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Synonyms for hole

Synonyms for hole

a space in an otherwise solid mass

an opening, especially in a solid structure

an open space allowing passage

a place used as an animal's dwelling

an ugly, squalid dwelling

to make a hole or other opening in

hole up: to shut oneself up in secrecy


Synonyms for hole

References in classic literature ?
On other evenings when he had waited he had not been able to see, through the little hole in the glass, any part of the school teacher's room except that occupied by her bed.
He laid into his work like a nigger, and the way he hove acorns into that hole for about two hours and a half was one of the most exciting and astonishing spectacles I ever struck.
He was dead also, yet it seemed that they had left his body in the hole, for now no light came through.
That we shall see presently," said Maritornes, and making a running knot on the halter, she passed it over his wrist and coming down from the hole tied the other end very firmly to the bolt of the door of the straw-loft.
This hole communicated with a kind of loft -- the space between the floor of the king's room and the ceiling of the one below it.
They continued their march the next morning, keeping scouts ahead and upon their flanks, and arrived without further molestation at Pierre's Hole.
Jacob paused from his clinking, and looked into the hole, while David began to scratch away the earth, as if in doubtful expectation.
But soon she saw one of his ears sticking up through the hole, for the strong pressure of the air was keeping him up so that he could not fall.
When the animals saw that, they thought all was lost, and began to flee, each into his hole, and the birds had won the battle.
The rules of match play governed the contests, and Archibald disposed of his first three opponents before the twelfth hole.
The mouth of the hole was nearly filled up now, but the kitten gave a leap through the remaining opening and at once scampered up into the air.
One end of this he sharpened to a point, and then he dug a hole in the back of the Saw-Horse, just behind its head.
They now followed Diksey to the farther end of the great cave, beyond the Horner city, where there were several round, dark holes leading into the ground in a slanting direction.
Toto had been looking with great curiosity in the hole which the boy was digging, and growing more and more excited every minute, perhaps thinking that Button-Bright was after some wild animal.
A SNAKE, having made his hole close to the porch of a cottage, inflicted a mortal bite on the Cottager's infant son.