Stone Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Stone? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Derivations, Related sentences, Words starting with Stone, Synonyms, How to pronounce? Antonyms, Words ending with Stone, Example sentences and more...

Stone meaning

Word: Stone

How to pronounce: stəʊn

Noun

Definitions:

1. Hard solid nonmetallic mineral matter of which rock is made, especially as a building material.

Example sentences: "The houses are built of stone"

2. A piece of stone shaped for a purpose, especially one of commemoration, ceremony, or demarcation.

Example sentences: "A memorial stone"

3. A hard seed in a cherry, plum, peach, and some other fruits.

Example sentences: "The ‘ricin factory’ consisted of castor oil, cherry stones and apple seeds, and some handwritten recipes for ricin."

4. A unit of weight equal to 14 pounds (6.35 kg)

Example sentences: "I weighed 10 stone"

5. A natural shade of whitish-gray or brownish-gray.

Example sentences: "Stone stretch trousers"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Throw stones at.

Example sentences: "Policemen were stoned by the crowd"

2. Remove the stone from (a fruit)

Example sentences: "Halve, stone, and peel the avocados"

3. Build, face, or pave with stone.

Example sentences: "The honey-stoned, eighteenth-century city"


Synonyms:

rock

pebble

calculus

birthstone

pit

headstone

gem

gemstone

masonry

brick

lithic

oliver stone


Derivations:

stony

stoning

stonework

stonily

stoned

stoneware


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Stone in Other Languages...

Spanish: Piedra

German: Stein

French: Pierre

Italian: Pietra

Turkish: Taş


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