Definitions for utensilyuˈtɛn səl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. utensil(noun)

    an implement for practical use (especially in a household)


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Collier:

    Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginning.

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