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Synonyms for bore
bɔr, boʊrbore

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. bore

    perforate, pierce, weary, penetrate

    please, gratify, delight

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 2 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. borenoun

    perforation, caliber, tiresome person, proser

  2. boreverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  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. Doug Kenney:

    Cortney Brand said. Denver Basin Water is exploring the feasibility of pumping water far under the city, into the massive Denver Basin aquifer system to keep it there until the next dry spell. As Denver Water Resource Engineer Bob Peters points out, in the already arid American West, Drought is always on the horizon. We only get 15 inches of rainfall a year here in Denver Basin, and most of Denver Water comes from the mountain snowpack. That mountain snowpack melts and runs downstream, supplying water for much of the nation including the parched Southwest. When the snowpack fails the effects reach far beyond the region according to Doug Kenney, Director of the Western Water Policy Center at University of Colorado Law School. The California drought has really illustrated to people why drought in the West is important. If you consume vegetables in winter, you're probably getting those from Southern California, so from farm products to general economic health, not only do these things resonate throughout the rest of the country but throughout the rest of the world. A secondary source of water comes from underground aquifers which nature filled over the course of millions of years, and which humans are draining at a massive rate. Even though the aquifer system under the city of Denver Basin covers an area the size of the Connecticut, Peters said, The Denver Basin ground water is non-renewable so if you pump that water it's gone. What we're talking about is taking our renewable water supplies and injecting them into the aquifer to keep the aquifer replenished. With core samples taken every 10 feet down, the bore holes being drilled beneath Denver Basin will provide geologic data about how well the various open bowls in the rock will hold water without losing any to seepage or cracks. Cities like Phoenix, Wichita and San Antonio are already banking water underground and because it doesn't have the same downsides as above-ground reservoirs the method will surely become more common. Reservoirs are really tough to build, politically and financially, Kenney said.

  2. Henry Kissinger:

    The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it's their fault.

  3. Emily Crille:

    Right now, I'm 21 years old. And I'm thousands of dollars in debt, that wasn't something my parents bore. And it's really hard to plan a wedding, or even think about something like that when you owe so much money, you don't have a job, and you don't have a home.

  4. 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.

  5. Kevin Marino:

    In attempting to justify Mr. Frascatore’s indefensible conduct by reference to the risks and rigors of police work, Mr. Lynch badly disserves himself and the many honorable officers he is sworn to represent, nothing about Mr. Frascatore’s terrifying interaction with James Blake bore any resemblance to due process of law.

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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