Sharpened vs Honed - What's the difference?

sharpened | honed |


As adjectives the difference between sharpened and honed

is that sharpened is having a sharp point or edge while honed is made sharp.

As verbs the difference between sharpened and honed

is that sharpened is (sharpen) while honed is (hone).

sharpened

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Having a sharp point or edge.
  • a sharpened pencil
    a sharpened knife

    Antonyms

    * unsharpened

    Verb

    (head)
  • (sharpen)
  • honed

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Made sharp.
  • Made more accurate or precise.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (hone)
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