Definition of “hone” - English Dictionary

“hone” in American English

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honeverb [ T ]

us /hoʊn/

to direct something such as an ability to make it more effective:

He helps performers hone their skills as dancers and singers.

To hone an object is to make it sharper:

to hone scissors

(Definition of “hone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“hone” in Business English

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honeverb [ T ]

uk /həʊn/ us

to make something better or completely suitable for its purpose:

hone your skills She honed her skills in customer relations at British Airways.
Our interviewing techniques have been honed in order to help us pick exactly the right candidate.

(Definition of “hone” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)