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Meaning & Definition of Stone in English

English

Stone

/stoʊn/

noun

1. A lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter

  • "He threw a rock at me"
    synonym:
  • rock
  • ,
  • stone

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

  • "He wanted a special stone to mark the site"
    synonym:
  • stone

3. Material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the earth's crust

  • "That mountain is solid rock"
  • "Stone is abundant in new england and there are many quarries"
    synonym:
  • rock
  • ,
  • stone

4. A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry

  • "He had the gem set in a ring for his wife"
  • "She had jewels made of all the rarest stones"
    synonym:
  • gem
  • ,
  • gemstone
  • ,
  • stone

5. An avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body

  • Equal to 14 pounds
  • "A heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone"
    synonym:
  • stone

6. 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"
    synonym:
  • stone
  • ,
  • pit
  • ,
  • endocarp

7. United states jurist who was named chief justice of the united states supreme court in 1941 by franklin d. roosevelt (1872-1946)

    synonym:
  • Stone
  • ,
  • Harlan Stone
  • ,
  • Harlan F. Stone
  • ,
  • Harlan Fisk Stone

8. United states filmmaker (born in 1946)

    synonym:
  • Stone
  • ,
  • Oliver Stone

9. United states feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)

    synonym:
  • Stone
  • ,
  • Lucy Stone

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

    synonym:
  • Stone
  • ,
  • I. F. Stone
  • ,
  • Isidor Feinstein Stone

11. United states jurist who served on the united states supreme court as chief justice (1872-1946)

    synonym:
  • Stone
  • ,
  • Harlan Fiske Stone

12. United states architect (1902-1978)

    synonym:
  • Stone
  • ,
  • Edward Durell Stone

13. A lack of feeling or expression or movement

  • "He must have a heart of stone"
  • "Her face was as hard as stone"
    synonym:
  • stone

verb

1. Kill by throwing stones at

  • "People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock"
    synonym:
  • stone
  • ,
  • lapidate

2. Remove the pits from

  • "Pit plums and cherries"
    synonym:
  • pit
  • ,
  • stone

adjective

1. Of any of various dull tannish or grey colors

    synonym:
  • stone

Examples of using

If so believed, it is God; if not, it is a stone.
I build houses out of stone.
The boy threw a stone.