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Synonyms and Antonyms of puncture

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puncture

synonym (synonym of puncture)

  • (verb.communication)
    reduce or lessen the size or importance of (verb.communication)
     

hypernym (puncture IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a small hole made by a sharp object (noun.artifact)
    an opening deliberately made in or through something (noun.artifact)
     
  • be pierced or punctured (verb.change)
    become separated into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
     
  • cause to lose air pressure or collapse by piercing (verb.change)
    decrease the pressure of (verb.change)
     
  • loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object (noun.event)
    an instance of misfortune (noun.event)
     
  • make by piercing (verb.contact)
    make or cause to be or to become (verb.creation)
     
  • pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into (verb.contact)
    make a hole into (verb.contact)
     
  • reduce or lessen the size or importance of (verb.communication)
    belittle (verb.communication)
     
  • the act of puncturing or perforating (noun.act)
    any specific behavior (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF puncture relation)

  • a small hole made by a sharp object (noun.artifact)
    a small puncture that might have been made by a pin (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    small puncture (as if made by a pin) (noun.artifact)
     
  • pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into (verb.contact)
    puncture and scar (the skin), as for purposes or tribal identification or rituals (verb.contact)
     
  • the act of puncturing or perforating (noun.act)
    (surgery) the act of puncturing a body cavity or organ with a hollow needle in order to draw out fluid (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of puncturing with a small point (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (medicine) puncture of a vein through the skin in order to withdraw blood for analysis or to start an intravenous drip or to inject medication or a ra more.. (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from puncture)

  • be pierced or punctured (verb.change)
    loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object (noun.event)
     
  • reduce or lessen the size or importance of (verb.communication)
    a statistical factor designed to remove the effect of inflation; inflation adjusted variables are in constant dollars (noun.possession)
     
  • the act of puncturing or perforating (noun.act)
    be pierced or punctured (verb.change)
     
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