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Synonyms of ax in English:


  • 1 a woodsman's ax
    hatchet, cleaver, tomahawk, adze, poleax, broadax
    historical battle-ax, twibill
  • verb

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  • 1 the show was axed
    cancel, withdraw, drop, scrap, discontinue, terminate, end
    informal ditch, dump, pull the plug on
  • 2 500 employees were axed
    dismiss, fire, lay off, let go, discharge, get rid of
    informal sack, give the sack, give marching orders, pink-slip
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