Need another word that means the same as “blade”? Find 19 synonyms and 30 related words for “blade” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Blade” are: leaf blade, brand, steel, sword, vane, cutting tool, cutter, carver, oar, scull, sweep, spoon, spade, frond, dandy, fop, gallant, cavalier, man about town
Blade as a Noun
Definitions of "Blade" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “blade” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge.
- The broad, thin part of a leaf apart from the stalk.
- Especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole.
- A thin, flat metal runner on an ice skate.
- Hand shears used in sheep shearing.
- A long, narrow flake.
- A cut of beef from the shoulder blade.
- The flat cutting edge of a knife, saw, or other tool or weapon.
- A long, narrow leaf of grass or another similar plant.
- A prosthetic lower limb designed for athletes, consisting of a flattened length of carbon fibre with a long, curved section at the base.
- A shoulder bone in a joint of meat, or the joint itself.
- A broad flat body part (as of the shoulder or tongue.
- The part of the skate that slides on the ice.
- The flat part of the tongue behind the tip.
- The flat, wide section of an implement or device such as an oar or a propeller.
- A dashing or energetic young man.
- Something long and thin resembling a blade of grass.
- Flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water.
- A cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard.
- A sword.
- A dashing young man.
Synonyms of "Blade" as a noun (19 Words)
|brand||A brand name.|
There s a new brand of hero in the movies now.
|carver||Makes decorative wooden panels.|
An ivory carver.
|cavalier||A dashing and attentive man, especially one acting as a lady’s escort.|
|cutter||A person who reduces or cuts down on something, especially expenditure.|
A determined cutter of costs.
|cutting tool||A piece cut off from the main part of something.|
|dandy||An excellent thing of its kind.|
His floppy handkerchiefs and antique cufflinks gave him the look of a dandy.
|fop||A man who is concerned with his clothes and appearance in an affected and excessive way.|
|frond||The leaf or leaflike part of a palm, fern, or similar plant.|
Fronds of bracken.
|gallant||A man who attends or escorts a woman.|
He launches himself into a gallant s career of amorous intrigue.
|leaf blade||Hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door.|
|man about town||A male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman.|
|oar||An oarsman a rower.|
She pulled hard on the oars.
|scull||A light narrow boat propelled with a scull or a pair of sculls.|
Their current training programme involves two outings a day at the weekend in their single sculls.
|spoon||As much as a spoon will hold.|
He added two spoons of sugar.
|steel||A rod of roughened steel on which knives are sharpened.|
The police finished their sweep through the woods.
|sword||A weapon with a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard, used for thrusting or striking and now typically worn as part of ceremonial dress.|
Not many perished by the sword.
|vane||Mechanical device attached to an elevated structure; rotates freely to show the direction of the wind.|
Usage Examples of "Blade" as a noun
- The director, a young blade in an oversized suit.
- Lydia is being taught to run on blades.
- A blade of grass.
- Cut cleanly using a sharp blade.
- The Paralympics brought prosthetics such as running blades into the limelight.
- Gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures.
- A blade of lint on his suit.
Associations of "Blade" (30 Words)
|brandish||The act of waving.|
Brandish a sword.
|chisel||Carve with a chisel.|
They chiseled me out of my money.
|clipper||An instrument for cutting or trimming small pieces off things.|
The Cutty Sark a tea clipper built in 1869.
|clipping||The act of clipping or snipping.|
|cutting||Capable of cutting something.|
|dagger||A moth with a dark dagger shaped marking on the forewing.|
He drew his dagger and stabbed the leader.
|fork||A flash of forked lightning.|
She forked her fingers.
|gig||An implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish.|
They played a gig in New Jersey.
|harpoon||Spear with a harpoon.|
|impale||(of a coat of arms) adjoin (another coat of arms) on the same shield.|
The impaled arms of her husband and her father.
|javelin||An athletic competition in which a javelin is thrown as far as possible.|
His nearest rival in the javelin.
|jig||A piece of music for a jig typically in compound time.|
He stood up and jigged in the cockpit.
|knife||Cut or move cleanly through something with a knife like action.|
A shard of steel knifed through the mainsail.
|lance||Prick or cut open an abscess or boil with a lancet or other sharp instrument.|
He affirms to have lanced darts at the sun.
|lancet||Shaped like a lancet arch.|
A lancet clock.
|mace||An official who carries a mace of office.|
|microtome||An instrument for cutting extremely thin sections of material for examination under a microscope.|
|razor||Cut with a razor.|
The tapered cut is razored to give movement.
|saw||Cut something using a saw.|
The woman sawed off all my lovely hair.
|scabbard||A sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet.|
A ceremonial sword hung at his side in a gilded scabbard.
|scissor||Cut with or as if with scissors.|
Frank could see shadowy legs scissoring under the thin skirt as she ran.
|scissors||Denoting an action in which two things cross each other or open and close like the blades of a pair of scissors.|
A dummy scissors from David Thomas deceived the opposition.
|scraper||Any of various hand tools for scraping.|
Residues should be removed with sharp scrapers.
|sheathe||Cover with a protective sheathing.|
Her legs were sheathed in black stockings.
|snip||A small piece of anything especially a piece that has been snipped off.|
She was snipping a few dead heads off the roses.
The branch speared up into the air.
|sword||Military power, violence, or destruction.|
Not many perished by the sword.
|trident||A three-pronged spear, especially as an attribute of Poseidon (Neptune) or Britannia.|
|weapon||A means of gaining an advantage or defending oneself in a conflict or contest.|
He used all his conversational weapons.
|widget||A device or control that is very useful for a particular job.|