Synonyms for (noun) drill

Synonyms: drill

Definition: (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms

Similar words: training, grooming, preparation

Definition: activity leading to skilled behavior


Synonyms: drill, practice, practice session, recitation, exercise

Definition: systematic training by multiple repetitions

Usage: practice makes perfect

Similar words: training, grooming, preparation

Definition: activity leading to skilled behavior


Synonyms: Mandrillus leucophaeus, drill

Definition: similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored

Similar words: baboon

Definition: large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles


Synonyms: drill

Definition: a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)

Similar words: tool

Definition: an implement used in the practice of a vocation

Synonyms for (verb) drill

Synonyms: drill

Definition: train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons

Similar words: prepare, train, develop, educate

Definition: create by training and teaching

Usage: The old master is training world-class violinists; we develop the leaders for the future


Synonyms: drill

Definition: undergo military training or do military exercises

Similar words: train, prepare

Definition: undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession

Usage: She is training to be a teacher; He trained as a legal aid


Synonyms: drill, exercise, practice, practise

Definition: learn by repetition

Usage: We drilled French verbs every day; Pianists practice scales

Similar words: take, study, read, learn

Definition: be a student of a certain subject

Usage: She is reading for the bar exam


Synonyms: drill

Definition: teach by repetition

Similar words: teach, learn, instruct

Definition: impart skills or knowledge to

Usage: I taught them French; He instructed me in building a boat


Synonyms: drill, bore

Definition: make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool

Usage: don't drill here, there's a gas pipe; drill a hole into the wall; drill for oil; carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope