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hone - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'hone' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Hone [ n.]
- A kind of swelling in the cheek.
- A stone of a fine grit, or a slab, as of metal, covered with an abrading substance or powder, used for sharpening cutting instruments, and especially for setting razors; an oilstone.
2 . Hone [ v. i.]
- To pine; to lament; to long.
3 . Hone [ v. t.]
- To sharpen on, or with, a hone; to rub on a hone in order to sharpen; as, to hone a razor.

Meaning of 'hone' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . hone [ v]
Meaning (1):
- sharpen with a hone
Example in sentence:
  • hone a knife
Meaning (2):
- make perfect or complete
Example in sentence:
  • perfect your French in Paris!