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Synonyms for hone
hoʊn

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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"

    Synonyms:
    perfect

  3. perfect, hone(verb)

    make perfect or complete

    "perfect your French in Paris!"

    Synonyms:
    perfect

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hone(n)

    Synonyms:
    oilstone

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    refinish, refine, rectify, sharpen, ream

How to pronounce hone?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say hone in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#5397refine
#28390hone
#30449sharpen
#31890rectify
#40897ream
#68871refinish

How to use hone in a sentence?

  1. Kris Famm:

    It will really help us hone the intervention, this is almost the epicenter of convergence because the technology is not only helping you to monitor a disease but it is also actually the therapy.

  2. Ashton Eaton:

    Athletes spend the most vigorous years of human life, arguably called the ‘ best years ’, working to hone their abilities, i ’m grateful and thankful to the IAAF( governing body) for excellent competitions, the canvases that allow us to display our work.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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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