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drill

noun

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  1. 1 an established and often automatic or monotonous series of actions followed when engaging in some activity shuttling the kids between extracurricular activities is all part of the suburban drill Synonyms of drill routine, grind, groove, lockstep, pattern, rote, rut, treadmillWords Related to drill daily dozen, regimen; housekeeping; custom, fashion, habit, practice (also practise), trick, wont; approach, manner, method, procedure, strategy, style, tack, technique, way; design, plan, program, scheme; convention, policy, tradition

  2. 2 something done over and over in order to develop skill doing vocabulary drills all afternoon in preparation for the test Synonyms of drill exercise, practice (also practise), routine, training, workoutWords Related to drill assignment, homework, lesson; brushup, refresher, review


drill

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of drill

  1. 1 to make a hole or series of holes in the nerve-jangling sound when a dentist drills a tooth Synonyms of 1drill bore, drill, hole, pierce, punch, puncture, riddleWords Related to 1drill broach, tap; poke, prick, prickle; penetrate; burrow (into), excavate, gouge, groove, hollow; break, cut, gash, notch, rend, rupture, slash, slit, splitNear Antonyms of 1drill fill, patch, plug, seal

  2. 2 to strike with a missile from a gun drilled the target from 100 yards away Synonyms of 1drill drill, gun, plug, popWords Related to 1drill blow away, bring down, drop, pick off, shoot down; blaze, pepper, potshot, snipe (at); blast (at), fire (at); pistol, shotgun; machine-gun, tommy-gun; croak [slang], destroy, dispatch, do in, fell, ice [slang], kill, slay; annihilate, blot out, butcher, decimate, massacre, slaughter, wipe out


drill

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of drill

  1. to put or set into the ground to grow he drills soybeans in the same rows with corn Synonyms of 2drill drill, put in, seed, sowWords Related to 2drill bed; replant, transplant; broadcast, scatter; pot; overseed, reseedNear Antonyms of 2drill gather, harvest, reap


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