What is the meaning of knife?


  • 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"


  • Use a knife on.
    • usage: "The victim was knifed to death"
|7 years ago|1.5k views|share |citing 
APAWordNet. (2010). knife. Retrieved July 20, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/knife/definitions/1205303
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "knife" http://smartdefine.org/knife/definitions/1205303 (accessed July 20, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, knife, Smart Define, viewed 20 July, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/knife/definitions/1205303>.
MLAWordNet. "knife" 23 October 2010. Web. 20 July 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/knife/definitions/1205303>
{ class="autoclick" }next definition (/)