HyperDic: perforate

English > 3 senses of the word perforate:
VERBcontactperforate, punchmake a hole into or between, as for ease of separation
contactperforate, penetratepass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
ADJECTIVEallperforate, pierced, perforated, puncturedhaving a hole cut through
perforate > pronunciation
Soundsper'ferey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > perforate: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a hole cut through.
Example "a perforated eardrum"
Synonymspierced, perforated, punctured
Broadercutseparated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
Spanishagujereado, perforado
English > perforate: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake a hole into or between, as for ease of separation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"perforate the sheets of paper"
Synonympunch
Broaderpiercemake a hole into
Spanishperforar, taladrar
Catalanforadar, perforar, picar, trepar
Nounsperforationthe act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation)
perforationa line of small holes for tearing at a particular place
English > perforate: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningPass into or through, often by overcoming resistance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonympenetrate
Narrowerbreakpierce or penetrate
cutpenetrate injuriously
foraybriefly enter enemy territory
honeycombpenetrate thoroughly and into every part
immerse, plungethrust or throw into
ingrain, grainThoroughly work in
interpenetrate, permeatepenetrate mutually or be interlocked
ooze throughRun slowly and gradually
percolate, sink in, permeate, filterPass through
permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddleSpread or diffuse through
piercemake a hole into
pierce, thrustpenetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
piercecut or make a way through
poke intoEnter briefly
probe, dig into, poke intoExamine physically with or as if with a probe
sneak in, creep inEnter surreptitiously
storm, forceTake by force
strikepierce with force
tunnelForce a way / way through
Broaderenter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move intoTo come or go into
Spanishadentrarse, penetrar, profundizar
Catalanaprofundir, penetrar, profunditzar
Nounsperforationa hole made in something

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