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perforate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word perforate

(verb) make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation
Synonyms : punch
Example Sentence
  • perforate the sheets of paper

(verb) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
Synonyms : penetrate
Example Sentence
  • The bullet penetrated her chest

(adj) having a hole cut through
Synonyms : perforated , pierced , punctured
Example Sentence
  • pierced ears
  • a perforated eardrum
  • a punctured balloon

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for perforate

visualize this - water flowing through a pipe at a perfect rate. or perfrate, but WTF theres an O in the middle?
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by friendofafriend

Pierce+Fork+Ate.. Pierce the food with fork to eat.
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by shadip

imagina a boxer ..perforate=perfect force at a rate ..then we call its a punch..on a paper ..lly hole appears(pierced)
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by vamsee

perfect with an O(like a hole) in middle, perOfect. so not perfect, it has hole.
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by usairforce1985

while PERFORming gun shooting ...bullet PENETRATED in chest with high RATE
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