Synonyms for hole


1. hole, opening, gap
usage: an opening into or through something
2. hole, opening
usage: an opening deliberately made in or through something
3. hole, golf hole, playing period, period of play, play
usage: one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; "he played 18 holes"
4. hole, space
usage: an unoccupied space
5. hole, hollow, natural depression, depression
usage: a depression hollowed out of solid matter
6. hole, defect, fault, flaw
usage: a fault; "he shot holes in my argument"
7. fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish, difficulty
usage: informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
8. trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob, mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris
usage: informal terms for the mouth


1. hole, hole out, hit
usage: hit the ball into the hole
2. hole, hollow, hollow out, core out
usage: make holes in
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