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tools

noun
plural of tool

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an article intended for use in work
  • needed a special tool to open the case of the appliance

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2 one that is or can be used to further the purposes of another
  • a ruthless leader using his trusting followers as tools in his quest for power

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3 one who is easily deceived or cheated
  • you're just a pathetic tool of the advertising industry if you believe everything you see in TV commercials

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tools

verb
present tense third-person singular of tool

Synonyms of tools (Entry 2 of 2)

to travel by a motorized vehicle
  • I spent some time tooling around town today

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“Tools.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tools. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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