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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. Robert A. Heinlein:

    A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, cone a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.

  2. Michael Caldwell:

    This research revolutionizes our understanding of the jugal bone in snake and non-snake lizards, after 160 years of getting it wrong, this paper corrects this very important feature based not on guesswork, but on empirical evidence.

  3. Jeff Bauman:

    I looked down and saw my legs, and it was pure carnage, i could see my bone.

  4. Sibylle Kranz:

    Children are growing, so they are in an anabolic state: Muscle is being built; bone is being built; the brain is developing.

  5. Guillermo Ameer:

    Most importantly, we may have found a way to integrate an artificial ligament with native bone.


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