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Synonyms for bone
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bone, os(noun)

    rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

    Synonyms:
    atomic number 76, off-white, operating system, oculus sinister, ivory, osmium, pearl, os, osseous tissue

    Antonyms:
    boneless

  2. bone, osseous tissue(noun)

    the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

    Synonyms:
    off-white, os, pearl, ivory, osseous tissue

    Antonyms:
    boneless

  3. bone, ivory, pearl, off-white(adj)

    a shade of white the color of bleached bones

    Synonyms:
    drop, off-white, ivory, bead, pearl, os, osseous tissue, tusk

    Antonyms:
    boneless

  4. bone(verb)

    consisting of or made up of bone

    "a bony substance"; "the bony framework of the body"

    Antonyms:
    boneless

  5. cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone(verb)

    study intensively, as before an exam

    "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"

    Synonyms:
    prink, rise, prepare, stand up, bone up, ram, fancy up, deck out, elevate, uprise, jam, trick up, rig out, tog up, grind away, lift, deck up, drum, arise, swot up, gussy up, mug up, attire, dress up, swot, tog out, organise, beat, thrum, chock up, wad, raise, work up, trick out, get up, turn out, cram, bring up, devise, fig out, organize, jampack, overdress, debone, machinate, fig up

    Antonyms:
    boneless

  6. bone, debone(verb)

    remove the bones from

    "bone the turkey before roasting it"

    Synonyms:
    grind away, cram, mug up, swot up, get up, bone up, debone, drum, swot

    Antonyms:
    boneless

Editors Contribution

  1. vertebra

    a bone from the spine

    the animal has a meter wide bone.

    Submitted by rinat on November 22, 2015  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bone(n)

    Synonyms:
    (little) ossicle, osselet

  2. bone(n)

    Associated words:
    osteology, osteography, ossify, ossification, ossiferous, ossific, splint, marrow, ossivorous, ossuary, osteoplasty, caries, osteopathy, solen, necrosis, gangrene, rongeur, impaction, calcify, calcification, bursa, ossein, ossifying, ostalgia, ossifragous, skeleton

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bony, bones, hueso, marrow, apple, knob, longnose, skeletal, acrylic

How to pronounce bone?

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How to say bone in sign language?

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How to use bone in a sentence?

  1. Elaine Agather:

    The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.

  2. Cedric Richmond:

    I don't think Steve Scalise has a racist bone in his body, steve and I have worked on issues that benefit poor people, black people, white people, Jewish people. I know his character.

  3. Briggs VanNess:

    I’d spend many nights at my mother’s friends’ houses; my mother was dying from cancer but somehow managed to survive. But I watched and suffered for years as I watched her work her hands to the bone to give us a good life. She raised us to be kind and help others.

  4. Jessamyn West:

    A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.

  5. Steve Sosebee:

    Until radiation therapy is permitted, until we can develop a bone marrow transplant department here, some kids do still have to travel outside for treatment.


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