Synonyms for Machete:

n.

palette knife, letter opener, pocket knife, paper knife, clasp knife, flick knife, penknife. artifact (noun)
matchet, panga.
cutting tool (noun)
knife.
machete (noun)
matchet, panga.
sickle (noun)
cleaver, knife, blade, steel.
tool (noun)
calipers, radial arm saw, crosscut saw, circular saw, wrecking bar, hoe, tire iron, drill, spanner, shears, square, bench drill, lug wrench, buzz saw, spade, wedge, auger, plane, jointer, back saw, screwdriver, claw hammer, file, hacksaw, tin snips, keyhole saw, monkey wrench, ripsaw, level, punch, chisel, jigsaw, stapler, pipe wrench, miter box, scissors, planer, jackknife, Bow-saw, pliers, vise, sickle, chain saw, table saw, trowel, hatchet, Drill press, arc welder, coping saw, snips, lathe, sledgehammer, welder, cold chisel, saw, posthole auger, band saw, emery wheel, pickax, awl, crowbar, shovel, gouge, tool, mallet, spoke shave, grindstone, scythe, axe, pick, edger, grapnel, handsaw, wrench, ball-peen hammer, hammer, scroll saw, hedge trimmer.
weapon (noun)
blunderbuss, broadsword, rifle, scimitar, pistol, luger, club, handgun, rapier, ax, bomber, blowgun, cutlass, mortar, Remington, revolver, shell, blowpipe, ammunition, gun, armament, heater, javelin, firearm, repeater, sidewinder, ordnance, machine gun, missile, muzzle, Bilbo, saber, bayonet, lance, knife, piece, flamethrower, rocket, bazooka, shotgun, bullet, dagger, arrow, colt, sword, artillery, peashooter, shooter, musket, stiletto, torpedo, sickle, battery, spear, boomerang, trigger, bow and arrow, howitzer, weaponry, weapon, carbine, cannon, mace, claymore, winchester, browning.

Other synonyms:

penknife, letter opener, clasp knife, flick knife, pocket knife, paper knife. Other relevant words:
cleaver, panga, penknife, blade, matchet.

Usage examples for machete

  1. Then the glint of his machete caught Atiba's notice and he dropped toward the darkness of the deck. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover