Word "TOOL" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
Synonyms:
joyride, tool around
Examples:
We tooled down the street

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
the means whereby some act is accomplished
Synonyms:
instrument
Examples:
science has given us new tools to fight disease

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
Synonyms:
creature, puppet

Crossword Clues for TOOL

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Clue Source Date
Wrench or hammer Universal 16 May 2022
Utensil The Guardian Speedy 08 May 2022
Hammer or handsaw Wall Street Journal 02 May 2022
Hammer or sickle Eugene Sheffer 20 Apr 2022
Needle-nose pliers, for one Family Time 18 Apr 2022
Total jerk New York Times 20 Mar 2022
Hammer, e.g Premier Sunday 13 Mar 2022
Circular saw, e.g The Washington Post Sunday 27 Feb 2022
Square or plane, e.g Wall Street Journal 22 Feb 2022
Adjustable wrench, for one Family Time 13 Feb 2022
Hammer or wrench Newsday 07 Feb 2022
Hammer or wrench Family Time 02 Jan 2022
Hammer or spade Premier Sunday 12 Dec 2021
Screwdriver, e.g LA Times Daily 08 Dec 2021
Hammer or plane USA Today 14 Nov 2021
Implement of inordinate length The Telegraph Cryptic 01 Nov 2021
File, e.g Newsday 17 Oct 2021
Useful implement Newsday 30 Sep 2021
Practical implement Irish Times Simplex 27 Sep 2021
Wrench or pliers Newsday 14 Sep 2021
Hammer or chisel Newsday 13 Sep 2021
Practical implement Irish Times Simplex 08 Sep 2021
Hammer or sickle LA Times Daily 07 Sep 2021
Hammer or sickle The Washington Post 07 Sep 2021
Gimlet or screwdriver Wall Street Journal 04 Sep 2021
Fixer's need LA Times Daily 02 Sep 2021
Fixer's need The Washington Post 02 Sep 2021
Labor saver Newsday 27 Aug 2021
Drill or wrench USA Today 18 Aug 2021
Book design that's impressed as well large The Telegraph Toughie 13 Aug 2021
Hammer, e.g USA Today 17 Jul 2021
Hammer or hacksaw Thomas Joseph 05 Jul 2021
Jack or jimmy Newsday 20 Jun 2021
Level or bevel New York Times 13 Jun 2021
Wrench, for one Universal 12 Jun 2021
Put back equipment to get ill-gotten gains The Telegraph Cryptic 01 Jun 2021
Shed item The Washington Post 16 May 2021
Shed item LA Times Daily 16 May 2021
Implement Eugene Sheffer 15 May 2021
Saw or screwdriver New York Times 22 Apr 2021
Plane or pliers Wall Street Journal 05 Apr 2021
Labor-saving device Newsday 03 Apr 2021
Hardware store item The Washington Post Sunday 07 Mar 2021
Plane or level Wall Street Journal 16 Feb 2021
Hammer or screwdriver Newsday 15 Feb 2021
Hammer or drill Newsday 26 Jan 2021
Easily manipulated type LA Times Daily 23 Jan 2021
Easily manipulated type The Washington Post 23 Jan 2021
Handheld device Newsday 16 Jan 2021
Wrench or hammer Newsday 14 Dec 2020
Hammer or tongs USA Today 14 Nov 2020
Level, for one Newsday 30 Oct 2020
Jack, hammer, or jackhammer Newsday 29 Sep 2020
Jerk, slangily New York Times 25 Aug 2020
54-Across or 58-Across, for example USA Today 03 Aug 2020
Hammer or hacksaw Thomas Joseph 03 Aug 2020
Chainsaw possibly also large The Sun Two Speed 01 Aug 2020
Puppet or pawn The Sun Two Speed 01 Aug 2020
Implement Universal 27 Jul 2020
Hammer or saw Newsday 07 Jul 2020
Screwdriver, e.g LA Times Daily 30 Jun 2020
Level or lathe New York Times 30 Jun 2020
Screwdriver, e.g The Washington Post 30 Jun 2020
Level, for one New York Times 28 Jun 2020
Screwdriver, for one Universal 08 Jun 2020
Item in a shed USA Today 11 May 2020
Pawn The Telegraph Quick 18 Apr 2020
Home Depot purchase The Washington Post 13 Apr 2020
Home Depot purchase LA Times Daily 13 Apr 2020
Soldering 50-Down, e.g New York Times 07 Apr 2020
Plane, e.g The Washington Post 03 Apr 2020
Plane, e.g LA Times Daily 03 Apr 2020
Hammer or tongs Universal 13 Mar 2020
Easily influenced person New York Times 26 Feb 2020
Hardware store purchase Family Time 23 Feb 2020
Implement excessively large The Sun Two Speed 22 Feb 2020
Practical implement Irish Times Simplex 19 Feb 2020
Lifting toilet takes time, first, and specialist equipment The Telegraph Toughie 31 Dec 2019
Hammer or handsaw USA Today 24 Dec 2019
Pipe wrench, e.g USA Today 12 Dec 2019
Look smart removing marks with piece of kit Irish Times Crosaire 18 Oct 2019
Hacksaw or hammer Wall Street Journal 14 Oct 2019
Level or bevel USA Today 22 Sep 2019
Hammer or sickle Thomas Joseph 14 Sep 2019
Handyman's buy USA Today 03 Sep 2019
Level or plane USA Today 21 Aug 2019
Chisel or gouge USA Today 01 Aug 2019
Hardware store buy USA Today 01 Jul 2019
Implement Canadiana 24 Jun 2019
Saw, for example, cash being lifted The Telegraph Cryptic 09 Jun 2019
Easily manipulated sort USA Today 27 May 2019
Level or bevel Newsday 26 May 2019
Device, implement The Times Concise 17 May 2019
Hammer or tongs Newsday 12 May 2019
Inordinately large instrument The Telegraph Cryptic 09 May 2019
Jack or hammer LA Times Daily 22 Apr 2019
Jack or hammer The Washington Post 22 Apr 2019
Item in a kit LA Times Daily 10 Apr 2019
Item in a kit The Washington Post 10 Apr 2019
C-clamp or T-square USA Today 08 Apr 2019
Workbench object Universal 02 Apr 2019
Look smart, removing marks with piece of kit Irish Times Crosaire 20 Mar 2019
Maybe hammer also large The Sun Two Speed 17 Mar 2019
Handyman's item Universal 09 Mar 2019
Black & Decker buy USA Today 25 Feb 2019
Seat with front falling off -- could this help fix it? The Telegraph Cryptic 15 Feb 2019
Hammer, for one Universal 11 Feb 2019
Level or bevel
Handyman's item
Handyman's buy
Black & Decker buy
Chisel or gouge
Hardware store buy
Easily manipulated sort
Hacksaw or hammer
Workbench object
Hammer, for one
Level or plane
C-clamp or T-square
Item in a kit
Jack or hammer
Shed or shop item USA Today 31 Dec 2018
Jack or hammer USA Today 22 Dec 2018
Object in a 33-Down USA Today 16 Nov 2018
Saw, for one LA Times Daily 05 Nov 2018
Saw, for one The Washington Post 05 Nov 2018
Purchase at Lowe's LA Times Daily 30 Oct 2018
Purchase at Lowe's The Washington Post 30 Oct 2018
Pick or axe Family Time 16 Sep 2018
Implement The Telegraph Quick 21 Aug 2018
Haul up over device Irish Times Crosaire 18 Aug 2018
Zax or awl The New Yorker 06 Aug 2018
Skil product USA Today 05 Aug 2018
Spade or club, e.g The Washington Post Sunday 05 Aug 2018
Hammer or sickle New York Times 11 Jul 2018
Gimlet or screwdriver USA Today 10 Jul 2018
Reamer or wrench New York Times 09 Jul 2018
Puppet The New Yorker 09 Jul 2018
Maul or awl USA Today 08 Jul 2018
Unwitting accomplice New York Times 08 Jul 2018
Stooge New York Times 05 Jul 2018
THIS COULD BE A DRILL Newsday 11 May 2018
Excessively large plane or chopper, say The Telegraph Cryptic 29 Apr 2018
Construction site sight Universal 28 Apr 2018
Useful item Universal 25 Apr 2018
Saw or sickle Wall Street Journal 16 Apr 2018
Shed or shop item
Object in a 33-Down
Maul or awl
Jack or hammer
Gimlet or screwdriver
Unwitting accomplice
Stooge
Reamer or wrench
Hammer or sickle
Skil product
Home Depot purchase
Saw, for one
Construction site sight
Useful item
Purchase at Lowe's
Level or bevel, e.g.
Saw or sickle
One of many in a Swiss Army knife New York Times 24 Dec 2017
Useful thing Universal 14 Dec 2017
Hammer or hatchet Wall Street Journal 27 Nov 2017
Punch or file LA Times Daily 27 Oct 2017
Punch or file The Washington Post 27 Oct 2017
Square or plane Thomas Joseph 20 Oct 2017
1-Down, e.g USA Today 19 Oct 2017
Hammer or sickle USA Today 24 Sep 2017
Craftsman product USA Today 13 Aug 2017
Implement The Times Concise 06 Aug 2017
One of a handyman's set USA Today 23 Jul 2017
Hammer or screwdriver Family Time 23 Jul 2017
Wrench or level, e.g Universal 24 Jun 2017
Total jerk Wall Street Journal 05 Apr 2017
Black & Decker offering USA Today 03 Apr 2017
For instance, 27 also left The Telegraph Cryptic 16 Mar 2017
Wrench or hammer Family Time 06 Mar 2017
Black & Decker offering
Useful thing
One of many in a Swiss Army knife
Wrench or level, e.g.
Punch or file
1-Down, e.g.
Craftsman product
Hammer or sickle
One of a handyman's set
Thing for a carpenter Universal 12 Dec 2016
Ax or awl Newsday 11 Dec 2016
Plane or saw, e.g Universal 25 Nov 2016
Handyman's belt item USA Today 12 Nov 2016
Plane or c-clamp, e.g Universal 21 Oct 2016
Drill, for example The Washington Post 20 Oct 2016
It helps to get the job done Universal 15 Oct 2016
Item on a belt LA Times Daily 18 Sep 2016
Craftsman product The Washington Post 09 Sep 2016
Trade staple LA Times Daily 27 Aug 2016
Kit item USA Today 22 Jul 2016
Hammer or sickle, e.g Jonesin 19 Jul 2016
Plane, e.g Wall Street Journal 14 Jul 2016
Level, e.g LA Times Daily 22 Jun 2016
Saw or screwdriver Universal 19 Jun 2016
Torque wrench, e.g Universal 06 Jun 2016
Hammer, for one Family Time 05 Jun 2016
Chisel or hammer Newsday 17 May 2016
Wrench, say, with money to be raised The Telegraph Cryptic 05 Apr 2016
Screwdriver or gimlet Universal 30 Mar 2016
Saw one of those returning stolen property Irish Times Crosaire 12 Mar 2016
DIY implement The Sun Two Speed 12 Feb 2016
Implement removing top from seat The Sun Two Speed 12 Feb 2016
Plane or level Newsday 11 Feb 2016
For example, saw not enough right? The Times Cryptic 04 Feb 2016
Screwdriver or hammer New York Times 25 Jan 2016
Adz or awl Eugene Sheffer 25 Jan 2016
It might include 'copy' and 'paste' New York Times 21 Jan 2016
Trade requirement? Universal 14 Jan 2016
Thing for a carpenter
Item on a belt
Level, e.g.
Trade staple
It helps to get the job done
Plane or c-clamp, e.g.
Saw or screwdriver
Torque wrench, e.g.
Trade requirement?
Screwdriver or hammer
It might include "copy" and "paste"
Handyman's belt item
Kit item
Jack, hammer or jackhammer New York Times 23 Dec 2015
Hammer or wrench Newsday 16 Dec 2015
Easily manipulated sort New York Times 06 Dec 2015
Plane or pliers The Washington Post 25 Nov 2015
Carpenter's gadget The Washington Post 23 Nov 2015
Gimlet or screwdriver Thomas Joseph 21 Nov 2015
Hammer or chisel, e.g USA Today 20 Nov 2015
Level or awl, e.g USA Today 11 Nov 2015
Swiss Army knife component The Washington Post 06 Nov 2015
Gadget raised toilet seat's edge The Telegraph Cryptic 29 Oct 2015
Hammer or wrench Eugene Sheffer 26 Oct 2015
Implement Newsday 04 Oct 2015
Gimlet or screwdriver Wall Street Journal 31 Jul 2015
19 across in a way is excessively long Irish Times Crosaire 18 Jul 2015
Gift for a handyman USA Today 12 Jul 2015
Plane, for one New York Times 30 Jun 2015
File or saw Newsday 24 Jun 2015
Hoe or hatchet New York Times 22 Jun 2015
Wedge or sledge New York Times 17 May 2015
Pliers or plane Newsday 05 May 2015
Carpenter's helper Universal 22 Apr 2015
Hammer or chisel Universal 23 Mar 2015
File, for one LA Times Daily 07 Feb 2015
Hacksaw, e.g Universal 20 Jan 2015
Pliers or plane
Bit in a kit, perhaps
Carpenter's gadget
Hammer or sickle
Object for kidvid's Bob the Builder
Plane or pliers
Square or compass
Swiss Army knife component
File, for one
Kit implement
Shed item
File or saw
Hammer or wrench
Implement
Gimlet or screwdriver
Wrench or hammer
Easily manipulated sort
Hoe or hatchet
Jack, hammer or jackhammer
Level, for one
Plane, for one
Wedge or sledge
"Lateralus" band
Carpenter's helper
Hacksaw, e.g.
Hammer or chisel
Gift for a handyman
Hammer or chisel, e.g.
Level or awl, e.g.
Wrench, e.g.
Hammer or saw
Workshop gizmo
Workbench implement
Drive (along)
Handyman's belt item
Jerk, slangily
One being used
Pick, say
Plane, e.g.
Handyman's need
Hammer or rasp
Drill, for one
Hammer or chisel
Lever or cleaver
Plane or pliers
VISE-GRIP, for one
Wrench, e.g.
Something stored in a shed
Drill, for one
Saw or hammer
Implement
Hammer or hacksaw, e.g.
Archaeological dig find
Level or hammer, e.g.
Hammer or hacksaw
Wrench or pliers
Shop item
"10,000 Days" band
Item hung on a pegboard, often
Adz, e.g.
Trade item?
Poker, e.g.
Level or bevel
Hammer or saw
Level or bevel
Die's partner?
Black & Decker item
Poker, e.g.
Grinder or sander
Level or bevel
Utility belt item
Plane or pickax
Plane, e.g.
Shed item
Wrench, for one
Word with "kit" or "belt"
Awl, for one
Something found in a shed
Handyman's need
In recent memory
Wrench or adz, e.g.
Plane or square, e.g.
"Sober" band
Plane, for example
Plane or chisel
Level or bevel
Hammer or sickle
Saw or ax
Maynard James Keenan band
Square or level
Chisel, e.g.
Shop class aid
Rake or saw
Plane, for example
Gouge or chisel
Early human's stone creation
Belt hanger
Awl or saw, e.g.
Handyman's necessity
Trade requirement?
Wrench or screwdriver, e.g.
Plane, for example
Plane, for one
Square or level
Chisel, e.g.
Bottle opener, e.g.
Word with box or belt
Word with box or belt
Useful doodad
Hammer or sickle
Bottle opener, e.g.
"Undertow" band
Screwdriver, for one
Something found in a shed
Wrench, e.g.
Labor saver
Puppet
Home Depot purchase
Chisel, e.g.
Saw, e.g.
Chisel or wrench, e.g.
Plane or sander
Home Depot buy
Hammer or sickle
Handyman's necessity
Hardware store purchase
Home Depot buy
Plane or sander
Saw, e.g.
Awl or hacksaw
Hammer or saw
Saw, say
Saw or plane
Something used on "Bob the Builder"
Wrench or screwdriver, e.g.
One used as a dupe
Shop item
Saw, e.g.
Hardware store purchase
Cat's-paw
Dig find, perhaps
Cat's-paw
Saw or plane
Cat's-paw
Dig find, perhaps
It's in the shop
Shop item
Hammer or tongs
Item in a belt
Kit thing
Implement
Chisel or hammer
Item in a belt
Belt item
Work on leather
Kit thing
Trade item?
Hammer, for one
Dweeb
Awl or auger
Hammer or saw
"We must use time as a ___, not as a couch": JFK
Drill, e.g.
Hammer, for one
Something used by Bob the Builder
Implement
Item hung on a pegboard, often
Lever or level
Puppet
Plane, e.g.
Axe or adze
Pegboard hanger
Ax or awl
Decorate, in a way
Hammer, for one
Utensil
Item in a shed
Gimlet or screwdriver, e.g.
Ax or awl
Utensil
Awl, for one
Handyman's gadget
Plane, for one
Maul or awl, e.g.
Shed item
Maul or awl
Cleaver or lever
Plane, for one
Pegboard hanger
Diligent student, in slang
Trade item?
"Home Improvement" prop
Screwdriver, for one
Word with kit or around
Word with "kit" or "around"
Cleaver or lever
Cat's paw
Rock, to a sea otter
Kit item
Screwdriver, e.g.
Awl or chisel
Die partner
"Man is a ___-using animal": Thomas Carlyle
Belt item
File, for one
Hammer or sickle
Drive (along)
Shed item
Trade item?
Cat's-paw, for example
Implement
Drive (along)
Shed item
Hammer or 58 Down
Object of exploitation
Something exploited
Wrench, for one
Awl or axe
Pliers. e.g.
Gift for a handyman, probably
Wrench or adz, e.g.
Labor saver
Gimlet or screwdriver
Gimlet, e.g.
Kit item
Shed item
Torque wrench or box wrench
Do leatherwork
Zax or adz
Implement
Drill, e.g.
Awl, e.g.
Labor saver
Word with power or garden
Archaeological dig find, sometimes
Saw or sander
Instrument
Shop item
Implement
Home Depot purchase
Instrument
Word with garden or power
Hammer or hoe
Wrench or awl
Pliers or wrench
Garage item
Adz or awl
Gimlet or screwdriver
Not the real decision-maker
Gouge, e.g.
Do some leatherwork
File, for example
Saw, e.g.
Cat's-paw
Design on a book's binding
Saw, say
Something used by Bob the Builder
Chisel or gouge
Adz or awl, e.g.
Rake, e.g.
Word with kit or around
Die partner
Cruise about town
Adz or awl
Plane or square, e.g.
Pliers or hammer
Hammer, e.g.
Gift for Tim Allen
Level, e.g.
Hammer, e.g.
Screwdriver, for one
Useful utensil
Hammer or sickle
Go for a spin
Die's partner
Cat's-paw
Useful item
Shop item
Cat's-paw
Maul or awl
Word after power or garden
Hammer, e.g.
Screwdriver, for one
Useful utensil
Saw or hammer
File, e.g.
Labor saver
Handyman's necessity
Gimlet, for one
Drive (around)
Tim Allen need
Adz or zax
Gimlet or screwdriver
Drill or saw
Implement
Go for a spin
Jimmy or jack
Workshop item
Ax or zax
Level or awl
Screwdriver, for one
Part of a kit
Gouge or chisel
Drive (around)
Archaeological dig find
Hammer or sickle
Trade requirement?
Hardware store purchase
Means to an end
Screwdriver or gimlet
Adz or awl, e.g.
Wrench or shovel
Adze, for one
Adz or zax
Bar in a PC
Handyman's need
Fixer's kit
Router, for one
Hammer or hatchet, e.g.
Cat's paw
Wrench or ratchet
Shovel or rake
Saw, e.g.
Utensil
Plane or square, e.g.
Plane, e.g.
Pawn
Saw or plane
Kit item
Gimlet or screwdriver
Hammer or sickle
Drill, to a dentist
Level, e.g.
26 Down, for example
Adz, e.g.
Go cruising
Neolith or paleolith
Implement
Cruise about town
Handyman's need
Edger, e.g.
Cat's-paw
Utensil
Cat's-paw
Puppet
Pick or hammer
Hammer or file
Dupe
Awl or gimlet
Adz or awl
Pawn in a plan
Cats-paw
Stanley offering
File or fork
Rock to a sea otter
"Home Improvement" prop
Bushwhacker, e.g.
Kit item
Neolith, e.g.
Black & Decker item
Dupe
Wrench <P>e.g.
Hammer or sickle, e.g.
Gimlet or screwdriver
Die, e.g.
Adz or ax
Puppet
Pistol, in gang slang
Saw or axe
Implement
Jack for one
Screwdriver, e.g.
Chisel, e.g.
Wrench, e.g.
File, e.g.
Work leather
Instrument
Pawn
Level or plane
Adze, for one
Awl or adz
Jimmy, e.g.
Item in a chest
Handy helper
Burin or dibble
Device
Plane or level
Saw or hammer
Burin or gimlet
Jimmy or jack
Dibble or burin
Implement
Adz or awl
Dibble, e.g.
Dupe
Means to an end
Ax or adz
Auger, for one
Unwitting stooge
Awl or adze
Saw, e.g.
Kit article
Make designs in leather
Stooge or patsy
Saw or file
Chisel or file
Handyman's item
Adz or hammer
Kind of kit
Awl or hatchet
Adz or ax
Hammer or ax
Fall guy
Pipe wrench, e.g.
Awl or saw
Hammer or axe.
Cat's-paw.
Implement.
Axe.
Utensil.
Clippers.
Hammer
Crowbar.
Saw.
Wrench.
Hammer or tongs.
Puppet.
Jack, for one.
Saw, for example.
Brace and bit.
Hammer.
Jack, for example.
Saw, for one.
See 89 Down.
Pawn.
Handy thing.
Hand instrument.
Hammer or sickle.
A means.
Burin or graver.
Unwitting stooge.
Make figures on leather.
Rake or hoe.
A plane or a file.
Screwdriver, for instance.
Chisel or wrench.
Lathe or planer.
Dupe.
Machine ___.
Catspaw.
Drive a coach.
Instrument.
Instrument for manual operation.
Ruler, e.g.
Complete idiot
Manipulated person
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