Simple Definition of sharpen
: to make (something) sharp or sharper
: to make (something) clearer or more distinct
: to become clearer or more distinct
Examples of sharpen
Can you sharpen the image?
The lecture sharpened my understanding of the topic.
The outlines of the mountains sharpened as we got closer.
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Rhymes with sharpen
SHARPEN Defined for Kids
Definition of sharpen
: to make or become sharp or sharper <I sharpened the pencil's point.>
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