Another word for hole
notch, puncture, slot, eyelet, keyhole, porthole, buttonhole, peephole, loophole, embrasure, crenel, air hole, stop, mousehole, window, crack, rent, split, tear, cleft, opening, fissure, gap, gash, rift, rupture, fracture, break, leak, nostril, oeil-de-boeuf (French), aperture, space, chasm, breach, slit, nick, cut, chink, scission, vent, incision, orifice, scissure, spiracle, leak, interstice, vent hole, scupper, foramen, eye, rime, acupuncture; see also sense 2.
crater, mouth, gorge, throat, gullet, orifice, aperture, cranny, foramen, manhole, dent, opening, depression, indentation, impression, corner, shell hole, pockmark, swimming hole, pocket, dimple, dip, void, lacuna, vacuum, drop, gulf, depth, pit, abyss, hollow, basin, chasm, vent, crevasse, trench, foxhole, mine, concavity, shaft, chamber, defile, scoop, valley, ravine, burrow, rift, fossa, cell, cistern, niche, alveolus, spider hole*; see also sense 1.
In golf, a depression made for the ball
hole is the general word for an open space in a thing and may suggest a depression in a surface or an opening from surface to surface a hole in the ground, a hole in a sock; hollow basically suggests an empty space within a solid body, whether or not it extends to the surface, but it may also be applied to a depressed place in a surface a wooded hollow; cavity is generally equivalent to hole or hollow and also has special application in formal and scientific usage the thoracic cavity; an excavation is a hollow made in or through ground by digging the excavations at Pompeiiburn a hole in one's pocket
Another word for holenoun
A space in an otherwise solid mass:cavity, hollow, pocket, vacuity, void. See convex
An opening, especially in a solid structure:breach, break, gap, perforation, rupture. See open
An open space allowing passage:aperture, mouth, opening, orifice, outlet, vent. See open
A place used as an animal's dwelling:burrow, den, lair. See protection
An ugly, squalid dwelling:hovel, hut, shack, shanty. See good, rich
A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition:box1, corner, deep water, difficulty, dilemma, Dutch, fix, hot spot, hot water, jam, plight1, predicament, quagmire, scrape, soup, trouble. (Informal) bind, pickle, spot. See easy
To make a hole or other opening in:breach, break (through), gap, perforate, pierce, puncture. See open