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stone

noun

1 stone

A lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.

synonym: rock.

Roget 321: density, solidity; solidness etc. adj.; impenetrability, impermeability; incompressibility; imporosity; cohesion etc. 46; constipation, consistence, ... show more

Roget 727: arm, arms; weapon, deadly weapon; armament, armaments, armature; panoply, stand of arms; armor etc. (defense) 717; armory ... show more

Roget 635: material, raw material, stuff, stock, staple; adobe, brown stone; chinking; clapboard; daubing; puncheon; shake; shingle, ... show more

Roget 558: engraving, chalcography; line engraving, mezzotint engraving, stipple engraving, chalk engraving; dry point, bur; etching, aquatinta; chiseling; plate engraving, copperplate engraving, steel engraving, ... show more

Roget 323: hardness etc. adj.; rigidity; renitence, renitency; inflexibility, temper, callosity, durity.    induration, petrifaction; lapidification, ... show more

Roget 319: gravity, gravitation; weight; heaviness etc. adj.; specific gravity; pondorosity, pressure, load; burden, burthen; ballast, counterpoise; ... show more

Dutch: kiezel, rots, steen, steenrots
Polish: skała



2 stone

Building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose.

Dutch: steen

3 stone

Material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust:
— Stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries.

synonym: rock.

Dutch: gesteente, natuursteen, rots
Polish: skała

4 stone

A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry:
— She had jewels made of all the rarest stones.

synonyms: gem, gemstone.

Dutch: edelsteen, steen
Polish: kamień

5 stone

An avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds.

Dutch: pit
Polish: kamień

6 stone

The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed:
— You should remove the stones from prunes before cooking.

synonyms: endocarp, pit.

Roget 363: interment, burial, sepulture; inhumation; obsequies, exequies; funeral, wake, pyre, funeral pile; cremation.    funeral, funeral rite, ... show more

Dutch: steen, endocarpium, endocarp
Polish: endokarp

7 Stone

United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946).

synonyms: Harlan F. Stone, Harlan Fisk Stone, Harlan Stone.

8 Stone

United States filmmaker (born in 1946).

synonym: Oliver Stone.

9 Stone

United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893).

synonym: Lucy Stone.

10 Stone

United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989).

synonyms: I. F. Stone, Isidor Feinstein Stone.

11 Stone

United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946).

synonym: Harlan Fiske Stone.

12 Stone

United States architect (1902-1978).

synonym: Edward Durell Stone.

13 stone

A lack of feeling or expression or movement.

Polish: kamienne serce, serce jak głaz, serce jak kamień, serce z kamienia

verb

1 stone

Kill by throwing stones at:
— People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock.

synonym: lapidate.

Roget 716: attack, assault, assail; invade; set upon, fall upon; charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists.    assume the offensive, take the offensive; be the aggressor, become the aggressor; ... show more

Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang].    visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more

Roget 361: kill, put to death, slay, shed blood; murder, assassinate, butcher, slaughter, victimize, immolate; massacre; take away life, deprive of life; make away with, ... show more

2 stone

Remove the pits from.

synonym: pit.

adjective

1 stone

Of any of various dull tannish or grey colors.


Moby thesaurus: Irish confetti, Lydian stone, Tarmac, Tarvia, aa, abyssal rock, acorn, adamant, adamantine, adobe, agate, alexandrite, amethyst, anklet, anthraconite, aplite, aquamarine, arch, armlet, ashlar ... show more.

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