Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bone

3 senses of bone

Sense 1
bone, os -- (rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates)
       => connective tissue -- (tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments)

Sense 2
bone, osseous tissue -- (the porous calcified substance from which bones are made)
       => animal material -- (material derived from animals)

Sense 3
bone, ivory, pearl, off-white -- (a shade of white the color of bleached bones)
       => white, whiteness -- (the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bone

2 senses of bone

Sense 1
cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone -- (study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam")
       => study, hit the books -- (learn by reading books; "He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now")

Sense 2
bone, debone -- (remove the bones from; "bone the turkey before roasting it")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Antonyms of adj bone

1 sense of bone

Sense 1
bone -- (consisting of or made up of bone; "a bony substance"; "the bony framework of the body")

INDIRECT (VIA bony) -> boneless -- (being without a bone or bones; "jellyfish are boneless")

Similarity of adj bone

1 sense of bone

Sense 1
bone -- (consisting of or made up of bone; "a bony substance"; "the bony framework of the body")
       => bony (vs. boneless), boney -- (having bones especially many or prominent bones; "a bony shad fillet"; "her bony wrist"; "bony fish")

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