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

3 senses of pore

Sense 1
pore -- (any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas))
       => hole -- (an unoccupied space)

Sense 2
pore -- (any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal)
       => duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel -- (a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs")

Sense 3
stoma, stomate, pore -- (a minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass)
       => aperture -- (a natural opening in something)

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

1 sense of pore

Sense 1
concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet -- (direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies")
       => think, cogitate, cerebrate -- (use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere")

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