Synonyms of bone


1. bone, os, connective tissue

usage: rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

2. bone, osseous tissue, animal material

usage: the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

3. bone, ivory, pearl, off-white, white, whiteness

usage: a shade of white the color of bleached bones


1. cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone, study, hit the books

usage: study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"

2. bone, debone, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove the bones from; "bone the turkey before roasting it"


1. bone, bony (vs. boneless), boney

usage: consisting of or made up of bone; "a bony substance"; "the bony framework of the body"

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Definition and meaning of bone (Dictionary)