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English noun: hone

1. hone (artifact) a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors


Broader (hypernym)whetstone


English verb: hone

1. hone (contact) sharpen with a hone


SamplesHone a knife.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)sharpen


Narrower (hyponym)set

2. hone (change) make perfect or complete


SamplesPerfect your French in Paris!.


Synonymsperfect


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate


Narrower (hyponym)brush up, optimise, optimize, polish, polish up, round, round off









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