instrument


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Synonyms for instrument

Synonyms for instrument

that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

a person used or controlled by others

a device used to do work or perform a task

Synonyms for instrument

the means whereby some act is accomplished

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a person used by another to gain an end

(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process

equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling

write an instrumental score for

address a legal document to

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I became almost frantic as I let my imagination run riot among the possibilities for which this clicking instrument might stand.
Well, I sat there all night, listening to that tantalizing clicking, now and then moving the sending-key just to let the other end know that the instrument had been discovered.
I observed in the king's kitchen all sorts of mathematical and musical instruments, after the figures of which they cut up the joints that were served to his majesty's table.
The "degree of accuracy" of an instrument which is a reliable measurer is the ratio of the difference of response to the difference of stimulus in cases where the difference of stimulus is small.
Elizabeth received them with all the forbearance of civility, and, at the request of the gentlemen, remained at the instrument till her ladyship's carriage was ready to take them all home.
The proletariat will use its political supremacy top wrest, by degrees, all capital from the bourgeoisie, to centralise all instruments of production in the hands of the State, i.
Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the State; the bringing into cultivation of waste-lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan.
Johnson," I said, "and attend to the work of unpacking the extra instruments and having them properly set upon the bridge.
I would replace the destroyed instruments upon the bridge; every officer and man should know when we crossed thirty.
I have heard him lamenting her having no instrument repeatedly; oftener than I should suppose such a circumstance would, in the common course of things, occur to him.
Weston was the most used of the two to yield; till a little bustle in the room shewed them that tea was over, and the instrument in preparation; and at the same moment Mr.
These are the usual nautical instruments," I replied, "and I know the use of them.
And these other instruments, the use of which I cannot guess?
His underlings, two gnomes with square faces, leather aprons, and linen breeches, were moving the iron instruments on the coals.
It seemed to her as though she beheld advancing from all quarters towards her, with the intention of crawling up her body and biting and pinching her, all those hideous implements of torture, which as compared to the instruments of all sorts she had hitherto seen, were like what bats, centipedes, and spiders are among insects and birds.