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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

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


  2. bone, osseous tissue(noun)

    the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

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


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

    a shade of white the color of bleached bones

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


  4. bone(verb)

    consisting of or made up of bone

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


  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"

    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


  6. bone, debone(verb)

    remove the bones from

    "bone the turkey before roasting it"

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


Editors Contribution

  1. vertebra

    a bone from the spine

    the animal has a meter wide bone.

    Submitted by rinat on November 22, 2015  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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