Synonyms and Antonyms of hone
1 to make sharp or sharper honed the knife's blade to razor-like sharpness honed his crossword-puzzle skills by reading the dictionary as though it were a thrilling novel Synonyms of hone edge, grind, sharpen, stone, strop, whetWords Related to hone fileNear Antonyms of hone buff, burnish, gloss, polish, round, smoothAntonyms of hone blunt, dull
2 to make smooth by friction honed the edge of the axe until it was amazingly sharp Synonyms of hone buff, file, grind, rasp, rub, sandWords Related to hone plane, scrape; sandblast, scour; burnish, dress, gloss, polish, shine, smooth; edge, grind, sharpen, strop, whet; regrindNear Antonyms of hone coarsen, rough (up), roughen, scuff
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