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Synonyms for bone

Synonyms for (noun) bone

Synonyms: bone, ivory, off-white, pearl Definition: a shade of white the color of bleached bones

Similar words: white, whiteness Definition: the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)

Synonyms: os, bone Definition: rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

Similar words: connective tissue Definition: tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments

Synonyms: osseous tissue, bone Definition: the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

Similar words: animal material Definition: material derived from animals

Synonyms for (verb) bone

Synonyms: debone, bone Definition: remove the bones from Usage: bone the turkey before roasting it

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: bone, bone up, grind away, get up, drum, cram, swot, swot up, mug up Definition: study intensively, as before an exam Usage: I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam

Similar words: hit the books, study Definition: learn by reading books Usage: He is studying geology in his room; I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now

Synonyms for (adjective) bone

Synonyms: bone Definition: consisting of or made up of bone Usage: a bony substance; the bony framework of the body

Similar words: boney, bony Definition: having bones especially many or prominent bones Usage: a bony shad fillet; her bony wrist; bony fish