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To sharpen (a blade)
“Men occasionally damaged axes, meaning a visit to a nearby grindstone to hone a nick from the edge.”
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To smooth by rubbing or applying friction
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To develop or perform work on something to improve it
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Honing the skills of senior managers.”
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To improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence
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To reorganize (a process or system) so as to make it more logical and consistent
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To practice something repeatedly so as to become skilled
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To instruct or guide in a particular skill or field
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To give an account of
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Plural for an abrasive wheel for sharpening, polishing or grinding
“I like to start with a soft stone, such as the stick-like hones sometimes used by watchmakers.”
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