Antonyms
Etymology

1. bore

verb. ['ˈbɔr'] cause to be bored.

Antonyms

  • low quality

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word bore


1. Noun, singular or mass
Continue to slowly tighten the tool by hand until the caliper piston is fully retracted into the bore.

2. Verb, base form
But if they are properly secured, you can easily bore holes into them with a power drill.

3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
A September 2018 study in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition bore this out.

Quotes containing the word bore


1. The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
- H. L. Mencken

2. The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
- Voltaire

3. Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?
- Friedrich Nietzsche

2. bore-hole

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

Synonyms

  • drill hole
  • shot hole
  • excavation

Antonyms

  • natural object

3. bore

verb. ['ˈbɔr'] make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool.

Synonyms

  • counter-drill
  • drill
  • spud
  • trepan

Antonyms

  • start
  • stand still
  • inferiority
  • superiority

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bore

noun. ['ˈbɔr'] diameter of a tube or gun barrel.

Synonyms

  • diameter
  • caliber
  • diam
  • gauge

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bore

noun. ['ˈbɔr'] a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary).

Synonyms

  • tidal current
  • eagre
  • eager
  • aegir
  • tidal bore

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • undiluted
  • uncastrated
  • attend

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bore

noun. ['ˈbɔr'] a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes.

Synonyms

  • shot hole
  • excavation
  • bore-hole

Antonyms

  • unenthusiastic
  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bore

noun. ['ˈbɔr'] a person who evokes boredom.

Synonyms

  • platitudinarian
  • nudnik
  • stuffed shirt
  • disagreeable person
  • unpleasant person
  • gasbag
  • nudnick
  • dullard

Antonyms

  • erase
  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed

Etymology

  • borian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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