Need another word that means the same as “stone”? Find 43 synonyms and 30 related words for “stone” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Stone” are: edward durell stone, harlan fiske stone, rock, i. f. stone, isidor feinstein stone, gem, gemstone, lucy stone, endocarp, pit, oliver stone, harlan f. stone, harlan fisk stone, harlan stone, pebble, boulder, gravestone, headstone, tombstone, jewel, semi-precious stone, brilliant, kernel, seed, pip, fawn, pale brown, buff, sand, sandy, oatmeal, biscuit, coffee, café au lait, camel, kasha, ecru, taupe, mushroom, putty, greige, lapidate
Stone as a Noun
Definitions of "Stone" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “stone” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- United States architect (1902-1978.
- A gem or jewel.
- United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893.
- A lack of feeling or expression or movement.
- A round piece or counter, originally made of stone, used in various board games, especially the Japanese game of go.
- United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946.
- A lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.
- An avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds.
- A meteorite made of rock, as opposed to metal.
- United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989.
- A piece of stone shaped for a purpose, especially one of commemoration, ceremony, or demarcation.
- A small piece of rock found on the ground.
- Material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust.
- Used in similes and metaphors to refer to weight or lack of feeling, expression, or movement.
- A unit of weight equal to 14 lb (6.35 kg.
- A large flat table or sheet, originally made of stone and now usually of metal, on which pages of type are made up.
- The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
- Hard solid non-metallic mineral matter of which rock is made, especially as a building material.
- Building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose.
- United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946.
- A calculus; a gallstone or kidney stone.
- A natural shade of whitish or brownish-grey.
- United States filmmaker (born in 1946.
- A hard seed in a cherry, plum, peach, and some other fruits.
- A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.
Synonyms of "Stone" as a noun (41 Words)
|biscuit||Any of various small flat sweet cakes biscuit is the British term.|
A chocolate biscuit.
|boulder||A large rock, typically one that has been worn smooth by erosion.|
|brilliant||A diamond of brilliant cut.|
An elegant necklace with four rows of brilliants.
|buff||A soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e g buffalo or oxen.|
A buff envelope.
|café au lait||Equal parts of coffee and hot milk.|
|camel||A fabric made from camel hair.|
A camel coat.
|coffee||Coffee seeds roasted and ground or a powder made from them.|
A jar of instant coffee.
|ecru||A very light brown.|
An ecru cardigan.
|edward durell stone||United States filmmaker (born in 1946.|
|endocarp||The innermost layer of the pericarp which surrounds a seed in a fruit. It may be membranous (as in apples) or woody (as in the stone of a peach or cherry).|
|fawn||A young deer.|
Soft shades of pale green and fawn.
|gem||Used in names of some brilliantly coloured hummingbirds e g mountain gem.|
A pagoda embellished with precious gems.
|gemstone||A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.|
|gravestone||A stone that is used to mark a grave.|
|greige||A colour between beige and grey.|
|harlan f. stone||A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.|
|harlan fisk stone||United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893.|
|harlan fiske stone||United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893.|
|harlan stone||Material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth’s crust.|
|headstone||The central building block at the top of an arch or vault.|
|i. f. stone||United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893.|
|isidor feinstein stone||United States filmmaker (born in 1946.|
|jewel||A person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry.|
She was a jewel of a nurse.
|kasha||Uncooked buckwheat groats.|
|kernel||Denoting a basic unmarked linguistic string.|
A kernel of corn.
|lucy stone||A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.|
|mushroom||A thing resembling a mushroom in shape.|
She saut d the mushrooms in butter.
|oatmeal||Porridge made from oatmeal or rolled oats.|
Medium Scottish oatmeal.
|oliver stone||United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893.|
|pale brown||A wooden strip forming part of a fence.|
|pebble||A small smooth rounded rock.|
A narrow pebble beach.
|pip||A small hard seed in a fruit.|
It s a pip of a story.
|pit||An orchestra pit.|
The recent protests over planned pit closures.
|putty||Any of a number of similar malleable substances used inside and outside buildings e g plumber s putty lime putty or used for modelling or casting e g epoxy putty.|
Countersink the screws so they can be covered with putty.
|rock||A large piece of rock which has become detached from a cliff or mountain a boulder.|
The stream flowed through a jumble of rocks.
|sand||A light yellow brown colour like that of sand.|
This magical coast boasts mile upon mile of golden sand.
|sandy||A light, crumbly biscuit, typically made with chopped pecans.|
|seed||A quantity of seeds.|
Cut open the peppers and remove the seeds.
|semi-precious stone||Material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth’s crust.|
|taupe||A greyish brown.|
A taupe overcoat.
|tombstone||An advertisement listing the underwriters or firms associated with a new issue of shares, bonds, warrants, etc.|
His grin exposed his yellowed teeth like a row of tombstones.
Usage Examples of "Stone" as a noun
- Stone stretch trousers.
- Boundary stones.
- A heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone.
- You should remove the stones from prunes before cooking.
- Her face was as hard as stone.
- A memorial stone.
- Stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries.
- I weighed 10 stone.
- A gold ring with a small dark red stone.
- The houses are built of stone.
- High stone walls.
- She had jewels made of all the rarest stones.
- He must have a heart of stone.
- Isabel stood as if turned to stone.
- The elevator dropped like a stone.
- He wanted a special stone to mark the site.
Stone as a Verb
Definitions of "Stone" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “stone” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Build, face, or pave with stone.
- Kill by throwing stones at.
- Throw stones at.
- Remove the stone from (a fruit).
- Remove the pits from.
Synonyms of "Stone" as a verb (2 Words)
|lapidate||Throw stones at.|
Pilgrims lapidate a stone pillar in commemoration of Abraham s temptation.
|pit||Drive a racing car into the pits for fuel or maintenance.|
There were usually three dogs pitted against one lion.
Usage Examples of "Stone" as a verb
- Policemen were stoned by the crowd.
- People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock.
- Two people were stoned to death.
- The honey-stoned, eighteenth-century city.
Associations of "Stone" (30 Words)
|alabaster||Like alabaster in whiteness and smoothness.|
Her alabaster cheeks flushed with warmth.
|boulder||A town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town.|
|calcite||A common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone.|
|carve||Make (a turn) by tilting one’s skis on to their edges and using one’s weight to bend them so that they slide in an arc.|
I carved my initials on the tree.
|carving||The action of carving.|
A carving of an Asian elephant.
|caryatid||A stone carving of a draped female figure, used as a pillar to support the entablature of a Greek or Greek-style building.|
|cavern||Hollow out as if making a cavern.|
His eyes were dark caverns.
|cement||Concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement.|
|commemorative||An object such as a stamp or coin made to mark an event or honour a person.|
A commemorative plaque.
|effigy||A sculpture or model of a person.|
Angry campaigners plan to burn an effigy of the social security minister.
|gargoyle||An ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal.|
|granite||Something having the quality of granite unyielding firmness.|
|gypsum||A soft white or grey mineral consisting of hydrated calcium sulphate. It occurs chiefly in sedimentary deposits and is used to make plaster of Paris and fertilizers, and in the building industry.|
|limestone||A sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals.|
|marble||A sculpture carved from marble.|
A couple of girls were playing marbles.
|memorial||A recognition of meritorious service.|
A memorial service in the dead man s honour.
|mineral||Of or denoting a mineral.|
Mineral ingredients such as zinc oxide.
|monument||A structure erected to commemorate persons or events.|
A handsome monument of granite is placed over the grave.
|obelisk||A mountain tree or other natural object resembling an obelisk in shape.|
|plaque||(pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body.|
Plaque around gum margins can lead to gingivitis.
|porphyry||Any igneous rock with crystals embedded in a finer groundmass of minerals.|
|quartz||A hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form present in most rocks especially sandstone and granite yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities.|
|rock||A large piece of rock which has become detached from a cliff or mountain a boulder.|
Rock the cradle.
|sculpt||Create or represent (something) by carving, casting, or other shaping techniques.|
She was teaching him how to sculpt.
|sculpture||A work of art made by sculpture.|
A bronze sculpture.
|slab||Remove slabs from a log or tree to prepare it for sawing into planks.|
She settled on a slab of rock.
|stalagmite||A cylinder of calcium carbonate projecting upward from the floor of a limestone cave.|
|statue||A sculpture representing a human or animal.|
|tomb||A place for the burial of a corpse especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone.|
The house was as quiet as a tomb.
|totem||A clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object.|
Other radical groups look to the party as a totem of the anti austerity movement.