Synonyms of bore in English

: bore1bore2

bore1


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verb

1‘you must bore a hole in the ceiling to pass the cable through’

SYNONYMS
drill, pierce, perforate, puncture, punch, cut
tunnel, burrow, mine, dig, dig out, gouge, gouge out, sink
make, create, put, drive

noun

1‘a large amount of water had been pumped from the well bore’

SYNONYMS
borehole, hole, well, shaft, pit, passage, tunnel

2‘the canon has a bore of 890 millimetres’

SYNONYMS
calibre, diameter, gauge

Synonyms of bore in English

: bore1bore2

bore2


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verb

1‘the news bored Philip so he didn't watch it’

SYNONYMS
be tedious to, pall on, stultify, stupefy, weary, tire, fatigue, send to sleep, exhaust, wear out, leave cold
bore to tears, bore to death, bore out of one's mind, bore stiff, bore rigid, bore stupid
informal turn off
rare hebetate
ANTONYMS

interest, entertain


noun

1‘the poetry reading turned out to be a great bore’

SYNONYMS
tedious thing, tiresome thing, nuisance, bother, pest, annoyance, trial, vexation, thorn in one's flesh
tiresome person, tedious person
informal drag, pain, pain in the neck, bind, headache, hassle
North American informal pain in the butt, nudnik
Australian informal fair cow
Australian, New Zealand informal nark
British informal, dated blighter, blister, pill
British vulgar slang pain in the arse
North American vulgar slang pain in the ass