Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hole

8 senses of hole

Sense 1
hole -- (an opening into or through something)
       => opening, gap -- (an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall")

Sense 2
hole -- (an opening deliberately made in or through something)
       => opening -- (a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door")

Sense 3
hole, golf hole -- (one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; "he played 18 holes")
       => playing period, period of play, play -- ((in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning")

Sense 4
hole -- (an unoccupied space)
       => space -- (an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth")

Sense 5
hole, hollow -- (a depression hollowed out of solid matter)
       => natural depression, depression -- (a sunken or depressed geological formation)

Sense 6
hole -- (a fault; "he shot holes in my argument")
       => defect, fault, flaw -- (an imperfection in an object or machine; "a flaw caused the crystal to shatter"; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer")

Sense 7
fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish -- (informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage")
       => difficulty -- (a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome; "grappling with financial difficulties")

Sense 8
trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob -- (informal terms for the mouth)
       => mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris -- (the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hole

2 senses of hole

Sense 1
hole, hole out -- (hit the ball into the hole)
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 2
hole -- (make holes in)
       => hollow, hollow out, core out -- (remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk")

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