Tesauro Inglês
(substantivo) 
Definition
an implement, such as a hammer, saw, or spade, that is used by hand to help do a particular type of work
The best tool for the purpose is a pair of shears.
Sinônimos
implement
writing implements
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device
This device can measure minute quantities of matter.
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appliance
We need to replace the washing machine and some other household appliances.
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apparatus
He was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
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machine
I put a coin in the machine and pulled the lever.
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instrument
a thin tube-like optical instrument
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gadget
a handy gadget for slicing vegetables
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utensil
The technique uses a single utensil to cook and serve.
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contraption (informal)
an interesting musical contraption called a Theremin
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contrivance
They wear simple clothes and shun modern contrivances.
(substantivo) 
The video has become an invaluable teaching tool.
Sinônimos
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agency (old-fashioned)
a negotiated settlement through the agency of the UN
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vehicle
Her art became a vehicle for her political beliefs.
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medium
English is used as a medium of instruction at primary level.
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agent
the bleaching agent in white flour
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intermediary
She wanted him to act as an intermediary in the dispute.
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wherewithal
She didn't have the financial wherewithal to start a new business.
(substantivo) 
Definition
a person used to perform dishonourable or unpleasant tasks for another
He became the tool of the security services.
Sinônimos
puppet
The ministers have denied that they are puppets of a foreign government.
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creature
We are not merely creatures of our employers.
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pawn
They are being used as political pawns.
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dupe
He was accused of being a dupe of the communists.
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stooge (slang)
He has vehemently rejected claims that he is a government stooge.
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jackal
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minion
She delegated the job to one of her minions.
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lackey
I'm not staying as a paid lackey to act as your yes-man.
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flunkey
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hireling
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cat's-paw
(verbo) 
We have a beautifully tooled glass replica of it.
Sinônimos
make
They now make cars at two plants in Europe.
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work
Work the dough with your hands until it is very smooth.
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cut
Geometric motifs are cut into the stone walls.
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shape
Like it or not, our families shape our lives.
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decorate
He decorated the box with glitter and ribbons.
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ornament
The Egyptians ornamented their mirrors with carved handles of ivory, gold, or wood.

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Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of agency
Definition
action or power by which something happens
a negotiated settlement through the agency of the UN
in the sense of agent
Definition
a substance which causes change in other substances
the bleaching agent in white flour
in the sense of apparatus
Definition
a collection of equipment used for a particular purpose
He was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
Sinônimos
materials,
tools,
implements,
utensils,
contraption (informal)

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