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hole

 
 
pronunciation:
hol
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an opening or hollow cavity in something.
We dug a small hole for the seeds.
synonyms:
cavity, hollow, opening, pit
similar words:
aperture, breach, cave, crater, gap, pocket, puncture, rip
definition 2: an animal's burrow.
Some snakes live in holes in the ground.
synonyms:
burrow, tunnel
similar words:
den, lair
definition 3: a mistake or weak point; fault.
There is a hole in his theory about what the moon is made of.
synonyms:
defect, fault, flaw, weakness
similar words:
error
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The words hole and whole (entire) sound alike but have different meanings.
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