a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
"he threw a rock at me"
building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
"he wanted a special stone to mark the site"
material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
"that mountain is solid rock"; "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"
gem, gemstone, stone(noun)
a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
"he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones"
an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds
"a heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone"
stone, pit, endocarp(noun)
the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed
"you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking"
Stone, Harlan Stone, Harlan F. Stone, Harlan Fisk Stone(noun)
United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)
Stone, Oliver Stone(noun)
United States filmmaker (born in 1946)
Stone, Lucy Stone(noun)
United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)
Stone, I. F. Stone, Isidor Feinstein Stone(noun)
United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)
Stone, Harlan Fiske Stone(noun)
United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946)
Stone, Edward Durell Stone(noun)
United States architect (1902-1978)
a lack of feeling or expression or movement
"he must have a heart of stone"; "her face was as hard as stone"
of any of various dull tannish or grey colors
kill by throwing stones at
"People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock"
remove the pits from
"pit plums and cherries"
A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks and boulders.
A small piece of stone.
A gemstone, a jewel, especially a diamond.
(plural: stone) A unit of mass equal to 14 pounds. Used to measure the weights of people, animals, cheese, wool, etc. 1 stone \u2248 6.3503 kilograms
She is one stone fox.
The central part of some fruits, particularly drupes; consisting of the seed and a hard endocarp layer.
a peach stone
A hard, stone-like deposit.
A playing piece made of any hard material, used in various board games such as backgammon, and go.
A 42-pound, precisely shaped piece of granite with a handle attached, which is bowled down the ice.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
nut (of a drupe)
pelt with stones
free from stones
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
rock, bowlder, pebble, calculus, concretion, flint, granite, marble, quartz, adamant, shale, flag, flagstone, cobblestone, rubble, brash, shingle, monolith, polyolith, cairn, muller, merestone, cromlech, madstone, snakestone, aërolite, meteorite, (of fruit) endocarp, pit, nut, putamen
petrify, petrifaction, lithology, lithography, lithic, lapidary, lithoglypher, lithoglyptic, litholatry, lapidescence, lapidescent, lapidify, lapillation, lapidification, lapidific, lapilli, catapult, quarry, petrography, lapidist, petrology, geology, lithogenesis, lithification, wimble, niobe, petrescence, petrescent, petrifactive, petrologist, concrete, lapidarian, lapidarious, fossil, schist, scapple, lichen, regolith, monadnock, saxatile, saxicoline, saxicavous, saxifrage, saxifragous
(precious and semi-precious) gem, jewel, diamond, brilliant, beryl, emerald, chalcedony, bloodstone, agate, heliotrope girasole, onyx, sardonyx, garnet, sardine stone, jade, opal, peridot, chrysolite, sapphire, ruby, topaz, turquoise, turquoise matrix, zircon, hyacinth, carbuncle, amethyst, pearl, coral, bijou, doublet, carnelian, briolette, cabochon, chatoyant, rhinestone, amphibole, aquamarine, tourmaline, rhodolite, spinel, bufonite
lapidary, lapidist, lapidarian, cameo, intaglio, facet, naif, anaglyph, briquet, collet, platinum, bizet, caret, anaglyphic, diaglyptic, anaglyphies, glyptography, table, bezel, girdle, pavilion, cadrans, mound, mount, dichroiscope, dichroism, dichroscope
How to use Stone in a sentence?
The University of Virginia community and all Virginians have been stunned by the horrific story Rolling Stone brought to light, as well as the apparent inadequacy of the university's response to this and other past reports of sexual violence.
A road map has sort of been set but nothing has been absolutely set in stone.
The more we learn the more we -- I, at least -- become concerned Roger Stone wasn't being honest with The House Intelligence Committee, if Roger Stone has evidence that Roger Stone lied to Congress and just in the last couple of weeks Roger Stone has brought charges to people for lying to Congress what that gives Roger Stone is real leverage with Roger Stone.
The Democrats are sticking up for MS-13. You heard( House Minority Leader) Nancy Pelosi the other day, like, trying to find all sorts of reasons why they should be able to stay. These are stone cold killers -- vicious killers.
Today is tomorrow’s stepping stone, but for the wise it is a ladder.
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