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Meaning of saw

saw

Pronunciation: (sô), [key]
— n., v., sawed, sawed sawn, saw•ing.
—n.
  1. a tool or device for cutting, typically a thin blade of metal with a series of sharp teeth.
  2. any similar tool or device, as a rotating disk, in which a sharp continuous edge replaces the teeth.
—v.t.
  1. to cut or divide with a saw.
  2. to form by cutting with a saw.
  3. to make cutting motions as if using a saw: to saw the air with one's hands.
  4. to work (something) from side to side like a saw.
—v.i.
  1. to use a saw.
  2. to cut with or as if with a saw.
  3. to cut as a saw does.
  4. to snore loudly while sleeping.

saw

Pronunciation: (sô), [key]
— v.
  1. pt. of.

saw

Pronunciation: (sô), [key]
— n.
  1. a sententious saying; maxim; proverb: He could muster an old saw for every occasion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also:
  • saw (Thesaurus)