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English adjective: bone

1. bone consisting of or made up of bone


SamplesA bony substance.
The bony framework of the body.


Similarboney, bony


Antonymsboneless


English noun: bone

1. bone (body) rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates


Synonymsos


Broader (hypernym)connective tissue


Narrower (hyponym)anklebone, arcus zygomaticus, astragal, astragalus, bare bone, bonelet, braincase, brainpan, breastbone, calcaneus, calvaria, cannon bone, carpal, carpal bone, cartilage bone, centrum, cheekbone, clavicle, coccyx, collarbone, corpus sternum, costa, cranium, cuboid bone, dentin, dentine, ethmoid, ethmoid bone, fetter bone, fishbone, furcula, gladiolus, heelbone, hipbone, hyoid, hyoid bone, ilium, innominate bone, ischial bone, ischium, jaw, jugal bone, lacrimal bone, long bone, malar, malar bone, manubrium, marrowbone, membrane bone, metacarpal, metacarpal bone, metatarsal, modiolus, nasal, nasal bone, occiput, os breve, os hyoideum, os ischii, os longum, os nasale, os palatinum, os pubis, os sesamoideum, os sphenoidale, os tarsi fibulare, os temporale, os zygomaticum, ossicle, ossiculum, palatine, palatine bone, pastern, phalanx, pubic bone, pubis, ramus, rib, round bone, sacrum, scapula, sesamoid, sesamoid bone, short bone, shoulder blade, shoulder bone, sinciput, skull, skullcap, sphenoid, sphenoid bone, splint bone, sternum, sutural bone, tail bone, talus, tarsal, tarsal bone, temporal bone, tooth, turbinal, turbinate, turbinate bone, tympanic bone, vertebra, vomer, Wormian bone, wrist bone, xiphoid process, zygoma, zygomatic, zygomatic arch, zygomatic bone


Part holonymbone cell, bone marrow, condyle, coronoid process, ground substance, intercellular substance, lamella, marrow, matrix, processus coronoideus, socket


Part meronymendoskeleton


Substance holonymbone, collagen, osseous tissue


Substance meronymhorn

2. bone (substance) the porous calcified substance from which bones are made


Synonymsosseous tissue


Broader (hypernym)animal material


Substance meronymbone, os

3. bone (attribute) a shade of white the color of bleached bones


Synonymsivory, off-white, pearl


Broader (hypernym)white, whiteness


English verb: bone

1. bone (cognition) study intensively, as before an exam


SamplesI had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam.


Synonymsbone up, cram, drum, get up, grind away, mug up, swot, swot up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)hit the books, study


Verb groupcram

2. bone (change) remove the bones from


SamplesBone the turkey before roasting it.


Synonymsdebone


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Domain categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna









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