Antonyms

1. out-of-bounds

adjective. outside the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • free

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Words that Rhyme with Bone Of Contention

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
  • reinvention
  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • prevention
  • pretension
  • extension
  • convention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • attention
  • ascension
  • tension
  • pension
  • mention
  • henschen
  • gentian

2. out-of-town

adjective. happening in or being of another town or city.

Antonyms

  • near

3. contention

noun. ['kənˈtɛnʃən'] a point asserted as part of an argument.

Synonyms

  • asseveration
  • averment
  • submission

Antonyms

  • impartiality
  • uncontroversial
  • similarity
  • same

Etymology

  • contencion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contencion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. contention

noun. ['kənˈtɛnʃən'] a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement.

Synonyms

  • argument
  • arguing
  • contestation
  • difference of opinion
  • argy-bargy
  • sparring
  • tilt
  • firestorm
  • disceptation
  • polemic
  • dispute
  • difference
  • conflict
  • fight
  • disputation
  • argle-bargle

Antonyms

  • equality
  • keep
  • compatibility
  • make peace

Etymology

  • contencion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contencion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. contention

noun. ['kənˈtɛnʃən'] the act of competing as for profit or a prize.

Synonyms

  • group action
  • rivalry
  • competition

Antonyms

  • con
  • pro
  • agreement
  • straighten

Etymology

  • contencion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contencion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))

Example sentences of the word bone-of-contention


1. Noun Phrase
When you're doing what you love, time can easily get away from you and turn into a bone of contention with family and friends.

2. Noun Phrase
Because many companies are reluctant to hire employees for a set term, and thus give up their ability to terminate that employee at will, such language in an offer letter can become a bone of contention.

3. Noun Phrase
Another bone of contention among politicians, economists and business owners for much of the past century has been the role of the government when faced with a monopoly in the market.

4. Noun Phrase
Unfortunately, this distinction of Isaac over Ishmael and vice versa remains a bone of contention throughout much of the history between these three faiths.

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