Definition of SHARPEN

verb : SHARPEN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) make sharp or sharper; "sharpen the knives" ;

  • 2. (

    ) make crisp or more crisp and precise; "We had to sharpen our arguments" ;

  • 3. (

    ) become sharp or sharper; "The debate sharpened" ;

  • 5. (

    ) make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper ;

  • 6. (

    ) raise the pitch of (musical notes) ;


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