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Boned vs. Toned — What's the Difference?

Boned vs. Toned — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Boned and Toned

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Boned

The dense, semirigid, porous, calcified connective tissue forming the major portion of the skeleton of most vertebrates. It consists of a dense organic matrix and an inorganic, mineral component.
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Toned

A sound of distinct pitch, quality, and duration; a note.
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Boned

Any of numerous anatomically distinct structures making up the skeleton of a vertebrate animal. There are more than 200 different bones in the human body.
Jun 03, 2022

Toned

The interval of a major second in the diatonic scale; a whole step.
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Boned

A piece of bone.
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Toned

A recitational melody in a Gregorian chant.
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Boned

The skeleton.
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Toned

The quality or character of sound.
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Boned

The body
These old bones don't do much dancing anymore.
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Toned

The characteristic quality or timbre of a particular instrument or voice.
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Boned

Mortal remains
His bones are buried up on the hill.
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Toned

The pitch of a word used to determine its meaning or to distinguish differences in meaning.
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Boned

An animal structure or material, such as ivory, resembling bone.
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Toned

The particular or relative pitch of a word, phrase, or sentence.
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Boned

A piece of whalebone or similar material used as a corset stay.
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Toned

Manner of expression in speech or writing
Took an angry tone with the reporters.
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Boned

Bones(Informal) Dice.
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Toned

A general quality, effect, or atmosphere
A room with an elegant tone.
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Boned

Bones The fundamental plan or design, as of the plot of a book.
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Toned

A color or shade of color
Light tones of blue.
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Boned

Bones Flat clappers made of bone or wood originally used by the end man in a minstrel show.
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Toned

Quality of color
The green wallpaper had a particularly somber tone.
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Boned

Bones (used with a sing. verb) The end man in a minstrel show.
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Toned

The general effect in painting of light, color, and shade.
Jun 03, 2022

Boned

Vulgar Slang The penis.
Jun 03, 2022

Toned

The normal state of elastic tension or partial contraction in resting muscles.
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Boned

To remove the bones from
Bone a fish.
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Toned

Normal firmness of a tissue or an organ.
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Boned

To stiffen (a piece of clothing) with stays, as of whalebone.
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Toned

To give a particular tone or inflection to.
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Boned

Vulgar Slang To have sexual intercourse with. Used especially of a man.
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Toned

To soften or change the color of (a painting or photographic negative, for example).
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Boned

Vulgar Slang To have sexual intercourse.
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Toned

To sound monotonously; intone.
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Boned

Simple past tense and past participle of bone
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Toned

To make firmer or stronger. Often used with up
Exercises that tone up the body.
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Boned

(in combination) Having some specific type of bone.
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Toned

To assume a particular color quality.
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Boned

(arts) Of computer-generated animations: based on models with simulated bones or joints.
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Toned

To harmonize in color.
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Boned

(slang) Beset with unfortunate circumstances that seem difficult or impossible to overcome; in imminent danger.
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Toned

Simple past tense and past participle of tone
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Boned

(slang) Broken.
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Toned

Having a (specified kind of) tone.
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Boned

Of meat or fish, having had the bones removed before cooking.
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Toned

Physically fit, with somewhat defined and firm muscles and limited bodyfat.
A toned body
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Boned

(of a garment such as a corset or basque) Fitted with bones.
Jun 03, 2022

Toned

Having (such) a tone; - chiefly used in composition; as, high-toned; sweet-toned.
Jun 03, 2022

Boned

(snowboarding) Having the legs straightened during a trick.
Jun 03, 2022

Toned

Having or characterized or distinguished by tone or a specific tone; often used in combination;
Full-toned
Shrill-toned
Deep-toned
Jun 03, 2022

Boned

Having (such) bones; - used in composition; as, big-boned; strong-boned.
No big-boned men framed of the Cyclops' size.
Jun 03, 2022

Toned

Having or distinguished by a tone; often used in combination;
Full-toned
Silver-toned
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Boned

Deprived of bones; as, boned turkey or codfish.
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Boned

Manured with bone; as, boned land.
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Boned

Having had the bones removed;
A boneless rib roast
A boned (or deboned) fish
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Boned

Having bones as specified;
His lanky long-boned body
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