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1. bone

noun. ['ˈboʊn'] rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates.

Synonyms

  • bare bone
  • manubrium
  • tarsal
  • astragal
  • horn
  • coronoid process
  • ischial bone
  • costa
  • palatine
  • osseous tissue
  • sinciput
  • round bone
  • fetter bone
  • dentine
  • ilium
  • pubis
  • marrow
  • long bone
  • braincase
  • turbinate
  • wrist bone
  • os ischii
  • sphenoid
  • skull
  • arcus zygomaticus
  • os pubis
  • membrane bone
  • collarbone
  • os breve
  • sesamoid bone
  • tarsal bone
  • ground substance
  • carpal
  • occiput
  • shoulder blade
  • talus
  • scapula
  • matrix
  • modiolus
  • bonelet
  • os sphenoidale
  • intercellular substance
  • anklebone
  • tail bone
  • clavicle
  • sutural bone
  • temporal bone
  • gladiolus
  • tympanic bone
  • calcaneus
  • skullcap
  • phalanx
  • zygomatic bone
  • os temporale
  • vomer
  • astragalus
  • socket
  • turbinal
  • cheekbone
  • ethmoid
  • os sesamoideum
  • os nasale
  • cuboid bone
  • zygoma
  • ossicle
  • endoskeleton
  • bone marrow
  • zygomatic
  • sphenoid bone
  • pastern
  • processus coronoideus
  • metacarpal bone
  • short bone
  • condyle
  • centrum
  • palatine bone
  • jugal bone
  • turbinate bone
  • hipbone
  • os tarsi fibulare
  • ramus
  • nasal bone
  • os longum
  • vertebra
  • ossiculum
  • lacrimal bone
  • os palatinum
  • ethmoid bone
  • carpal bone
  • metatarsal
  • shoulder bone
  • corpus sternum
  • innominate bone
  • ischium
  • lamella
  • cannon bone
  • hyoid bone
  • sesamoid
  • breastbone
  • os
  • pubic bone
  • marrowbone
  • jaw
  • cranium
  • metacarpal
  • fishbone
  • sacrum
  • furcula
  • cartilage bone
  • dentin
  • hyoid
  • sternum
  • xiphoid process
  • os hyoideum
  • collagen
  • zygomatic arch
  • rib
  • nasal
  • tooth
  • bone cell
  • calvaria
  • brainpan
  • malar
  • malar bone
  • os zygomaticum
  • connective tissue
  • coccyx
  • Wormian bone
  • heelbone

Antonyms

  • lower
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undress

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Bone

  • diaz-calderon
  • revolucion
  • corporacion
  • concepcion
  • flintstone
  • bourguignon
  • vanstone
  • unbeknown
  • romanone
  • overthrown
  • overgrown
  • overblown
  • morricone
  • montrone
  • homegrown
  • cipollone
  • calderon
  • yarchoan
  • stallone
  • scavone
  • postpone
  • outgrown
  • mcglone
  • mccrone
  • latrone
  • dragone
  • dethrone
  • cyclone
  • condone
  • cadrone

How do you pronounce bone?

Pronounce bone as boʊn.

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Example sentences of the word bone


1. Noun, singular or mass
Play a bone if you can.

2. Adjective
Gum loss, bone loss and tooth loss are three noticeable complications of periodontal disease.

3. Cardinal number
Hence, the piezoelectric effect increases bone density.

Quotes containing the word bone


1. To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.
- Reba McEntire

2. Art is a critical component in a well-rounded education. Art is the level playing field - no matter how rich or poor, tall or short, pretty or ugly to the bone, if you can draw, you can find personal fulfillment and build self-confidence. Art is the highest achievement of mankind.
- Lynda Resnick

3. Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.
- Dorothy Parker

2. bone-covered

adjective. (of animals) armored with bone.

Synonyms

  • armored

Antonyms

  • unequipped
  • scaleless

3. bone-lazy

adjective. constitutionally lazy or idle.

Synonyms

  • bone-idle

Antonyms

  • work
  • effective

4. bone-dry

adjective. without a trace of moisture; as dry as a weathered bone.

Synonyms

  • dry

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • humidify

5. bone-headed_dinosaur

noun. bipedal herbivorous dinosaurs with bony crowns.

Synonyms

  • ornithischian
  • pachycephalosaurus
  • pachycephalosaur
  • ornithischian dinosaur

6. bone

noun. ['ˈboʊn'] the porous calcified substance from which bones are made.

Synonyms

  • animal material
  • os

Antonyms

  • lie down
  • go to bed
  • turn in

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bone

adjective. ['ˈboʊn'] consisting of or made up of bone.

Synonyms

  • bony

Antonyms

  • Lady
  • noblewoman

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bone

verb. ['ˈboʊn'] study intensively, as before an exam.

Synonyms

  • drum
  • swot up
  • swot
  • study
  • bone up
  • hit the books
  • grind away
  • mug up
  • get up

Antonyms

  • full
  • integrated
  • undiluted
  • cold

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bone

verb. ['ˈboʊn'] remove the bones from.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • chromatic color
  • spread
  • colorful
  • blacken

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bone

noun. ['ˈboʊn'] a shade of white the color of bleached bones.

Synonyms

  • ivory
  • whiteness
  • pearl
  • white

Antonyms

  • uncoiled
  • praise
  • low
  • vowel

Etymology

  • bon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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