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

5 senses of puncture

Sense 1
puncture -- (pierce with a pointed object; make a hole into; "puncture a tire")
       => pierce -- (make a hole into; "The needle pierced her flesh")

Sense 2
puncture -- (make by piercing; "puncture a hole")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 3
deflate, puncture -- (reduce or lessen the size or importance of; "The bad review of his work deflated his self-confidence")
       => deprecate, depreciate, vilipend -- (belittle; "The teacher should not deprecate his student's efforts")

Sense 4
puncture -- (cause to lose air pressure or collapse by piercing; "puncture an air balloon")
       => depressurize, depressurise, decompress -- (decrease the pressure of; "depressurize the cabin in the air plane")

Sense 5
puncture -- (be pierced or punctured; "The tire punctured")
       => break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart -- (become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart")

Antonyms of adj punctured

1 sense of punctured

Sense 1
pierced, perforated, perforate, punctured -- (having a hole cut through; "pierced ears"; "a perforated eardrum"; "a punctured balloon")

INDIRECT (VIA cut) -> uncut -- (not cut)

Similarity of adj punctured

1 sense of punctured

Sense 1
pierced, perforated, perforate, punctured -- (having a hole cut through; "pierced ears"; "a perforated eardrum"; "a punctured balloon")
       => cut (vs. uncut) -- (separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument; "the cut surface was mottled"; "cut tobacco"; "blood from his cut forehead"; "bandages on her cut wrists")

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