Synonyms of axe in English:

axe


See definition of axe

noun

1

SYNONYMS

hatchet, cleaver

adze

tomahawk

British chopper

historical battleaxe, poleaxe


verb

1‘the show was axed last month as a result of poor ratings’

SYNONYMS

cancel, withdraw, drop, abandon, end, terminate, put an end to, discontinue

informal scrap, cut, junk, ditch, dump, give something the chop, pull the plug on, knock something on the head

2‘500 staff were axed as part of a rationalization programme’

SYNONYMS

dismiss, give someone notice, make redundant, throw out, get rid of, lay off, let go, discharge

informal sack, fire, kick out, boot out, give someone the sack, give someone the boot, give someone the bullet, give someone the heave-ho, give someone the old heave-ho, give someone the elbow, give someone the push, give someone their marching orders, show someone the door

British informal give someone their cards