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Definition of Hone

Hone

  1. To pine; to lament; to long.
  2. A kind of swelling in the cheek.
  3. A stone of a fine grit, or a slab, as of metal, covered with an abrading substance or powder, used for sharpening cutting instruments, and especially for setting razors; an oilstone.
  4. To sharpen on, or with, a hone; to rub on a hone in order to sharpen; as, to hone a razor.
  5. To grumble; pine; lament; long.

Hone Quotations

A lot of people, including business leaders, think the future belongs to China. Globalization is not a zero-sum game, but we need to hone our skills to stay in play.
Jon Meacham

Cooking classes are a great way to hone your skills, learn new recipes, and meet like-minded friends. Spending time in the kitchen with people who love to cook as much as you do is fun and educational.
Homaro Cantu

As we hone the ability to let go of distraction, to begin again without rancor or judgment, we are deepening forgiveness and compassion for ourselves. And in life, we find we might make a mistake, and more easily begin again, or stray from our chosen course and begin again.
Sharon Salzberg

I started as a playwright. Any sort of scriptwriting you do helps you hone your story. You have the same demands of creating a plot, developing relatable characters and keeping your audience invested in your story. My books are basically structured like three-act plays.
Suzanne Collins

The main thing experience has taught me is that one has to sort of hone their relationship to time, you know.
John Frusciante
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Hone Translations

hone in German is feinschleifen, Schleifstein, honen
hone in Spanish is piedra de afilar
hone in Swedish is hena
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