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axe

 
Noun axe has 1 sense
  1. ax, axe - an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
    --1 is a kind of edge tool
    --1 has parts:
     ax handle, axe handle; ax head, axe head; blade; haft, helve
    --1 has particulars:
     broadax, broadaxe; common ax, common axe, Dayton ax, Dayton axe; double-bitted ax, double-bitted axe, Western ax, Western axe; fireman's ax, fireman's axe; hatchet; ice ax, ice axe, piolet; poleax, poleaxe
    Derived form: verb axe1
Verb axe has 2 senses
  1. axe, ax - chop or split with an ax; "axe wood"
    --1 is one way to chop, hack
    Derived form: noun axe1
    Sample sentence:
    They axe the trees
  2. ax, axe - terminate; "The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it"
    --2 is one way to end, terminate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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