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  Definition of perforate
  1. pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
  2. make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation; "perforate the sheets of paper"
  3. having a hole cut through; "pierced ears"; "a perforated eardrum"; "a punctured balloon"
Similar Words: penetrate, punch, pierced, perforated, punctured

 

Hyponyms: probe, dig into, poke into, cut, interpenetrate, permeate, strike, break, foray, sneak in, creep in, pervade, penetrate, diffuse, imbue, honeycomb, pierce, thrust, tunnel, percolate, sink in, filter, ingrain, grain, immerse, plunge, storm, force, ooze through

 

Derivational Morphology: perforation, penetrator, punch, puncher

 

Anagrams: taper off

 

 
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