Synonyms of hole


1. hole, opening, gap

usage: an opening into or through something

2. hole, opening

usage: an opening deliberately made in or through something

3. hole, golf hole, playing period, period of play, play

usage: one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; "he played 18 holes"

4. hole, space

usage: an unoccupied space

5. hole, hollow, natural depression, depression

usage: a depression hollowed out of solid matter

6. hole, defect, fault, flaw

usage: a fault; "he shot holes in my argument"

7. fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish, difficulty

usage: informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"

8. trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob, mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris

usage: informal terms for the mouth


1. hole, hole out, hit

usage: hit the ball into the hole

2. hole, hollow, hollow out, core out

usage: make holes in

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Definition and meaning of hole (Dictionary)