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It's very hard to respect people on holiday - everybody looks so silly at the beach, it makes you hate humanity - but when you see people at their work they elicit respect, whether it's a mechanic, a stonemason or an accountant.
Alain de Botton

Meaning of "stonemason" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF STONEMASON

stonemason  [ˈstəʊnˌmeɪsən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STONEMASON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Stonemason is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES STONEMASON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

stonemason

Stonemasonry

The craft of stonemasonry has existed since humanity could use and make tools - creating buildings, structures, and sculpture using stone from the earth. These materials have been used to construct many of the long-lasting, ancient monuments, artifacts, cathedrals, and cities in a wide variety of cultures. Famous works of stonemasonry include the Taj Mahal, Cusco's Incan Wall, Easter Island's statues, the Egyptian Pyramids, Angkor Wat, Borobudur, Tihuanaco, Tenochtitlan, Persepolis, the Parthenon, Stonehenge, and Chartres Cathedral.

Definition of stonemason in the English dictionary

The definition of stonemason in the dictionary is a person who is skilled in preparing stone for building.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STONEMASON


Addison
ˈædɪsən
alison
ˈælɪsən
basin
ˈbeɪsən
bison
ˈbaɪsən
chasten
ˈtʃeɪsən
comparison
kəmˈpærɪsən
Dyson
ˈdaɪsən
Edison
ˈɛdɪsən
freemason
ˈfriːˌmeɪsən
Harrison
ˈhærɪsən
hasten
ˈheɪsən
interbasin
ˌɪntəˈbeɪsən
Jason
ˈdʒeɪsən
listen
ˈlɪsən
madison
ˈmædɪsən
mason
ˈmeɪsən
Morrison
ˈmɒrɪsən
subbasin
ˈsʌbˌbeɪsən
Tyson
ˈtaɪsən
washbasin
ˈwɒʃˌbeɪsən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STONEMASON

stoned
stonefish
stoneflies
stonefly
stoneground
stonehand
Stonehenge
stonehorse
stoneless
stonelessness
stonemasonry
stonen
stoner
stonerag
Stones
stoneshot
stonewall
stonewaller
stoneware
stonewash

WORDS THAT END LIKE STONEMASON

dead season
festive season
football season
growing season
hunting season
hurricane season
in good season
in season
it stands to reason
mid-season
monumental mason
off season
off-season
postseason
preseason
reason
season
soccer season
treason
winter season

Synonyms and antonyms of stonemason in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «stonemason» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STONEMASON

Find out the translation of stonemason to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of stonemason from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «stonemason» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

石匠
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cantero
570 millions of speakers

English

stonemason
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

राज
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طوب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

каменщик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pedreiro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

stonemason
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tailleur de pierre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Stonemason
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Steinmetz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

石工
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

석수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Stonemason
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thợ xây nhà bằng đá
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

stonemason
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्टोनमेसन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

taş ustası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scalpellino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kamieniarz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

муляр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pietrar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Τεχνίτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klipmesselaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stenhuggare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

steinhugger
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of stonemason

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STONEMASON»

The term «stonemason» is regularly used and occupies the 95.979 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STONEMASON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about stonemason

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QUOTES WITH «STONEMASON»

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Alain de Botton
It's very hard to respect people on holiday - everybody looks so silly at the beach, it makes you hate humanity - but when you see people at their work they elicit respect, whether it's a mechanic, a stonemason or an accountant.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STONEMASON»

Discover the use of stonemason in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to stonemason and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Art of the Stonemason
A fifth-generation stonemason discusses how to choose stone, build a wall on sloping ground, windowsills, fireplaces and so much more.
Ian Cramb, 1992
2
The Stonemason: A Play in Five Acts
" Out of the love that binds these two men and the gulf that separates them from the Telfairs who have forsaken -- or dishonored -- the family trade, Cormac McCarthy has crafted a drama that bears all the hallmarks of his great fiction: ...
Cormac McCarthy, 1995
3
The Stonemason
This, his fifth novel, takes more raw material from the author's own life and allows it to develop and twist into its own fictional truths as seen through the eyes of Childish's dysfunctional anti-hero, Gus Claudius.
Billy Childish, 2011
4
The Stonemason: Donald Macleod's Chronicle of Scotland's ...
Presents first-person account of a man who, along with his family and neighbors, was evicted and persecuted during Scotland's 19th century Highland Clearances when landlords replaced their tenants with livestock.
Donald Macleod, Douglas MacGowan, 2001
5
Hugh Miller's Memoir: From Stonemason to Geologist
The centrepiece of this book is the autobiographical memoir written by the celebrated Scottish geologist, writer and newspaper editor Hugh Miller from 1829 to 1830.
Hugh Miller, Michael Shortland, 1995
6
Conversation with a stonemason: poems
A visionary with an ingrained sense of history, this poet's deep concern is social justice, but her love of visual beauty will not be denied"--Colette Inez. "D. H. Melhem is one of our brilliant contemporary talents"--Gwendolyn Brooks.
D. H. Melhem, 2003
7
Guided by a Stonemason: Exploring the Cathedrals, Abbeys and ...
"First published in 1997 by I.B. Tauris & Co."--T.p. verso.
Thomas Maude, 2011
8
Reminiscences of a Stonemason...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Working Man, 2012
9
Myth, Legend, Dust: Critical Responses to Cormac McCarthy
Edwin. T. Arnold. Cormac. McCarthy's. The. Stonemason: the. unmaking. of. a. play. Because Cormac McCarthy is recognized primarily as a novelist, it came as a surprise when Richard B. Woodward, in his April 19, 1992 New York Times ...
Rick Wallach, 2000
10
The Stonemason's Playground: A 15-Minute Horror Story for ...
Directions: Read the book: The Stonemason's Playground. Find threesentences in the book which have a prepositional phrase. Highlight the prepositional phrase in pink or write the sentence on a paper and underline the prepositional phrase.
Caitlind L. Alexander

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STONEMASON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term stonemason is used in the context of the following news items.
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Stonemason who carried out two unprovoked assaults jailed for …
A stonemason who carried out two unprovoked serious assaults one of which was on a friend has been jailed for three and half years. «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
2
Minster apprentice stonemason competes for best in world title
His stonemasonry tutor at York College said: “From day one Sam had a natural ability with stone, producing advanced work at a young age. He deserves his ... «The Press, York, Jun 15»
3
WA company fined over stonemason's death
A PERTH-BASED benchtop manufacturer will not be able to pay its $120,000 fine for causing the death of a stonemason because the company is in liquidation. «NEWS.com.au, Apr 15»
4
Ex-stonemason denies two murders
Leslie Ross has denied murdering two women. A former stonemason from Northern Ireland has pleaded not guilty to murdering two former girlfriends. «Belfast Telegraph, Apr 15»
5
Stonemason facing murder trial
... murders of Margaret Weise and Michelle Bickerstaff. A former stonemason from Northern Ireland is to stand trial accused of murdering two former girlfriends. «Belfast Telegraph, Mar 15»
6
Finn Russell, former stonemason, hopes to chisel out Six Nations …
He said: "I was a stonemason for three years after leaving school. On rainy days it could be pretty miserable. It was for a company in Thornhill near Stirling and I ... «Herald Scotland, Feb 15»
7
Mystery over tragic electric fire death of Stroud stonemason Andrew …
The former partner of stonemason Andrew Sheppard who died in a flat fire in Stroud has described him as a 'lovely person' who she thought of as her soulmate. «Gloucester Citizen, Jan 15»
8
Stonemason pours medieval skills into mountain shrine
It has taken Antoni Roki nine months to deliver his latest baby. The stonemason has put much love into shaping the sandstone, bluestone and white onyx that ... «ABC Local, Nov 14»
9
Cavendish Masonry fined for corporate manslaughter
A stonemasonry company whose employee was crushed to death by a two-tonne limestone block has been ordered to pay more than £237,000 in fines and ... «BBC News, Nov 14»
10
Stonemason Shane Nolan: 'My job is the best in the world'
If there's one thing that gets Shane Nolan fired up, it's the subject of brickwork and pointing. Nolan, a facade conservation stonemason – one of the most ... «Irish Times, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Stonemason [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/stonemason>. Nov 2019 ».
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