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    sharpen

    sharpen - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sharpen

    Definition
    (verb) make sharp or sharper
    Example Sentence
    • sharpen the knives
    Definition
    (verb) make crisp or more crisp and precise
    Example Sentence
    • We had to sharpen our arguments
    Definition
    (verb) become sharp or sharper
    Example Sentence
    • The debate sharpened
    Definition
    (verb) put (an image) into focus
    Synonyms : focalise , focalize , focus
    Example Sentence
    • Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie
    Definition
    (verb) make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper Definition
    (verb) raise the pitch of (musical notes) Definition
    (verb) give a point to
    Synonyms : point , taper
    Example Sentence
    • The candles are tapered
    Definition
    (verb) make (one's senses) more acute
    Synonyms : heighten
    Example Sentence
    • This drug will sharpen your vision
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