What is another word for pore?

Synonyms for pore
pɔr, poʊrpore

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. porenoun

    any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)

    Synonyms:
    stoma, stomate

  2. porenoun

    any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

    Synonyms:
    stoma, stomate

  3. stoma, stomate, poreverb

    a minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass

    Synonyms:
    stoma, stomate

  4. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivetverb

    direct one's attention on something

    "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"

    Synonyms:
    decoct, center on, concentrate on, focus, concentrate, sharpen, centralise, focus on, concenter, contract, digest, revolve around, condense, focalise, centre, center, boil down, focalize, revolve about, reduce, rivet, concentre, centralize

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  1. ostium

    the word represents a small opening into a body part like the skin or an opening of a tube or a canal (pleural is ostia).

    the ureters, the fallopian tubes, an artery (like a coronary artery).

    Submitted by JP03 on October 30, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. porenoun

    Synonyms:
    orifice, spiracle, small opening

  2. poreverb

    Synonyms:
    brood, dwell, look steadily, fix the attention, give one's mind

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pore":

    interstitial, pore-water, pores, porosity, porous

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How to use pore in a sentence?

  1. William Wycherley:

    Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em.

  2. Ken Paxton:

    This case is about abusing the power of the subpoena to force Exxon to turn over many decades’ worth of records, so an attorney general with an agenda can pore over them in hopes of finding something incriminating, [It] ... represents an effort to punish Exxon for daring to hold an opinion on climate change that differs from that of radical environmentalists.

  3. Caitlyn Milton at Tomnod:

    Using high-resolution satellite imagery, we can engage a global community of online volunteers to pore over the imagery pixel by pixel.

  4. Dylan Thomas:

    From my point of view the worst thing would be for it to end up in the hands of a private collector who locks it up in a bank vault for 50 years, it was hard to keep my hands off it -- I just want to pore through it, to be able to read every word in his crabbed, backwards-sloping hand -- it is such a covetable object.


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