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noun as in tool, usually for eating

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Cutting down on car trips, refusing disposable utensils with takeout, growing your own food—these are all miniscule drops in the bucket when it comes to reversing the effects of greenhouse gases and deforestation.

That way you’re minimizing the number of people who are having contact with the food and the utensils versus passing it around the table or having everyone line up or go through a buffet.

The three-layer interior can withstand the scrap of metal utensils, which is unique for nonstick cookware.

Two open cubbies allow you to store notebooks, writing utensils, and papers for easy access and minimal clutter.

While sharing food or utensils could theoretically pose a risk for infection, no clusters have been linked to eating itself.

“When the dog licks the utensil, wash it seven times, and rub it with earth the eighth time,” advised one hadith.

The beds are clean to an extreme degree, as was likewise every utensil in the kitchen, and the kitchen itself.

On coming back from her lodge, the outflowing current had carried off her valued utensil.

They have requisitioned every utensil that will hold water in the village.

There could be no other such in the palace, where every utensil was gold or silver.

Has anyone here lost a diminutive utensil containing, unless I am mistaken, a favourite preparation for the toilet?


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A utensil is an article used especially for domestic use: kitchen utensils. An instrument is anything used in doing a certain type of work or producing a certain result, especially such as requires delicacy, accuracy, or precision: surgical or musical instruments. A tool is a contrivance held in and worked by the hand, for assisting the work of (especially) mechanics or skilled laborers: a carpenter’s tools. An implement is any tool or contrivance designed or used for a particular purpose: agricultural implements.

On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to utensil, such as: appliance, equipment, fork, gadget, instrument, and knife.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.