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Synonyms for hole
hoʊl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hole(noun)

    an opening into or through something

    Synonyms:
    maw, trap, golf hole, cakehole, jam, muddle, yap, pickle, gob, fix, hollow, kettle of fish, mess

  2. hole(noun)

    an opening deliberately made in or through something

    Synonyms:
    maw, trap, golf hole, cakehole, jam, muddle, yap, pickle, gob, fix, hollow, kettle of fish, mess

  3. hole, golf hole(noun)

    one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course

    "he played 18 holes"

    Synonyms:
    maw, trap, golf hole, cakehole, jam, muddle, yap, pickle, gob, fix, hollow, kettle of fish, mess

  4. hole(noun)

    an unoccupied space

    Synonyms:
    maw, trap, golf hole, cakehole, jam, muddle, yap, pickle, gob, fix, hollow, kettle of fish, mess

  5. hole, hollow(noun)

    a depression hollowed out of solid matter

    Synonyms:
    maw, trap, golf hole, cakehole, jam, muddle, holler, yap, pickle, gob, fix, hollow, kettle of fish, mess

  6. hole(noun)

    a fault

    "he shot holes in my argument"

    Synonyms:
    maw, trap, golf hole, cakehole, jam, muddle, yap, pickle, gob, fix, hollow, kettle of fish, mess

  7. fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish(noun)

    informal terms for a difficult situation

    "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, smother, peck, mint, crush, plenty, lot, location, locating, localisation, raft, quite a little, passel, fix, mare's nest, press, jam, pile, muckle, fixture, mend, golf hole, electronic jamming, good deal, maw, fixing, mending, sight, gob, trap, deal, pickle, flock, stack, kettle of fish, fuddle, wad, messiness, hatful, mickle, hollow, heap, great deal, mess, repair, clutter, mess hall, mass, jamming, batch, yap, mountain, welter, spate, mussiness, slew, localization, jumble, cakehole, muss, muddle, reparation, pot

  8. trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob(verb)

    informal terms for the mouth

    Synonyms:
    seafarer, trap, kettle of fish, yap, snare, gob, sand trap, hollow, tar, old salt, pickle, sea dog, mariner, lying in wait, mess, fix, seaman, ambush, maw, muddle, golf hole, ambuscade, bunker, jam, cakehole

  9. hole, hole out(verb)

    hit the ball into the hole

    Synonyms:
    hole out

  10. hole(verb)

    make holes in

    Synonyms:
    hole out

Editors Contribution

  1. spelunking

    Submitted by anonymous on January 24, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hole(n.)

    Synonyms:
    perforation, aperture, opening

  2. hole(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cavity, cave, cavern, hollow, concavity, excavation

  3. hole(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hovel, kennel, den, mean habitation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hole":

    orifice, loch, shithole, hellhole, foxhole, holes, gat, peephole, port, pit, stockade, dump, brig, gap, loophole, jail, drill, borehole, pothole, pozo

How to pronounce hole?

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How to say hole in sign language?

  1. hole

How to use hole in a sentence?

  1. Tony Colaprete:

    We wanted to make as large of a hole as possible to get as much materials out of the shadows and into the sunlight.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Mitt Romney let us down. He should've won that election. He failed. He choked, no different than a golfer who misses a putt on the 18th hole.

  3. Doug Collins:

    Democrats on the committee are planning on voting on how the investigation is defined, through a resolution that would set the boundaries of the probe, Politico reported. Doug Collins pointed out what Doug Collins believes are problems with how Democrats have conducted their investigation, claiming that they have acted outside the boundaries of House rules and may have made misrepresentations in court filings. They have portrayed themselves in just a terrible way over the last eight months and they keep digging their hole.

  4. Former Minnesota congresswoman Michelle Bachmann:

    If you’re going against the tide in D.C., if you’re trying to stand for biblical principles in D.C. and you stick your head up out of the hole, you know, the blades come whirring and they try to chop you off, this is not an easy place to be.

  5. Sheperd Doeleman:

    We have seen what we thought was unseeable, we have seen and taken a picture of a black hole.


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