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

1 sense of hone

Sense 1
hone -- (a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors)
       => whetstone -- (a flat stone for sharpening edged tools or knives)

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

2 senses of hone

Sense 1
hone -- (sharpen with a hone; "hone a knife")
       => sharpen -- (make sharp or sharper; "sharpen the knives")

Sense 2
perfect, hone -- (make perfect or complete; "perfect your French in Paris!")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

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