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Definition of "axes" [axes]

  • Plural of axis. (noun)
  • Plural of ax1. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "axes" in a sentence
  • "The maker of the breaching axes is Daniel Winkler who, for twenty years or more has been pre-eminent in the re-creation of frontier cutlery."
  • "The paper focuses on three main axes of future progress †true broadband support, personalized media, and distributed control."
  • "The Mexico City we know today began as a rough sketch of an urban plan - attributed to Alonso de García Bravo, one of Hernán Cortés 'henchmen - incorporating two main axes at 90 degrees to the central plaza, with streets following a grid formation."