk, broadax, hand ax, single-bitted ax and double-bitted ax.