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stone

stone

 
 
pronunciation:
ston
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
phrases:
cast the first stone, 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.
 
synonyms:
rock
definition 2: a piece of rock shaped naturally or cut for construction or some other particular use.
definition 3: a single piece of rock, esp. one that is smooth and somewhat round.
 
synonyms:
pebble
similar words:
rock
definition 4: a particular type of rock.
definition 5: a precious mineral; gem.
synonyms:
gem, gemstone
similar words:
jewel, rock
definition 6: a hard seed or pit.
a peach stone
synonyms:
pit
definition 7: a British unit of weight equal to fourteen pounds or 6.36 kilograms. (The irregular plural, "stone," is used when referring to a particular amount of weight.)
She lost two stone after changing her diet and becoming more active.He recorded his weight in stones.
phrase: cast the first stone
phrase: leave no stone unturned
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: made of or relating to stone.
a stone fence
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stoned, stones, stoning
definition 1: to throw stones at, esp. to punish or kill by such throwing.
similar words:
execute, pelt
definition 2: to provide, fit, pave, or reinforce with stones.
synonyms:
pave
similar words:
cobble, flag, gravel
derivations: stoneless (adj.), stonelike (adj.), stoner (n.)
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