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

13 senses of stone

Sense 1
rock, stone -- (a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me")
       => natural object -- (an object occurring naturally; not made by man)

Sense 2
stone -- (building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site")
       => building material -- (material used for constructing buildings)

Sense 3
rock, stone -- (material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust; "that mountain is solid rock"; "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries")
       => material, stuff -- (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread")

Sense 4
gem, gemstone, stone -- (a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry; "he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones")
       => crystal -- (a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure)

Sense 5
stone -- (an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds; "a heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone")
       => avoirdupois unit -- (any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights)

Sense 6
stone, pit, endocarp -- (the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed; "you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking")
       => pericarp, seed vessel -- (the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary)

Sense 7
Stone, Harlan Stone, Harlan F. Stone, Harlan Fisk Stone -- (United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946))
       INSTANCE OF=> chief justice -- (the judge who presides over a supreme court)

Sense 8
Stone, Oliver Stone -- (United States filmmaker (born in 1946))
       INSTANCE OF=> film maker, filmmaker, film producer, movie maker -- (a producer of motion pictures)

Sense 9
Stone, Lucy Stone -- (United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893))
       INSTANCE OF=> feminist, women's rightist, women's liberationist, libber -- (a supporter of feminism)
       INSTANCE OF=> suffragist -- (an advocate of the extension of voting rights (especially to women))

Sense 10
Stone, I. F. Stone, Isidor Feinstein Stone -- (United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989))
       INSTANCE OF=> journalist -- (a writer for newspapers and magazines)

Sense 11
Stone, Harlan Fiske Stone -- (United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946))
       INSTANCE OF=> jurist, legal expert -- (a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations)

Sense 12
Stone, Edward Durell Stone -- (United States architect (1902-1978))
       INSTANCE OF=> architect, designer -- (someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings))

Sense 13
stone -- (a lack of feeling or expression or movement; "he must have a heart of stone"; "her face was as hard as stone")
       => coldness, coolness, frigidity, frigidness, iciness, chilliness -- (a lack of affection or enthusiasm; "a distressing coldness of tone and manner")

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

2 senses of stone

Sense 1
stone, lapidate -- (kill by throwing stones at; "People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock")
       => kill -- (cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays")

Sense 2
pit, stone -- (remove the pits from; "pit plums and cherries")
       => 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 stone

1 sense of stone

Sense 1
stone -- (of any of various dull tannish or grey colors)

INDIRECT (VIA chromatic) -> achromatic, neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

Similarity of adj stone

1 sense of stone

Sense 1
stone -- (of any of various dull tannish or grey colors)
       => chromatic (vs. achromatic) -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

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