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SHARPEN

'SHARPEN' is a 7 letter word starting with S and ending with N

Crossword clues for 'SHARPEN'

ClueAnswer

Give an edge to (7)SHARPEN
Hone a knife blade (7)
Use a whetstone on (7)
Give a better cutting edge (7)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for SHARPEN

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word sharpen will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

SET

4 letter words

BARB - EDGE - FILE - HONE - MILL - SOUR - SPUR - STIR - THIN - TOOL - WHET

5 letter words

ANNOY - DRESS - EXALT - GRIND - HOP UP - HOT UP - KEY UP - PIQUE - POINT - RENEW - RESET - SHARP - STRAP - STROP - TAPER

6 letter words

BEEF UP - BLOW UP - DEEPEN - DOUBLE - EXALTS - EXCITE - FILLIP - HEAT UP - JAZZ UP - PICK UP - RAMIFY - REFINE - RETOOL - REVIVE - SOUP UP - STEP UP - STROKE - TRIPLE - WORSEN

7 letter words

AMPLIFY - ANIMATE - AUGMENT - BUILD UP - ENHANCE - ENLARGE - ENLIVEN - MACHINE - MAGNIFY - PROVOKE - QUICKEN - SHARPEN

8 letter words

ACULEATE - CONDENSE - EMBITTER - HEIGHTEN - INCREASE - IRRITATE - MOTORIZE - OILSTONE - REDOUBLE

9 letter words

ACUMINATE - AGGRAVATE - CULTIVATE - CUSPIDATE - GALVANISE - GALVANIZE - INTENSIFY - MAKE ACUTE - MAKE WORSE - MECHANIZE - REINFORCE - SENSITIZE - SPICULATE - STIMULATE

10 letter words

ACCELERATE - COMPLICATE - EXACERBATE - EXAGGERATE - EXASPERATE - EXHILARATE - INSTRUMENT - INVIGORATE - STRENGTHEN

11 letter words

CONCENTRATE - CONSOLIDATE - DETERIORATE - MAKE COMPLEX - RESUSCITATE - SENSIBILIZE

13 letter words

MAKE SENSITIVE

14 letter words

INFUSE LIFE INTO

16 letter words

AGENT PROVOCATEUR

Definition of sharpen

  • become sharp or sharper; "The debate sharpened"
  • make crisp or more crisp and precise; "We had to sharpen our arguments"
  • make (one's senses) more acute; "This drug will sharpen your vision"
  • give a point to; "The candles are tapered"
  • raise the pitch of (musical notes)
  • make sharp or sharper; "sharpen the knives"
  • make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper


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