Synonyms of instrument in English:

instrument


See definition of instrument

noun

1‘the wound appeared to have been made with a sharp instrument’

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implement, tool, utensil, device, apparatus, contrivance, gadget, contraption, appliance, mechanism
informal gizmo

2‘when you have climbed to 800 feet you must check all the cockpit instruments again’

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measuring device, gauge, meter, measure
indicator, dial, display

3‘drama is both a creative art form and an instrument of learning’

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agent, agency, catalyst, cause, factor, channel, force, medium, means, mechanism, vehicle, organ

4‘he was a mere instrument acting under coercion’

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pawn, puppet, creature, dupe, hostage, counter, cog
tool, cat's paw
informal stooge