Synonyms for (noun) hole

Synonyms: hole

Definition: an opening deliberately made in or through something

Similar words: opening

Definition: a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

Usage: they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door


Synonyms: hole, golf hole

Definition: one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course

Usage: he played 18 holes

Similar words: period of play, play, playing period

Definition: (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds

Usage: rain stopped play in the 4th inning


Synonyms: gob, hole, yap, maw, trap, cakehole

Definition: informal terms for the mouth

Similar words: oral cavity, oral fissure, mouth, rima oris

Definition: the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge

Usage: he stuffed his mouth with candy


Synonyms: hole

Definition: an opening into or through something

Similar words: opening, gap

Definition: an open or empty space in or between things

Usage: there was a small opening between the trees; the explosion made a gap in the wall


Synonyms: hole, hollow

Definition: a depression hollowed out of solid matter

Similar words: natural depression, depression

Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation


Synonyms: hole

Definition: an unoccupied space

Similar words: space

Definition: an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)

Usage: the architect left space in front of the building; they stopped at an open space in the jungle; the space between his teeth


Synonyms: pickle, hole, muddle, mess, jam, kettle of fish, fix

Definition: informal terms for a difficult situation

Usage: he got into a terrible fix; he made a muddle of his marriage

Similar words: difficulty

Definition: a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome

Usage: grappling with financial difficulties


Synonyms: hole

Definition: a fault

Usage: he shot holes in my argument

Similar words: defect, flaw, fault

Definition: an imperfection in an object or machine

Usage: a flaw caused the crystal to shatter; if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

Synonyms for (verb) hole

Synonyms: hole

Definition: make holes in

Similar words: core out, hollow, hollow out

Definition: remove the interior of

Usage: hollow out a tree trunk


Synonyms: hole, hole out

Definition: hit the ball into the hole

Similar words: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball