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bore

synonym (synonym of bore)

  • (noun.person)
    a person who evokes boredom (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    diameter of a tube or gun barrel (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    cause to be bored (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool (verb.contact)
     

antonym (antonym of bore)

  • (verb.emotion)
    excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of (verb.emotion)
     

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

  • a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) (noun.event)
    the water current caused by the tides (noun.event)
     
  • a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes (noun.artifact)
    a hole in the ground made by excavating (noun.artifact)
     
  • a person who evokes boredom (noun.person)
    a person who is not pleasant or agreeable (noun.person)
     
  • diameter of a tube or gun barrel (noun.attribute)
    the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference (noun.attribute)
     
  • make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool (verb.contact)
    separate with or as if with an instrument (verb.contact)
     

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

  • a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes (noun.artifact)
    drill hole for a charge of an explosive (noun.artifact)
     
  • a person who evokes boredom (noun.person)
    a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a bore who makes excessive use of platitudes (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a bore who is extremely formal, pompous, and old-fashioned (noun.person)
     
  • make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool (verb.contact)
    initiate drilling operations, as for petroleum (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    drill in an opposite direction (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from bore)

  • a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes (noun.artifact)
    make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool (verb.contact)
     
  • a person who evokes boredom (noun.person)
    become less interesting or attractive (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    cause to be bored (verb.emotion)
     
  • cause to be bored (verb.emotion)
    a person who evokes boredom (noun.person)
     
  • diameter of a tube or gun barrel (noun.attribute)
    measure the caliber of (verb.cognition)
     
  • make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool (verb.contact)
    the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of drilling (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    any of various insects or larvae or mollusks that bore into wood (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a drill for penetrating rock (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a rotating power drill powered by an electric motor (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    diameter of a tube or gun barrel (noun.attribute)
     

domain category (bore is domain category of ....)

  • a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes (noun.artifact)
    the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth (noun.act)
     
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