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[n] the means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease"
[n] a device that requires skill for proper use
[n] any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
[n] the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process
[n] (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
[n] a person used by another to gain an end
[v] address a legal document to
[v] write an instrumental score for
[v] equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling

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