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1. sharpen

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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. sharpen: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. sharpen: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. sharpen: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. sharpen: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. sharpen: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. sharpen: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Sharpen, sharpen: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. sharpen: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. sharpen: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. sharpen: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. sharpen: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. sharpen: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. sharpen: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. sharpen: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. sharpen: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. sharpen: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  17. Sharpen: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. sharpen: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. sharpen: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Sharpen: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. sharpen: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. sharpen: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. sharpen: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. sharpen: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. sharpen: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. sharpen: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Sharpen: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sharpen: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sharpen: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sharpen: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Sharpen: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Sharpen: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (sharpen)

verb:  make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
verb:  become sharp or sharper ("The debate sharpened")
verb:  make sharp or sharper ("We had to sharpen our arguments")
verb:  make (one's senses) more acute ("This drug will sharpen your vision")
verb:  give a point to
verb:  raise the pitch of (musical notes)
verb:  make sharp or sharper ("Sharpen the knives")
verb:  put (an image) into focus

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Phrases that include sharpen:   sharpen up, sharpen by rubbing, sharpen the beaver cleaver, sharpen up your act, sharpen with a hone, more...

Words similar to sharpen:   focus, heighten, point, sharpened, sharpener, sharpening, taper, edge, hone, whet, more...


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