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Synonyms for drill
drɪldrill

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. drill

    Exercise, in the ordinary sense, is the easy natural action of any power; exertion is the putting of any power to strain and tax. An exercise-drive for a horse is so much as will develop strength and health and not appreciably weary. But by qualifying adjectives we may bring exercise up to the full sense of exertion; as, violent exercise. Exercise is action taken at any time with a view to employing, maintaining, or increasing power, or merely for enjoyment; practise is systematic exercise with a view to the acquirement of facility and skill in some pursuit; a person takes a walk for exercise, or takes time for practise on the piano. Practise is also used of putting into action and effect what one has learned or holds as a theory; as, the practise of law or medicine; a profession of religion is good, but the practise of it is better. Drill is systematic, rigorous, and commonly enforced practise under a teacher or commander. Compare HABIT.

    Synonyms:
    act, action, activity, application, employment, exercise, exertion, occupation, operation, performance, practise, use

    Antonyms:
    idleness, inaction, inactivity, relaxation, rest

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. drill

    Synonyms:
    teach, exercise, instruct, train, ordinate, discipline

    Antonyms:
    confuse, disarrange, disorder, misinstruct, miseducate, dishabituate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drillnoun

    a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)

    Synonyms:
    exercise, practice session, practice, recitation

  2. drill, Mandrillus leucophaeusnoun

    similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored

    Synonyms:
    exercise, practice session, practice, recitation

  3. exercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitationnoun

    systematic training by multiple repetitions

    "practice makes perfect"

    Synonyms:
    physical exercise, usage, use, practice, praxis, recital, practice session, utilisation, example, utilization, class period, employment, exercising, pattern, course session, reading, recitation, workout, physical exertion, exercise

  4. drillverb

    (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms

    Synonyms:
    exercise, practice session, practice, recitation

  5. 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"

    Synonyms:
    tire, practise, practice, exercise, bore

  6. drillverb

    train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons

    Synonyms:
    exercise, practise, bore, practice

  7. drill, exercise, practice, practiseverb

    learn by repetition

    "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales"

    Synonyms:
    rehearse, practise, exercise, commit, use, bore, do, work, work out, practice, apply, exert

  8. drillverb

    teach by repetition

    Synonyms:
    exercise, practise, bore, practice

  9. drillverb

    undergo military training or do military exercises

    Synonyms:
    exercise, practise, bore, practice

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drillverb

    Synonyms:
    pierce, perforate, bore

  2. drillverb

    Synonyms:
    instruct, exercise, teach, train

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. drillverb

    Synonyms:
    perforate, pierce, bore, train, discipline, exercise

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How to use drill in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Bomfleur:

    All we found are fragments of the drill-bit–shaped 'head regions,' ornamented midpiece regions that presumably contain the nuclei, and very long, whiplike tails, some attached to the midpiece regions.

  2. Ehud Barak:

    You're asking and demanding America to respect your sovereignty when making a decision to do it even if America objects and it's against her interests, you can't go in the opposite direction and force America in when they're here on a drill that was known ahead of time.

  3. William Mathis:

    There's a lot of drill and practice and just incredibly dull teaching.

  4. Abbie Clements:

    I remember in particular one fire drill. I remember grabbing onto my students, running out, crying, they didn't see me [ crying ] because they're small, but my heart was racing.

  5. Mike Breard:

    If you cut your budget 60 percent, you may drill 40 percent fewer wells and your production is going to drop a considerable amount.


Translations for drill

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  • тренировка, бургия, пробивам, обучавам се, строева подготовка, свредел, мандрил, габардин, бормашина, обучавам, сондирам, тренирамBulgarian
  • foradar, perforarCatalan, Valencian
  • vrtačka, vrtatCzech
  • bor, dril, boreDanish
  • Drill, bohren, schleifen, drillen, Bohrer, BohrmaschineGerman
  • δράπανο, άσκηση, τρυπώ, εκπαιδεύω, γυμνάσιοGreek
  • taladro, dril, simulacro, perforar, entrenar, taladradora, repetición, repetir, averiguarSpanish
  • drillima, trell, trellpuurEstonian
  • درلPersian
  • harjoitella, harjoittaa, ''Urosalpinx'', äkseerätä, teroittaa, pamauttaa, porata, suodattaa, viekoitella, pora, drilli, istukka, vako, harjoitus, harjoite, noro, harjoituttaa, tähdentää, porautua, [[kylvää]] [[vakoon]], kylvää [[riviin]], kuluttaaFinnish
  • rabâcher, approfondir, foreuse, drill, coutil, perceuse, exercice, entraînement, percer, entraîner, chignole, forerFrench
  • drilleyManx
  • מקדחה, קדח, תרגלHebrew
  • fúrógép, gyakorlatozás, gyakorlatozik, besulykol, fúrHungarian
  • borIcelandic
  • trivellare, crivellare, scavare, esercitazione, punta, perforare, addestrare, addestrarsi, esercitare, esercitarsi, inculcare, trapano, trapanareItalian
  • ドリル, 訓練Japanese
  • ბურღიGeorgian
  • terebra, transfigereLatin
  • urbtLatvian
  • hōrete, niho, ore, tūwiri, wiriMāori
  • latihanMalay
  • trapan, driller, goljaMaltese
  • instampen, drillen, blokken, graven, borenDutch
  • bor, drill, drille, terpe, bore, dypdykkeNorwegian
  • wiertarka, wiertłoPolish
  • furar, furadeira, perfurar, treinar, treinoPortuguese
  • burghiu, sfredel, gauriRomanian
  • дрель, дрил, тик, бормашина, сверли́ть, бури́ть, бур, муштра, обучать, строевая подготовка, вдалбливать, вдолбить, копать, бурав, коловорот, сверло, пёрка, муштровать, тренировать, тренировка, тренироваться, обучаться, копнутьRussian
  • бушилица, bušilicaSerbo-Croatian
  • vrtati, vrtalnik, izvrtatiSlovene
  • turjelëAlbanian
  • borrsväng, borra, träna, drilla, undersöka, borr, borrmaskin, drill, nötaSwedish
  • kwataSwahili
  • thực hànhVietnamese

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