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Synonyms for tool

Synonyms for tool

a device used to do work or perform a task

a person used or controlled by others

to run and control (a motor vehicle)

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the means whereby some act is accomplished

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a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else

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drive

ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it

furnish with tools

work with a tool

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References in classic literature ?
It ought to be painted," said Johnny Dooit, tossing his tools back into the chest, "for that would make it look prettier.
And thus, having found two or three broken oars belonging to the boat - and, besides the tools which were in the chest, I found two saws, an axe, and a hammer; with this cargo I put to sea.
This was something like cutting off retreat, but they got to daring each other, and of course there could be but one result -- they threw their tools into a corner and made the ascent.
The gardening tools were laid together under a tree.
Then, the mender of roads having got his tools together and all things ready to go down into the village, roused him.
In these colleges the professors contrive new rules and methods of agriculture and building, and new instruments, and tools for all trades and manufactures; whereby, as they undertake, one man shall do the work of ten; a palace may be built in a week, of materials so durable as to last for ever without repairing.
Adam called out, laying down his tools, striding up to Ben, and seizing his right shoulder.
He began to pry about the saddle and engine of the drachenflieger in search for tools.
He could not find his handkerchief, because it was in the pocket of the coat he had taken off, and he did not know where he had put the coat, and all the house had to leave off looking for his tools, and start looking for his coat; while he would dance round and hinder them.
Jerry, who heard, registered, and recognized many words that were as truly tools of thought to him as they were to humans, but who, by inarticulateness of birth and breed, could not utter these many words, nevertheless in his mental processes, used images just as articulate men use words in their own mental processes.
I saw iron ladles, pans full of white sand, files with white metal left glittering in their teeth, molds of plaster of Paris, bags containing the same material in powder, a powerful machine with the name and use of which I was theoretically not unacquainted, white metal in a partially-fused state, bottles of aquafortis, dies scattered over a dresser, crucibles, sandpaper, bars of metal, and edged tools in plenty, of the strangest construction.
A LION, entering the workshop of a smith, sought from the tools the means of satisfying his hunger.
The gay songs, the shrill or murmuring sounds made by the tools in the workshops rang pleasantly in my ears.
No tools will make a man a skilled workman, or master of defence, nor be of any use to him who has not learned how to handle them, and has never bestowed any attention upon them.
He said no more, but taking his tools and two pieces of wood, he set to work diligently.