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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A whetstone made of fine gritstone; Make perfect or complete; Sharpen.

Usage examples (39)
  • Each event needs its own individual skills, and a practice option gives the chance to hone abilities before joining the competition proper.
  • hone a knife
  • Mays, I use the word hone, Mays practiced being Mays.
  • So, he's got to, you know, kind of hone things in a little more. for more
Tutoring comment
  • "Hone" (sharpen) your social skills at "home" (where you live).
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