Synonyms for perforate

Synonyms for (verb) perforate

Synonyms: penetrate, perforate

Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest

Similar words: move into, get in, get into, go in, go into, enter, come in

Definition: to come or go into

Usage: the boat entered an area of shallow marshes

Synonyms: punch, perforate

Definition: make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation

Usage: perforate the sheets of paper

Similar words: pierce

Definition: make a hole into

Usage: The needle pierced her flesh

Synonyms for (adj) perforate

Synonyms: perforate, perforated, pierced, punctured

Definition: having a hole cut through

Usage: pierced ears; a perforated eardrum; a punctured balloon

Similar words: cut

Definition: separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument

Usage: the cut surface was mottled; cut tobacco; blood from his cut forehead; bandages on her cut wrists

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