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stone

stone

 
 
pronunciation:
ston
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
leave no stone unturned
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part of speech: noun
inflections: stone, stones
definition 1: hard matter formed from mineral and earth material; rock.
Cliffs of stone towered over the river.
 
synonyms:
rock
definition 2: a piece of rock, especially one that is round and smooth.
It's hard to walk barefoot on that beach because it's full of stones.
 
synonyms:
pebble
similar words:
rock
definition 3: a piece of rock shaped naturally or cut for use in building or some other particular use.
My dad put down stones to form a path up to our front door.
definition 4: a precious mineral; jewel.
Her ring has three beautiful stones.
synonyms:
gem
similar words:
jewel
definition 5: a hard seed or pit.
He ate a peach and threw out the stone.
synonyms:
pit
phrase: leave no stone unturned
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: stoned, stones, stoning
definition: to throw stones at to punish or kill.
The angry crowd stoned the thief.
similar words:
execute, pelt
derivations: stoneless (adj.), stonelike (adj.), stoner (n.)
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