Sinhala Dictionary definitions for saw

saw 🔊 /sɔˈ/

saw : පැරණි කියමන

saw : ඉරණවා

saw : කියත

saw : ආප්තෝපදේශය

saw : ඉරෙනවා

saw : දිටි

saw : ඉරනවා

saw definition

Imperative. of See.

Transitive verb.

  1. Something said; speech; discourse.
  2. A saying; a proverb; a maxim.
  3. Dictate; command; decree.
  4. To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.
  5. To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks, that is, to saw logs or timber into boards or planks; to saw shingles; to saw out a panel.
  6. Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.

Noun. An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc., consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel, with a series of sharp teeth on the edge, which remove successive portions of the material by cutting and tearing.

Intransitive verb.

  1. To use a saw; to practice sawing; as, a man saws well.
  2. To cut, as a saw; as, the saw or mill saws fast.
  3. To be cut with a saw; as, the timber saws smoothly.

Imperative. of See