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See definition of holes on Dictionary.com
  • nounopening in a solid object
  • nounpredicament

synonyms for holes

  • break
  • crack
  • crater
  • cut
  • dent
  • gap
  • mouth
  • pit
  • pocket
  • space
  • tunnel
  • void
  • window
  • aperture
  • breach
  • burrow
  • cave
  • cavern
  • cavity
  • chamber
  • chasm
  • chink
  • cistern
  • cleft
  • covert
  • cranny
  • den
  • depression
  • dimple
  • dip
  • excavation
  • eyelet
  • fissure
  • foramen
  • fracture
  • gash
  • gorge
  • hollow
  • hovel
  • keyhole
  • lacuna
  • lair
  • leak
  • nest
  • niche
  • nick
  • notch
  • orifice
  • outlet
  • passage
  • peephole
  • perforation
  • pockmark
  • puncture
  • rent
  • retreat
  • scoop
  • shaft
  • shelter
  • split
  • tear
  • vacuity
  • vent

antonyms for holes

MOST RELEVANT
  • mountain
  • closing
  • closure
  • juncture
  • solid
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • good fortune
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How to use holes in a sentence

Anyway there was a lot of embroidery on it, full of little holes, which somehow contrived to be extraordinarily fetching.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The melody or tune is played on one of the pipes furnished with holes for the purpose, while the other three give a drone, bass.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The sound holes may have been traced down and even the upper and lower circular holes bored.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
Closing the holes again and blowing harder, we get the scale an octave higher.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The six holes being closed by the fingers, the ground tone of the tube is produced.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Many instruments have had the sound holes spoiled and the surface of the wood inside gored by unskilful tampering with the post.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
As well as about the Vale ponds, the Kingfisher breeds in holes in the rocks all round the Island.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
In this case, the holes in the tracker bar are made smaller than usual and they are staggered--or arranged in two rows.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Every evenly numbered hole is kept on the lower row, and the oddly numbered holes are raised up to form a second row.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The road was execrable; full of holes, pits, and puddles, in which our poor beasts often sank above their knees.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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