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Definition of "tools" []

  • An implement, such as a hammer, saw, or spade, that is used by hand (noun)
  • A power-driven instrument; machine tool (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)
  • The cutting part of such an instrument (noun)
  • Any of the instruments used by a bookbinder to impress a design on a book cover (noun)
  • A design so impressed (noun)
  • Anything used as a means of performing an operation or achieving an end (noun)
  • A person used to perform dishonourable or unpleasant tasks for another (noun)
  • A necessary medium for or adjunct to one's profession (noun)
  • A stupid, irritating, or contemptible man (noun)
  • To work, cut, shape, or form (something) with a tool or tools (verb)
  • To decorate (a book cover) with a bookbinder's tool (verb)
  • To furnish with tools (verb)
  • To drive (a vehicle) or (of a vehicle) to be driven, esp in a leisurely or casual style (verb)
  • Plural form of tool. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tool. (verb)

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Use "tools" in a sentence
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  • "Now I know a man who is actually _in_ it, and he _says_ -- and he knows this for a _fact_ -- that from the _moment_ when the _first man_ downed tools -- from the very moment when he _downed tools_ ... ""
  • "KETTERING, Ohio -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MWV Consumer & Office Products, a division of MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), and leading manufacturer of planning and organizing tools, office products and school supplies, in collaboration with David Allen Company, has developed a line of GTD tools®, inspired by David Allen's bestselling book, ""