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Synonyms for puncture
ˈpʌŋk tʃər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. puncture(noun)

    loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object

  2. puncture(noun)

    a small hole made by a sharp object

  3. puncture(verb)

    the act of puncturing or perforating

  4. puncture(verb)

    pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into

    "puncture a tire"

    Synonyms:
    deflate

  5. puncture(verb)

    make by piercing

    "puncture a hole"

    Synonyms:
    deflate

  6. deflate, puncture(verb)

    reduce or lessen the size or importance of

    "The bad review of his work deflated his self-confidence"

    Synonyms:
    deflate

  7. puncture(verb)

    cause to lose air pressure or collapse by piercing

    "puncture an air balloon"

    Synonyms:
    deflate

  8. puncture(verb)

    be pierced or punctured

    "The tire punctured"

    Synonyms:
    deflate

Wiktionary

  1. puncture(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tyre, flat

Editors Contribution

  1. penetrate

    a stick into

    the addict will sometimes penetrate his arm with a syringe to inject drugs directly into his blood stream.

    Submitted by rinat on June 1, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. puncture(n.)

    Synonyms:
    small hole

  2. puncture(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    prick, perforate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. puncture(v)

    Synonyms:
    prick, perforate, pierce

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "puncture":

    perforation, keypunch, lumbar, perforating, keying, punching, blowout

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How to use puncture in a sentence?

  1. Virginia Woolf:

    Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.

  2. Tina Wismer:

    If they puncture and open the batteries, they can potentially cause burns in the mouth.

  3. Toronto Mississauga paleontologist Kirstin Brink:

    But the serrations were most efficient for piercing flesh and gripping it while ripping off a chunk of meat, called the 'puncture and pull' feeding style.

  4. Filippo Ganna:

    When I see the puncture, I think,' Ah, today unlucky, I lose the race', i changed the bike really well, really fast, like a Formula One race, and then when I crossed the line I think, ‘ OK, now will win Cavagna, ’ because he’s a really good rider, really good time trial.

  5. Corey Feldman:

    He got one stab in, that was it. And it was a very small [puncture], it was bleeding, but it was like a dot. So I don’t know if he just got me with just the tip of the knife, or if he got me with a syringe. That’s the part we don’t know.

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