Dictionary Results for bore


1. bore - noun

· a person who evokes boredom

Synonym(s): dullard

Hypernym(s): unpleasant_person, disagreeable_person




2. bore - noun

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

Synonym(s): tidal_bore, eagre, aegir, eager

Hypernym(s): tidal_flow, tidal_current




3. bore - noun

· diameter of a tube or gun barrel

Synonym(s): gauge, caliber, calibre

Hypernym(s): diameter, diam




4. bore - noun

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

Synonym(s): bore-hole, drill_hole

Hypernym(s): excavation




5. bore - verb

· cause to be bored

Synonym(s): tire

Antonym(s): interest




6. bore - verb

· make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool; "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"; "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall"

Synonym(s): drill

Hypernym(s): cut




7. bear - verb

· have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"

Hypernym(s): have, feature




8. bear - verb

· cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"

Synonym(s): give_birth, deliver, birth, have

Hypernym(s): produce, bring_forth




9. bear - verb

· put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

Synonym(s): digest, endure, stick_out, stomach, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put_up

Hypernym(s): permit, allow, let, countenance




10. bear - verb

· move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"

Hypernym(s): transport, carry




11. bear - verb

· bring forth; "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"

Synonym(s): turn_out

Hypernym(s): make, create




12. bear - verb

· take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"

Synonym(s): take_over, accept, assume

Hypernym(s): take




13. bear - verb

· contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"

Synonym(s): hold, carry, contain

Hypernym(s): include




14. bear - verb

· bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"

Synonym(s): yield, pay

Hypernym(s): gain, take_in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull_in, bring_in




15. bear - verb

· have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"

Synonym(s): wear

Hypernym(s): have, feature




16. bear - verb

· behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

Synonym(s): behave, acquit, deport, conduct, comport, carry

Hypernym(s): hold, carry, bear, act, move




17. bear - verb

· have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; "She bears the title of Duchess"; "He held the governorship for almost a decade"

Synonym(s): hold

Hypernym(s): have, have_got, hold




18. bear - verb

· support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"

Synonym(s): hold, carry




19. bear - verb

· be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"

Synonym(s): have_a_bun_in_the_oven, carry, gestate, expect

Hypernym(s): give_birth, deliver, bear, birth, have





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