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Synonyms for bore
bɔr, boʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bore, dullard(noun)

    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, eager(noun)

    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, calibre(noun)

    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 hole(verb)

    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, tire(verb)

    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, drill(verb)

    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


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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bore(v. a.)

    perforate, pierce, drill

  2. bore(v. a.)

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

  3. bore(n.)

    hole, calibre

  4. bore(n.)

    proser, button-holder

  5. bore(n.)

    eagre, great tidal flood

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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Translations for bore

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  • вътрешен диаметър, отвор, дупка, досаден човекBulgarian
  • barrinar, foradar, rissaga, avorrir, perforarCatalan, Valencian
  • vyvrtat, nudit, vrtatCzech
  • kede, boreDanish
  • Bohrung, bohren, langweilenGerman
  • tediEsperanto
  • aburrir, horadar, agujerear, perforar, taladroSpanish
  • porata, tylsistyttääFinnish
  • keða, boraFaroese
  • ennuyer, barber, mascaret, percerFrench
  • leadránaí, cró, toll, cró gunnaIrish
  • towlManx
  • לשעמםHebrew
  • kiváj, fúr, kifúr, untatHungarian
  • boraIcelandic
  • tediare, alesare, annoiareItalian
  • いらいらさせるJapanese
  • wiri, rōrea, oreore, poka, oreMāori
  • boren, vervelenDutch
  • kjede, boreNorwegian
  • aborrecer, cavar, chatear, entediarPortuguese
  • hut'kuyQuechua
  • plictisi, gauriiRomanian
  • отве́рстие, надоедать, сверлить, наскучивать, зану́да, надоесть, буравитьRussian
  • дoсадњаковић, досађи́вати, svrdlati, сврдлати, dosáditi, dosađívati, бу́шити, dodijati, dosadnjaković, додијати, доса́дити, búšitiSerbo-Croatian
  • borra, tråka ut, tråkmånsSwedish
  • بورUrdu
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