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Acuminate synonyms

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Having the shape of a needle:
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  1. Having the shape of a needle:
Furnished with aciculae.
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  1. Furnished with aciculae.
  2. Having marks like scratches made by a needle
  3. Marked with fine irregular streaks as if scratched by a needle.
Alternative form of aciculate.
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Having an acute angle:
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  1. Having an acute angle:
  2. Extremely sharp or severe; intense:
  3. Narrowly pointed; sharp:
Having a cusp.
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  1. Having a cusp.
  2. Having cusps
  3. Shaped like a cusp.
Ending in a point.
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  1. Ending in a point.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Having a cusp or cusps
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  1. Having a cusp or cusps
  2. Having a short, abrupt point, as some leaves
  3. (Biology) Terminating in or tipped with a sharp firm point:
Alternative form of cuspidate.
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(Biology) Terminating in a mucro (an abruptly tapering point or a sharp spine) such as at the end of a leaf.
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  1. (Biology) Terminating in a mucro (an abruptly tapering point or a sharp spine) such as at the end of a leaf.
  2. Of or having a mucro; ending abruptly in a sharp point:
Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture:
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  1. Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture:
  2. Sharp; cutting:
  3. (Comparable) Sharp, barbed; not dull.
Having many points
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  1. Having many points
  2. Having an end tapering to a point.
  3. (Informal) pointed in shape, having a point or points
Marked by keenness and accuracy of perception:
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  1. Marked by keenness and accuracy of perception:
  2. Abrupt or acute:
  3. Fierce or impetuous; violent:
To form or put an edge on; provide an edge for
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  1. To form or put an edge on; provide an edge for
  2. To put a border or edge on:
  3. To trim the edge of
To develop or improve
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  1. To develop or improve
  2. To sharpen with or as with a hone
  3. (Mech.) To enlarge or smooth (a bore) to exact specifications with a rotating stick (honing stone) containing abrasive material
To make or become sharp or sharper
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  1. To make or become sharp or sharper
To make more keen; stimulate:
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  1. To make more keen; stimulate:
  2. To sharpen (a knife, for example); hone.
  3. To sharpen by rubbing or grinding (the edge of a knife or tool); hone
Find another word for acuminate. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for acuminate, like: acicular, aciculate, aciculated, acute, cuspate, cuspated, cuspidate, cuspidated, mucronate, pointed and pointy.