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Definition of bone verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bone

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bəʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//boʊn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bone
BrE BrE//bəʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//boʊn//
 
he / she / it bones
BrE BrE//bəʊnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//boʊnz//
 
past simple boned
BrE BrE//bəʊnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//boʊnd//
 
past participle boned
BrE BrE//bəʊnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//boʊnd//
 
-ing form boning
BrE BrE//ˈbəʊnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈboʊnɪŋ//
 
 
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bone something to take the bones out of fish or meat Word Origin Old English bān, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch been and German Bein. Phrasal Verbsbone up on something
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