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Synonyms for (noun) instrument

Synonyms: instrument, tool Definition: the means whereby some act is accomplished Usage: my greed was the instrument of my destruction; science has given us new tools to fight disease

Similar words: agency, means, way Definition: how a result is obtained or an end is achieved Usage: a means of control; an example is the best agency of instruction; the true way to success

Synonyms: instrument Definition: a device that requires skill for proper use

Similar words: device Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: musical instrument, instrument Definition: any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds

Similar words: device Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: instrument, instrumental role Definition: the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process

Similar words: semantic role, participant role Definition: (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause

Synonyms: instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document Definition: (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

Similar words: papers, written document, document Definition: writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)

Synonyms: instrument, cat's-paw, pawn Definition: a person used by another to gain an end

Similar words: assistant, help, helper, supporter Definition: a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose Usage: my invaluable assistant; they hired additional help to finish the work

Synonyms for (verb) instrument

Synonyms: instrument Definition: address a legal document to

Similar words: direct, address Definition: put an address on (an envelope)

Synonyms: instrument, instrumentate Definition: write an instrumental score for

Similar words: compose, write Definition: write music Usage: Beethoven composed nine symphonies

Synonyms: instrument Definition: equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling

Similar words: outfit, equip, fit, fit out Definition: provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose Usage: The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities