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bone

noun

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2 bones plural 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

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3 usually bones plural the seat of one's deepest thoughts and emotions
  • I could feel in my bones that I had just met my future wife

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4 slang a U.S. currency bill representing 100 cents
  • in my college days I hadn't a bone to my name

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5 bones plural a dead body
  • requested that his bones be buried in the country of his birth

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bone

adverb

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to a great degree
  • grew up in a backwoods area that was bone poor

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bone

verb

Synonyms of bone (Entry 3 of 3)

as in dress

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The first known use of bone was before the 12th century

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“Bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bone. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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