Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
       

punc·ture

puncture

 
 
pronunciation:
puhngk chr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun, verb), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a small hole caused by a sharp object.
There is a puncture in the tire.
synonyms:
hole
similar words:
opening
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: punctures, puncturing, punctured
definition: to cause a hole to be made in something by being sharp or pointed.
The nail punctured my tire when I ran over it.
synonyms:
stick
similar words:
cut, drill, enter, lance, pink, pit
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: puncturable (adj.), puncturer (n.)
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature