What is the meaning of knife?

noun

  • Edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle.
  • A weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point.
  • Any long thin projection that is transient.
    • usage: "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark"

verb

  • Use a knife on.
    • usage: "The victim was knifed to death"
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APAWordNet. (2010). knife. Retrieved January 19, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/knife/definitions/1205303
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "knife" http://smartdefine.org/knife/definitions/1205303 (accessed January 19, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, knife, Smart Define, viewed 19 January, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/knife/definitions/1205303>.
MLAWordNet. "knife" 23 October 2010. Web. 19 January 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/knife/definitions/1205303>
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