Definition and Meanings for hole
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Part of Speech of hole
adjective, noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
Etymology of hole
Meaning of hole
- a hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a perforation; a rent; a fissure.
- an excavation in the ground, made by an animal to live in, or a natural cavity inhabited by an animal; hence, a low, narrow, or dark lodging or place; a mean habitation.
- a small cavity used in some games, usually one into which a marble or ball is to be played or driven; hence, a score made by playing a marble or ball into such a hole, as in golf.;at eton college, england, that part of the floor of the court between the step and the pepperbox.
as transitive verb, noun
- to cut, dig, or bore a hole or holes in; as, to hole a post for the insertion of rails or bars.
- to drive into a hole, as an animal, or a billiard ball.
as intransitive verb
- to go or get into a hole.