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Synonyms for puncture
ˈpʌŋk tʃərpunc·ture

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  1. puncturenoun

    tyre, flat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. puncturenoun

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

  2. puncturenoun

    a small hole made by a sharp object

  3. punctureverb

    the act of puncturing or perforating

  4. punctureverb

    pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into

    "puncture a tire"


  5. punctureverb

    make by piercing

    "puncture a hole"


  6. deflate, punctureverb

    reduce or lessen the size or importance of

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


  7. punctureverb

    cause to lose air pressure or collapse by piercing

    "puncture an air balloon"


  8. punctureverb

    be pierced or punctured

    "The tire punctured"


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. puncturenoun

    small hole

  2. punctureverb

    prick, perforate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. punctureverb

    prick, perforate, pierce

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "puncture":

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

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Tina Wismer:

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

  5. 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.

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