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tool

 
Noun tool has 4 senses
  1. tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
    --1 is a kind of
    implement
    --1 has particulars:
     abrader, abradant; bender; clincher; comb; cutting implement; drill; eolith; fork; gang; garden tool, lawn tool; grapnel, grapple, grappler, grappling hook, grappling iron; hack; hand tool; hoe; jack; Jaws of Life; neolith; paleolith; pestle, muller, pounder; plow, plough; power tool; punch, puncher; rake; ram; rounder; saw set; shaping tool; strickle; stylus, style; tamp, tamper, tamping bar; tap; upset, swage
    Derived forms: verb tool4, verb tool3
  2. instrument, tool - the means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease"
    --2 is a kind of means, agency, way
  3. creature, tool, puppet - a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
    --3 is a kind of slave
  4. cock, prick, dick, shaft, pecker, peter, tool, putz - obscene terms for penis
    --4 is a kind of penis, phallus, member
Verb tool has 4 senses
  1. tool - drive; "The convertible tooled down the street"
    --1 is one way to
    drive
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. joyride, tool, tool around - ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it; "We tooled down the street"
    --2 is one way to ride
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. tool - furnish with tools
    --3 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived form: noun tool1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. tool - work with a tool
    --4 is one way to
    work, work on, process
    Derived form: noun tool1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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