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Synonyms for borebɔr, boʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bore, dullard(noun)

    a person who evokes boredom

    Synonyms:
    tidal bore, stupid person, caliber, bore, gauge, pudding head, dolt, eagre, eager, calibre, stupid, stupe, dullard, pillock, pudden-head, poor fish, drill hole, bore-hole, aegir

    Antonyms:
    interest

  2. tidal bore, bore, eagre, aegir, eager(noun)

    a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)

    Synonyms:
    dullard, aegir, eager, bore-hole, eagre, drill hole, bore, calibre, caliber, tidal bore, gauge

    Antonyms:
    interest

  3. bore, gauge, caliber, calibre(noun)

    diameter of a tube or gun barrel

    Synonyms:
    dullard, gage, aegir, eager, bore-hole, standard of measurement, eagre, drill hole, quality, bore, calibre, caliber, tidal bore, gauge

    Antonyms:
    interest

  4. bore, bore-hole, drill hole(verb)

    a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes

    Synonyms:
    dullard, aegir, eager, bore-hole, eagre, drill hole, bore, calibre, caliber, tidal bore, gauge

    Antonyms:
    interest

  5. bore, tire(verb)

    cause to be bored

    Synonyms:
    fag out, weary, play out, wear upon, bore, pall, drill, fatigue, run down, exhaust, tire, wear out, sap, wear, outwear, tire out, wear down, jade

    Antonyms:
    interest

  6. bore, drill(verb)

    make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool

    Synonyms:
    tire, practise, drill, practice, exercise, bore

    Antonyms:
    interest

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bore

    Synonyms:
    annoy, busy, disquiet, distract, disturb, tire, weary

    Antonyms:
    amuse, beguile, cheer, delight, disport, divert, enliven, entertain, gratify, interest, occupy, please, recreate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bore(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    perforate, pierce, drill

  2. bore(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    weary (by tedious repetition), fatigue, plague, trouble, vex, worry, annoy

  3. bore(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hole, calibre

  4. bore(n.)

    Synonyms:
    proser, button-holder

  5. bore(n.)

    Synonyms:
    eagre, great tidal flood

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

boron, diameter, piercing, bores, annoy, boring, boredom, wore


Translations for bore

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • вътрешен диаметър, отвор, дупка, досаден човекBulgarian
  • barrinar, foradar, rissaga, avorrir, perforarCatalan, Valencian
  • vyvrtat, nudit, vrtatCzech
  • kede, boreDanish
  • Bohrung, bohren, langweilenGerman
  • tediEsperanto
  • aburrir, horadar, agujerear, perforar, taladroSpanish
  • porata, tylsistyttääFinnish
  • keða, boraFaroese
  • ennuyer, barber, mascaret, percerFrench
  • leadránaí, cró, toll, cró gunnaIrish
  • towlManx
  • לשעמםHebrew
  • kiváj, fúr, kifúr, untatHungarian
  • boraIcelandic
  • tediare, alesare, annoiareItalian
  • いらいらさせるJapanese
  • wiri, rōrea, oreore, poka, oreMāori
  • boren, vervelenDutch
  • kjede, boreNorwegian
  • aborrecer, cavar, chatear, entediarPortuguese
  • hut'kuyQuechua
  • plictisi, gauriiRomanian
  • отве́рстие, надоедать, сверлить, наскучивать, зану́да, надоесть, буравитьRussian
  • дoсадњаковић, досађи́вати, svrdlati, сврдлати, dosáditi, dosađívati, бу́шити, dodijati, dosadnjaković, додијати, доса́дити, búšitiSerbo-Croatian
  • borra, tråka ut, tråkmånsSwedish
  • بورUrdu
  • Chinese

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