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bone

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bone




bone

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bone

  1. 1 a habitual attraction to some activity or thing <he hasn't a competitive bone in his body> Synonyms affection, affinity, aptitude, bent, bias, inclination, devices, disposition, genius, habitude, impulse, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turnRelated Words favor, one-sidedness, partisanship, prejudice; endowment, faculty, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; addiction, appetite, fancy, fondness, like, liking, preference, taste; forte, speciality, specialty; convention, custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), routine, trick, way, wont; eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, kink, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, singularityNear Antonyms allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disrelish, distaste; detachment, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity; apathy, disinterestedness, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern

  2. 2 bones pl  a small cube marked on each side with one to six spots and usually played in pairs in various games <the pirates decided their captives' fate with a toss of the bones> Synonyms bones, dice

  3. 3 usually bones pl  the seat of one's deepest thoughts and emotions <I could feel in my bones that I had just met my future wife> Synonyms belly, blood, core(s), bosom, breast, gut, heart, heartstrings, inner space, inside, quick, soulRelated Words conscience, mind

  4. 4 slang  a U.S. currency bill representing 100 cents <I hadn't a bone to my name> Synonyms dollar [slang], buck, clam, one, smacker [slang]Related Words greenback; dead presidents [slang]

  5. 5 bones pl  a dead body <requested that his bones be buried in the country of his birth> Synonyms bones, cadaver, carcass, corpus, corse [archaic], relics, remains, stiffRelated Words mummy; carnage, carrion; ashes; deceased, decedent




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