What is another word for bore?

Synonyms for bore
bɔr, boʊrbore

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bore

    annoy, busy, disquiet, distract, disturb, tire, weary

    amuse, beguile, cheer, delight, disport, divert, enliven, entertain, gratify, interest, occupy, please, recreate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bore

    perforate, pierce, weary, penetrate

    please, gratify, delight

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bore, dullardnoun

    a person who evokes boredom

    tidal bore, stupid person, caliber, gauge, pudding head, dolt, eagre, eager, calibre, stupid, stupe, dullard, pillock, pudden-head, poor fish, drill hole, bore-hole, aegir


  2. tidal bore, bore, eagre, aegir, eagernoun

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

    dullard, aegir, eager, bore-hole, eagre, drill hole, calibre, caliber, tidal bore, gauge


  3. bore, gauge, caliber, calibrenoun

    diameter of a tube or gun barrel

    dullard, gage, aegir, eager, bore-hole, standard of measurement, eagre, drill hole, quality, calibre, caliber, tidal bore, gauge


  4. bore, bore-hole, drill holeverb

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

    dullard, aegir, eager, bore-hole, eagre, drill hole, calibre, caliber, tidal bore, gauge


  5. bore, tireverb

    cause to be bored

    fag out, weary, play out, wear upon, pall, drill, fatigue, run down, exhaust, tire, wear out, sap, wear, outwear, tire out, wear down, jade


  6. bore, drillverb

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

    "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"

    tire, practise, drill, practice, exercise


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. boreverb

    perforate, pierce, drill

  2. boreverb

    weary (by tedious repetition), fatigue, plague, trouble, vex, worry, annoy

  3. borenoun

    hole, calibre

  4. borenoun

    proser, button-holder

  5. borenoun

    eagre, great tidal flood

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. borenoun

    perforation, caliber, tiresome person, proser

  2. boreverb

    perforate, pierce, drill, weary, tire, annoy, fatigue

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bore":

    boron, diameter, piercing, bores, annoy, boring, boredom, wore

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How to use bore in a sentence?

  1. Frank Moore Colby:

    Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.

  2. Grant Woods:

    This is something that we've seen across the country from the most educated, most sophisticated patient to the least, and we're talking a matter of days not a matter of weeks or months or years. They knew—certainly should have known—that they were going to leave in their wake devastation across this country. Some believe prescription painkiller makers should have known how highly addictive their products were. (Reuters) Woods is helping Ohio sue several prescription painkiller manufacturers and is consulting with several others on their upcoming litigation against the same companies. The basis for their litigation is nearly identical to the strategy used by states against Big Tobacco in the 1990s. Both manufactured a product they allegedly knew to be highly addictive but downplayed the risk to the public. Once hooked, states bore the treatment cost of the resulting public health epidemic. INDIANA MAN KILLS DOCTOR WHO REFUSED TO PRESCRIBE WIFE OPIOIDS I think the responsibility goes to the doctors, goes to the medical rep, goes to the pharmaceutical companies, said Dr. Howard Samuels, founder of The Hills addiction treatment center in Los Angeles. Fox News spoke to several patients at Samuels’ in-patient facility. All of them told a similar story of receiving a painkiller prescription from their physician for anywhere from 60 to 120 pills of powerful opioids like Oxycontin, Vicodin or Norco. The cause of their pain ranged from an auto accident to a broken ankle. My back – I crushed the bottom three vertebrae, then they prescribed me Oxycontin, said a former high school football player from Ohio. A woman from New Jersey added, I was getting 120 oxy a month. When I told him my pain persisted after a few hours, he upped by dosage. Another patient started on Vicodin, but got so addicted he would buy any type of opioid he could find. The White House Office for National Drug Control Policy says 80 percent of heroin users today started their addiction when doctors prescribed pain killers. (Reuters) A doctor is the best drug dealer you can ever get, said the native Angeleno. Once he knew I had the cash I could get anything. My first prescription was $300, and about $150 a week after that. And when one pharmacy started to get suspicious, he told me where to go. TRUMP'S OPIOID COMMISSION CAN HELP KEEP DEADLY DRUGS OUT OF AMERICA While there is plenty of blame to go around, the 25 lawsuits already filed share similar allegations: - Deceptive ads suggesting opioids were effective treating chronic pain like back injuries; - marketing that downplayed the risk of addiction; - undisclosed use of paid doctors to promote the benefits of opioids - use of front groups to.

  3. Bashar Batayneh:

    Jordan bore the heavy load of the Syrian refugee crises on behalf of the international community and was deeply impacted regarding water. Refugees cost the water sector over $ 600 million per year while Jordan received a fraction of this amount from the international community.

  4. Paul Louis Courier:

    The surest way to get rid of a bore is to lend money to him.

  5. Zhang Hanwen:

    Remarkably for 30 million years, the entire first half of proboscidean evolution, only two of the eight groups evolved, most proboscideans over this time were nondescript herbivores ranging from the size of a pug to that of a boar. A few species got as big as a hippo, yet these lineages were evolutionary dead-ends. They all bore little resemblance to elephants.

Translations for bore

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  • تجويفArabic
  • дупка, досаден човек, отвор, вътрешен диаметърBulgarian
  • perforar, avorrir, rissaga, foradar, barrinarCatalan, Valencian
  • vyvrtat, vrtat, nuditCzech
  • bore, kedeDanish
  • bohren, langweilen, BohrungGerman
  • οπήGreek
  • tediEsperanto
  • aburrir, taladro, agujerear, perforar, horadarSpanish
  • tylsistyttää, porataFinnish
  • keða, boraFaroese
  • barber, ennuyer, mascaret, percerFrench
  • toll, cró gunna, cró, leadránaíIrish
  • towlManx
  • לשעמםHebrew
  • kifúr, untat, fúr, kivájHungarian
  • boraIcelandic
  • alesare, tediare, annoiareItalian
  • いらいらさせるJapanese
  • boreLatin
  • wiri, ore, rōrea, poka, oreoreMāori
  • vervelen, borenDutch
  • bore, kjedeNorwegian
  • entediar, chatear, cavar, aborrecerPortuguese
  • hut'kuyQuechua
  • gaurii, plictisiRomanian
  • надоесть, отве́рстие, буравить, зану́да, наскучивать, сверлить, надоедатьRussian
  • búšiti, дoсадњаковић, доса́дити, додијати, dosadnjaković, dodijati, бу́шити, dosađívati, dosáditi, сврдлати, svrdlati, досађи́ватиSerbo-Croatian
  • tråkmåns, tråka ut, borraSwedish
  • بورUrdu
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