tool-v; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: travel leisurely in or as an automobile

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] TOOL NP2[theme] PP[direction] NP1[agent] TOOL (around) PP[direction|location]

We tooled down the street.
The silver gypsy cab tooled past once more.
Then I'd catch sight of the RV in which Hull tooled around the state.
On the lam from the law, they tooled around in a big black 1983 GMC Vandura piloted by Mr.T.
LeRoy stoked up on crullers with sprinkles, then tooled directly to Rossier's place.
He tooled the car along the treacherous path.

VerbNet: drive-11.5
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: tool.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
tool_around 1

Sense Number 2: furnish with tools

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] TOOL NP2[destination] (PP[theme]) (PP[purpose])

Our machinist has tooled the shop with jigs and fixtures that allow modifications.
They tooled the shop to be ready for production as soon as the proto is done.
The owners were groping for a variant of the design for which they had tooled the factory.
They accepted the device design and tooled the factory for mass production.

VerbNet: fill-9.8
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: tool.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 3: equip oneself (with tools) for something

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] TOOL_UP (PP[purpose]) NP1[agent[animate]] TOOL_UP NP2[recipient] (PP[theme]) (PP[purpose])

We were missing some stuff back at the truck, when we tooled up.
They tooled up for their encounter with the rival gang.
Their early MySpace page was tooled up for Western fans.
Sonic is now tooled up for the battle between messaging, integration and vendors.
The churches are tooling up their ministries with new-therapeutic technologies.

VerbNet: carve-21.2-2
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: tool.04
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: work material with a tool

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent] TOOL NP2[patient|destination] (PP[theme]) NP1[agent] TOOL NP2[theme] PP[destination] NP1[agent] TOOL NP2[material] PP[product]

The leather was intricately tooled into a lacelike design as a border.
The saddle was tooled and worked with silver and dyed a deep blue.
I had sewed it, backed it, bound and tooled it.
He tooled the patterns on each sheath by hand.
I hand tooled the leather with an arrow angled basket-weave pattern.

VerbNet: image_impression-25.1,carve-21.2-2
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: tool.03
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4