saw

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
saw

Plural
saws

A saw
  1. (countable) A saw is a tool with sharp teeth used to cut something hard like wood.
    The man used a saw to cut the wood into pieces.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
saw

Third-person singular
saws

Past tense
sawed

Past participle
sawed

Present participle
sawing

Plain form
saw

Third person singular
saws

Simple past
sawed

Past participle
sawn

Present participle
sawing

  1. (transitive) To saw something means to cut it with a saw.


Plain form
see

Third person singular
sees

Simple past
saw

Past participle
seen

Present participle
seeing

  1. The past tense of see.
    I saw Michelle yesterday; she said to tell you "hi".
    I find it hard to believe that she could do something so awful, but Bob said he saw her do it.
    We saw our favorite band play just last week.