Definitions for utensilyuˈtɛn səl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

u•ten•silyuˈtɛn səl(n.)

  1. any of the instruments or vessels commonly used in a kitchen, dairy, etc.:

    eating utensils.

  2. any instrument, vessel, or tool serving a useful purpose.

Origin of utensil:

1325–75; ME (collective sing.): household articles < MF < L ūtēnsilia

Princeton's WordNet

  1. utensil(noun)

    an implement for practical use (especially in a household)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. utensil(noun)ˈtɛn səl

    a tool used for eating, serving, or cooking food

    knives and other utensils


  1. utensil(Noun)

    An instrument or device for domestic use, in the kitchen, or in war.

  2. utensil(Noun)

    A small hand tool or material-handling implement specialized for specific types of processing such as is used in the kitchen or a laboratory.

  3. Origin: Ultimately from utensilis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utensil(verb)

    that which is used; an instrument; an implement; especially, an instrument or vessel used in a kitchen, or in domestic and farming business

Anagrams of utensil

  1. sultine

Translations for utensil

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an instrument or vessel used in everyday life

pots and pans and other kitchen utensils.

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