Synonyms for stone

Synonyms for (noun) stone

Synonyms: stone

Definition: building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose

Usage: he wanted a special stone to mark the site

Similar words: building material

Definition: material used for constructing buildings


Synonyms: stone

Definition: a lack of feeling or expression or movement

Usage: he must have a heart of stone; her face was as hard as stone

Similar words: coldness, chilliness, coolness, iciness, frigidity, frigidness

Definition: a lack of affection or enthusiasm

Usage: a distressing coldness of tone and manner


Synonyms: rock, stone

Definition: a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter

Usage: he threw a rock at me

Similar words: natural object

Definition: an object occurring naturally; not made by man


Synonyms: Stone, Edward Durell Stone

Definition: United States architect (1902-1978)

Similar words: architect, designer

Definition: someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)


Synonyms: Stone, Harlan Fiske Stone

Definition: United States jurist who served on the United States Supreme Court as chief justice (1872-1946)

Similar words: jurist, legal expert

Definition: a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations


Synonyms: I. F. Stone, Isidor Feinstein Stone, Stone

Definition: United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)

Similar words: journalist

Definition: a writer for newspapers and magazines


Synonyms: Stone, Lucy Stone

Definition: United States feminist and suffragist (1818-1893)

Similar words: libber, feminist, women's liberationist, women's rightist

Definition: a supporter of feminism


Similar words: suffragist

Definition: an advocate of the extension of voting rights (especially to women)


Synonyms: Oliver Stone, Stone

Definition: United States filmmaker (born in 1946)

Similar words: film maker, film producer, filmmaker, movie maker

Definition: a producer of motion pictures


Synonyms: Stone, Harlan F. Stone, Harlan Fisk Stone, Harlan Stone

Definition: United States jurist who was named chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1872-1946)

Similar words: chief justice

Definition: the judge who presides over a supreme court


Synonyms: endocarp, stone, pit

Definition: the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed

Usage: you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking

Similar words: seed vessel, pericarp

Definition: the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary


Synonyms: stone

Definition: an avoirdupois unit used to measure the weight of a human body; equal to 14 pounds

Usage: a heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone

Similar words: avoirdupois unit

Definition: any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights


Synonyms: rock, stone

Definition: material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust

Usage: that mountain is solid rock; stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

Similar words: material, stuff

Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread


Synonyms: gem, gemstone, stone

Definition: a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry

Usage: he had the gem set in a ring for his wife; she had jewels made of all the rarest stones

Similar words: crystal

Definition: a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure

Synonyms for (verb) stone

Synonyms: stone, pit

Definition: remove the pits from

Usage: pit plums and cherries

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: stone, lapidate

Definition: kill by throwing stones at

Usage: People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

Synonyms for (adjective) stone

Synonyms: stone

Definition: of any of various dull tannish or grey colors

Similar words: chromatic

Definition: being or having or characterized by hue