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Synonyms of knife in English:


  • peel the oranges using a sharp knife
    cutting tool, blade, cutter, carver
  • verb

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  • the victims had been knifed more than seventy times
    stab, hack, gash, run through, slash, lacerate, cut, tear, gouge, pierce, spike, impale, transfix, bayonet, spear, skewer, wound
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