Synonyms for sharpen
This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term sharpen.
make sharp or sharper
"sharpen the knives"
make crisp or more crisp and precise
"We had to sharpen our arguments"
become sharp or sharper
"The debate sharpened"
focus, focalize, focalise, sharpenverb
put (an image) into focus
"Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie"
make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
raise the pitch of (musical notes)
sharpen, taper, pointverb
give a point to
"The candles are tapered"
manoeuvre, manoeuver, focus, head, bespeak, indicate, aim, betoken, maneuver, place, taper, luff, designate, guide, repoint, heighten, focalise, direct, channelize, focalize, point, charge, channelise, target, steer, signal, level, orient, show
make (one's senses) more acute
"This drug will sharpen your vision"
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Clearly they are ready to sharpen their contrasts on issues with each other, the debate is going to be enormously important given all the undecideds we are seeing in polls.
Great habits sharpen our thoughts and make us great.
Heat and animosity, contest and conflict, may sharpen the wits, although they rarely do; they never strengthen the understanding, clear the perspicacity, guide the judgment, or improve the heart.
As soon as you hear the name Martha Stewart, you know exactly who we're talking about, martha Stewart is one of a kind and I am so excited to be able to work alongside this icon to sharpen our CBD product offerings.
It allows us to sharpen our focus.
Translations for sharpen
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- affûter, affiler, aiguiserFrench
- arrotare, molare, affilare, affinareItalian
- whakakoi, oroiMāori
- остри, точиMacedonian
- skjerpe, hvesse, kvesseNorwegian
- aanscherpen, scherpen, slijpenDutch
- skjerpe, kvesseNorwegian Nynorsk
- apontar, afiarPortuguese
- заточить, точитьRussian
- japükön, tipükönVolapük
- shinmî, rawijhî, rishinmîWalloon
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