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Definition of 'sharpen'

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  1. make sharp or sharper; "sharpen the knives"
       Antonyms: dull blunt
  2. make sharp or sharper; "We had to sharpen our arguments"
  3. become sharp or sharper; "The debate sharpened"
  4. put (an image) into focus; "Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie"
       Synonyms: focus focalize focalise
       Antonyms: blur blear
  5. make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper
       Antonyms: soften
  6. raise the pitch of (musical notes)
       Antonyms: flatten drop
  7. give a point to; "The candles are tapered"
       Synonyms: taper point
  8. make (one's senses) more acute; "This drug will sharpen your vision"
       Synonyms: heighten

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