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English noun: saw

1. saw (communication) a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

Synonymsadage, byword, proverb

Broader (hypernym)expression, locution, saying

2. saw (artifact) hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting

Broader (hypernym)hand tool

Narrower (hyponym)bill, billhook, bucksaw, carpenter's saw, crown saw, folding saw, hack saw, hacksaw, hand saw, handsaw, lumberman's saw, metal saw, two-handed saw, two-man saw, whipsaw

Part holonymsawtooth, tooth

3. saw (artifact) a power tool for cutting wood

Synonymspower saw, sawing machine

Broader (hypernym)power tool

Narrower (hyponym)band saw, bandsaw, buzz saw, chain saw, chainsaw, circular saw, fretsaw, gangsaw, jigsaw, jigsaw, reciprocating saw, saber saw, sawmill, scroll saw

Part holonymtooth

English verb: saw

1. saw (contact) cut with a saw

SamplesSaw wood for the fireplace.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cut

Narrower (hyponym)whipsaw

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