Share this entry

Share this page

instrument

Synonyms of instrument in English:

noun

  • 1 the wound appeared to have been made with a sharp instrument
  • 2 when you have climbed to 800 feet you must check all the cockpit instruments again
    measuring device, gauge, meter, measure;
    indicator, dial, display
  • 3 drama is both a creative art form and an instrument of learning
  • 4 he was a mere instrument acting under coercion
    pawn, puppet, creature, dupe, hostage, counter, cog;
    informal stooge
  • Definition of instrument in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day vigesimal
    Pronunciation: vɪˈdʒɛsɪm(ə)l
    adjective
    relating to or based on the number twenty