Associations to the word «Ax»

Pictures for the word «Ax»


AX, noun. (largely US) Alternative spelling of axe
AX, verb. Alternative spelling of axe
AX, verb. (now dialectal or nonstandard) Alternative form of ask
AX, proper noun. Åland
AX, proper noun. A surname​.
AX TO GRIND, noun. (US) A proposition or point of view to advocate, especially motivated by self-interest
AX TO GRIND, noun. (US) a grudge

Dictionary definition

AX, noun. An edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle.
AX, verb. Chop or split with an ax; "axe wood".
AX, verb. Terminate; "The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain