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We must wake up to the insane reality of our time. We are all irresponsible, unless we demand from the responsible decision makers that modern armaments must no longer be made available to people whose former battle axes and swords our ancestors condemned.
Thor Heyerdahl

Meaning of "axes" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AXES

axes  [ˈæksiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AXES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Axes is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AXES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Axes

Axes may refer to: ▪ The plural of Axe, woodworking hand tool ▪ The plural of axis - see Axis ▪ Axes, a 2005 rock album by the British band Electrelane...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AXES


anaptyxes
ˌænæpˈtɪksiːz
apomixes
ˌæpəˈmɪksiːz
Araxes
əˈræksiːz
cathexes
kəˈθɛksiːz
classes
ˈklæsiːz
dieses
ˈdaɪəsiːz
hydrotaxes
ˌhaɪdrəʊˈtæksiːz
hypercatalexes
ˌhaɪpəˌkætəˈlɛksiːz
morphallaxes
ˌmɔːfəˈlæksiːz
orthopraxes
ˈɔːθəˌpræksiːz
phototaxes
ˌfəʊtəʊˈtæksiːz
phyllotaxes
ˌfɪləˈtæksiːz
praxes
ˈpræksiːz
prophylaxes
ˌprɒfɪˈlæksiːz
stereotaxes
ˌstɛrɪəˈtæksiːz
stylostixes
ˌstaɪləʊˈstɪksiːz
thigmotaxes
ˌθɪɡməˈtæksiːz
trophallaxes
ˌtrɒfəˈlæksiːz
trophotaxes
ˌtrɒfəˈtæksiːz
Xerxes
ˈzɜːksiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AXES

axe
axe-breaker
axe-murderer
axebird
axel
Axelrod
axeman
axemen
axenic
axenically
axerophthol
axial
axial skeleton
axial vector
axial-flow compressor
axiality
axially
axil
axile
axilemma

WORDS THAT END LIKE AXES

accessories
activities
agencies
amphimixes
archives
articles
at all times
at right angles
at the best of times
blues
border taxes
categories
celebrities
Charles
cities
FT Share Indexes
inspector of taxes
precession of the equinoxes
stores
tick all the boxes

Synonyms and antonyms of axes in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AXES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «axes» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of axes

Translation of «axes» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AXES

Find out the translation of axes to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of axes from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «axes» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ejes
570 millions of speakers

English

axes
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुल्हाड़ियों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

محاور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

оси
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

eixos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অক্ষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

axes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Paksi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Achsen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumbu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அச்சுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अक्ष
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eksenleri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

assi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

osie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

осі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

axe
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άξονες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

byle
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

axlar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

akser
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of axes

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AXES»

The term «axes» is very widely used and occupies the 16.802 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AXES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «axes» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «axes» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about axes

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6 QUOTES WITH «AXES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word axes.
1
Heywood Broun
Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground.
2
James Cosmo
I've come off horses and fought in medieval battles using axes, hammers and swords as well as fists. Getting your teeth knocked out is an occupational hazard.
3
Edsger Dijkstra
About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen a pencil with a blunt axe. It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead.
4
Thor Heyerdahl
We must wake up to the insane reality of our time. We are all irresponsible, unless we demand from the responsible decision makers that modern armaments must no longer be made available to people whose former battle axes and swords our ancestors condemned.
5
Roman Jakobson
Every linguistic sign is located on two axes: the axis of simultaneity and that of succession.
6
Michael Nesmith
Interviews are usually a follow-up, like a press junket or a publicity junket, or something like that, and I'm not doing any of that right now. I don't have any axes to grind.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AXES»

Discover the use of axes in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to axes and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
American Axes: A Survey of Their Development and Their Makers
Reprint. Originally published: Brattleboro, Vt.: S. Greene Press, 1972.
Henry J. Kauffman, 1994
2
Rum and Axes: The Rise of a Connecticut Merchant Family, ...
The stories of their lives demonstrate how merchants amassed the capital to become industrial entrepreneurs, organized factories and private corporations, and constructed philanthropic and cultural institutions.
Janet Siskind, 2004
3
Axes in Outer Space
Another is that axes are indifferent to iterates (positive powers) of φ: φn and φ have the same axis for all n > 0, because φn has the same repeller and the same attractor as φ. Certain differences between axes in hyperbolic space or ...
Michael Handel, Lee Mosher, 2011
4
The Socketed Bronze Axes in Ireland
Socketed axes were widespread in the Irish Bronze Age, associated with a range of industrial, domestic and ritual activities reflected in the enormous variety of axe sizes, something that is immediately evident from Eogan's typology and ...
George Eogan, 2000
5
Axes & Chainsaws: Use and Maintenance / A Storey Country ...
There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
Rockwell Stephens, 1979
6
Axes: Willa Cather and William Faulkner
Traces the intimate relationship between the texts published by Willa Cather and William Faulkner between 1922 and 1962.
Merrill Maguire Skaggs, 2007
7
Songlines and Stone Axes
;A groundbreaking book for children about the fascinating networks of trade and ceremonial exchange in pre-European Australia.
‎2007
8
Fundamentals of Biomechanics
The anatomical axes associated with motion in each of these planes are the an- tero-posterior, medio-lateral, and longitudinal axes. Knowing these planes and axes is important to understanding medical descriptions of motion or movements.
Duane V. Knudson, 2003
9
The Axe Wielder's Handbook
Collins axes can be found in basically every state. Home Depot carries Collins axes and replacement handles almost exclusively. Collins drop- forges its axes from high-carbon steel. The axes are hand-ground, and heat-treated. The standard ...
Michael Beaudry, 2002
10
Tomahawks, Pipe Axes: Of the American Frontier
THIS IS A FIRST -- TOMAHAWKS * PIPE AXES * OF THE AMERICAN FRONTIER by John Baldwin.
John Baldwin, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AXES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term axes is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ryanair axes Copenhagen base over labor court ruling
In protest against a Danish Labor Court ruling, Ryanair is moving its single Copenhagen-based aircraft to Kaunas in Lithuania, although it ... «ATWOnline, Jul 15»
2
Avengers disassemble: Marvel axes $30 million touring theme park …
Avengers disassemble: Marvel axes $30 million touring theme park The Marvel Experience. By Harry Fletcher Monday, Jul 6 2015, 12:21 BST. Share on ... «Digital Spy UK, Jul 15»
3
Nissan axes Pathfinder Hybrid
NASHVILLE -- Nissan Motor Co. has killed the hybrid version of its Pathfinder crossover as consumers look increasingly to traditional ... «Automotive News, Jul 15»
4
No reprieve on water charges as council axes 7.5% discount
STRUGGLING ratepayers will not be given a reprieve on their water, waste water and waste collection charges, with the 7.5% discount for ... «Warwick Daily News, Jul 15»
5
Citroen axes hydropneumatic suspension system
The French automaker's once acclaimed hydropneumatic suspension system will get the ax very soon as Citroen moves on to deliver “new ... «INAUTONEWS, Jul 15»
6
Nigeria axes national coach
Lagos – The topsy-turvy troubled relationship between the Nigeria Football Federation and their coach Stephen “Big Boss” Keshi has ended ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
7
South African union axes referees' chief Andre Watson
The contract of South Africa's head of referees Andre Watson has been terminated with immediate effect, the South African Rugby Union ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
8
USAF axes July 4 show over security
The US Air Force has cancelled an Independence Day event at a UK base over security concerns. The Red Arrows had been due to perform ... «Yahoo News UK, Jul 15»
9
Sinitta ready to The Voice if Simon axes her from X Factor
Sinitta has vowed there will be ''hell to pay'' if Simon Cowell doesn't invite her to the Judges' Houses stage of 'The X Factor' and says she's ... «TV3.ie, Jul 15»
10
iOS 8.4 Axes Home Sharing for Music
Enjoying Apple Music? We hope so, because you had to sacrifice one of iOS and iTunes' more useful features to get it. As first reported by ... «PC Magazine, Jul 15»

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