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Synonyms for hone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hone(verb)

    a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors

  2. hone(verb)

    sharpen with a hone

    "hone a knife"


  3. perfect, hone(verb)

    make perfect or complete

    "perfect your French in Paris!"


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hone(n)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hone":

    refinish, refine, rectify, sharpen, ream

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How to use hone in a sentence?

  1. Kia Hamadanchy:

    As Democrats, we have a lot of issues with our messaging and winning elections, these primaries are going to allow people to kind of hone that message.

  2. Mohsin Nabel:

    ek EHSAN karna , ache hone ki nautanki karna band kar dena.

  3. Chandler Massey:

    I think I learned how to be professional—the shooting demands and the financial demands were stuff you really have to be on your game at all times, Massey said. I think it helped me hone my craft. i think it’s because we do juicy story lines and we are not afraid to push the envelope and go a little crazy sometime. But I think also the rich tapestry of characters also helps make it a juicy show.

  4. Glenn Whipp:

    They've really tried to hone the universality of the film.

  5. Val Saengphaibul:

    They simply have more time to understand and hone their craft without worrying about work, bills, and the rent which could potentially inflate the number of young, experimental hackers.

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Translations for hone

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  • esmoladoraCatalan, Valencian
  • brousit, ostřit, brus, pilovat, bruska, brousek, vybrousit, nabrousit, naostřitCzech
  • ausfeilen, Wetzstein, feinschleifen, ziehschleifen, Schleifstein, honen, ausschleifenGerman
  • afilar, muela, aguzadera, asperón, amolar, amoladera, afiladera, aguzarSpanish
  • با سنگ تیز کردنPersian
  • hoonata, hoonaustyökalu, hioa, liippakivi, liipataFinnish
  • perfectionner, aiguiserFrench
  • affinare, molare, mola, arrotare, affilare, coteItalian
  • 砥石, とぐJapanese
  • oroiMāori
  • kalibreren, slijpen, scherp maken, aanzetten, verfijnenDutch
  • esmerarPortuguese
  • хон, точильный камень, хонинговать, точить, брусок, оселок, затачивать, оттачиватьRussian
  • brynsten, slipa, finslipa, skärpa, bryne, brynaSwedish
  • சாணைTamil

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