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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 of bone affection, affinity, aptitude, bent, bias, inclination, devices, disposition, genius, habitude, impulse, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turnWords Related to bone 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 of bone 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 of bone 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 of bone belly, blood, core(s), bosom, breast, gut, heart, heartstrings, inner space, inside, quick, soulWords Related to bone conscience, mind

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

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


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