Synonyms for bore

Synonyms for (noun) bore

Synonyms: bore, bore-hole, drill hole

Definition: a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes

Similar words: excavation

Definition: a hole in the ground made by excavating

Synonyms: caliber, calibre, bore, gauge

Definition: diameter of a tube or gun barrel

Similar words: diam, diameter

Definition: the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference

Synonyms: tidal bore, eager, eagre, aegir, bore

Definition: a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)

Similar words: tidal current, tidal flow

Definition: the water current caused by the tides

Synonyms: bore, dullard

Definition: a person who evokes boredom

Similar words: unpleasant person, disagreeable person

Definition: a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Synonyms for (verb) bore

Synonyms: drill, bore

Definition: make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool

Usage: don't drill here, there's a gas pipe; drill a hole into the wall; drill for oil; carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope

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