Definition of utensil in English:

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utensil

Pronunciation: /juːˈtɛns(ə)l/

noun

A tool, container, or other article, especially for household use: kitchen utensils
More example sentences
  • However, a museum contains examples of the traditional tools and utensils used on the island.
  • It also sells a wide range of household utensils as well as a selection of unusual jewellery.
  • Take the time to put your tools and gardening utensils away for their long winter's nap too.
Synonyms
implement, tool, instrument, device, apparatus, gadget, appliance, machine, contrivance, contraption, mechanism, aid
informal gimmick, gizmo
(utensils) hardware, equipment, gear, kit, tackle, paraphernalia, things, bits

Origin

Late Middle English (denoting domestic implements or vessels collectively): from Old French utensile, from medieval Latin, neuter of Latin utensilis 'usable', from uti 'to use' (see use).

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