sharpen

Sharpener vs Sharpen - What's the difference?

sharpener | sharpen | Derived terms |

Sharpener is a derived term of sharpen.


As a noun sharpener

is a device for making things sharp.

As a verb sharpen is

to make sharp.

Sharp vs Sharpen - What's the difference?

sharp | sharpen |


As verbs the difference between sharp and sharpen

is that sharp is (music) to raise the pitch of a note half a step making a natural note a sharp while sharpen is to make sharp.

As a adjective sharp

is able to cut easily.

As a adverb sharp

is to a point or edge; piercingly; eagerly; sharply.

As a noun sharp

is (music) the symbol ♯, placed after the name of a note in the key signature or before a note on the staff to indicate that the note is to be played a semitone higher.

Blunt vs Sharpen - What's the difference?

blunt | sharpen | Antonyms |

Blunt is an antonym of sharpen.


As verbs the difference between blunt and sharpen

is that blunt is to dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker; to make blunt while sharpen is to make sharp.

As a adjective blunt

is having a thick edge or point, as an instrument; not sharp.

As a noun blunt

is a fencer's practice foil with a soft tip.

Sharpen vs Basil - What's the difference?

sharpen | basil | Synonyms |

Sharpen is a synonym of basil.


As verbs the difference between sharpen and basil

is that sharpen is to make sharp while basil is to grind the edge of a tool to an acute angle.

As a noun basil is

a plant (ocimum basilicum ) or basil can be the angle to which a joiner's tool is ground away or basil can be the skin of a sheep tanned with bark.

Sharpen vs Acuminate - What's the difference?

sharpen | acuminate |


As verbs the difference between sharpen and acuminate

is that sharpen is to make sharp while acuminate is to render sharp or keen; to sharpen.

As a adjective acuminate is

tapering to a point; pointed.

Sharpen vs Acuition - What's the difference?

sharpen | acuition |


As a verb sharpen

is to make sharp.

As a noun acuition is

(obsolete) the act of sharpening.

Sharpen vs Acuation - What's the difference?

sharpen | acuation |


As a verb sharpen

is to make sharp.

As a noun acuation is

(rare) the act of sharpening.

Sharpen vs Acuate - What's the difference?

sharpen | acuate |


As verbs the difference between sharpen and acuate

is that sharpen is to make sharp while acuate is (obsolete|transitive) to sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.

As a adjective acuate is

sharpened; sharp-pointed.

Sharpen vs Strap - What's the difference?

sharpen | strap |


As verbs the difference between sharpen and strap

is that sharpen is to make sharp while strap is to beat or chastise with a strap; to whip, to lash.

As a noun strap is

a long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like.

Sharpen vs Aber - What's the difference?

sharpen | aber |


As verbs the difference between sharpen and aber

is that sharpen is to make sharp while aber is to sharpen, as a knife.

As a adjective aber is

sharp; keen.

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