What is another word for bones?

Pronunciation: [bˈə͡ʊnz] (IPA)

Bones are a crucial part of our body, providing support, shape, and allowing us to move. However, there are several other synonyms that can be used instead of using the simple word 'bones'. Some of these synonyms include skeleton, framework, structure, carcass, ossuary, and fossil. Skeleton refers to the entire bony framework of an organism, while a framework implies a supporting structure made of bones. A carcass is the remains of an animal, which includes bones. An ossuary refers to a container used to store the bones of the dead, while fossil refers to a remnant of a prehistoric organism's skeleton. These synonyms can be used interchangeably, depending on the context and the level of formality.

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Usage examples for Bones

I tell you, that girl has got me going so I can't get interested in dry old stuff about bones.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
There were the clean-picked bones of their feast and the dirt from their feet on Amalia's carefully kept floor.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
He shall always have bones and water.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Bones

  • The ocean moans over dead men's bones.
    Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • Don't tire yourself more than need be, even at the price of founding a culture on the fatigue of your bones.
    Antonin Artaud
  • Never tire yourself more than necessary, even if you have to found a culture on the fatigue of your bones.
    Antonin Artaud
  • My bones are as hard as a rock. Every time I have a biopsy, the doctors are doing hand exercises a week, ten days out.
    Don Baylor
  • You shouldn't have to pay for your love with your bones and your flesh.
    Pat Benatar

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