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Bore (third-person singular simple present Bores, present participle boring, simple past and past participle bored)

  1. (transitive) To make a hole through something.
  2. (transitive) To inspire boredom in somebody; to disinterest.
  3. Simple past of bear.


Bore (plural Bores)
  1. A hole drilled or milled through something, as in the bore of a cannon
  2. A capped well drilled to tap artesian water. The place where the well exists.
  3. One who inspires boredom or lack of interest.
  4. A sudden and rapid flow of tide in certain rivers and estuaries which rolls up as a wave; an eagre.

Adjectives for Bore

deadly; highest; dreadful; everlasting; colossal; ignorant; ceaseless; veritable; incomparable; intimate; fearful; unmitigated; amiable; horrid; practiced.

Adverbs for Bore

faintly; heartily; dreadfully; everlastingly; colossally; ceaselessly; incomparably; unmitigatedly; horridly; agonizingly.

Synonyms for Bore

weary, tire, fatigue, annoy, drill, tunnel, burrow, pierce.

Antonyms for Bore

amuse, interest.



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