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The meaning of Holes


Holes – definition


A hollow place in a solid body or surface.

Usage examples:

The dog had dug a hole in the ground

A place or position that needs to be filled because someone or something is no longer there.

Usage examples:

She is missed terribly and her death has left a hole in all our lives

An unpleasant place.

Usage examples:

She had wasted a whole lifetime in this hole of a town

Make a hole or holes in.

Usage examples:

A fuel tank was holed by the attack and a fire started

Hit (the ball) into a hole.

Usage examples:

George holed a six-iron shot from the fairway

An empty space in an object, usually with an opening to the object's surface, or an opening that goes completely through an object

Usage examples:

Dig a hole we dug a hole and planted the tree., hole in my jumper's got a hole in it., drill a hole…

In golf, one of the small circular spaces in the ground into which the ball is hit


In golf, one of the usually 18 areas of play

Usage examples:

An 18-hole course, he ran into trouble on the fourteenth hole.

In some games of golf, a score given to the person who uses the fewest strokes (= hits of the ball) to get the ball into one of the holes

Usage examples:

She had to make a short putt to win the hole., they won the match by two holes.

A place in the ground where a small animal lives

Usage examples:

A mouse/rabbit/fox hole

A small unpleasant place where someone lives

Usage examples:

What a hole that house was - i'm so pleased we moved.

A mistake or problem in an argument, discussion, plan, etc.

Usage examples:

Hole in the new proposal has several holes in it.

To make a hole in something, especially a ship or boat

Usage examples:

A torpedo holed the ship below the water and it quickly sank.

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Word origin

Old English hol (noun), holian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hol (noun) ‘cave’, (adjective) ‘hollow’, and German hohl ‘hollow’, from an Indo-European root meaning ‘cover, conce

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