bore bore  /ˈbɔr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who evokes boredom
  2. (n) a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
  3. (n) diameter of a tube or gun barrel
  4. (n) a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
  5. (v) cause to be bored
  6. (v) make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
  7. (n) massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  8. (n) an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price
  9. (v) have
  10. (v) cause to be born
  11. (v) put up with something or somebody unpleasant
  12. (v) move while holding up or supporting
  13. (v) bring forth,
  14. (v) take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
  15. (v) contain or hold; have within
  16. (v) bring in
  17. (v) have on one's person
  18. (v) behave in a certain manner
  19. (v) have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
  20. (v) support or hold in a certain manner
  21. (v) be pregnant with

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Usage(s):

  1. She lived a fabled life and a cautionary tale, a princess of irreducible splendor yet one who bore testimony to the commonality of loneliness and heartbreak.
  2. AIDS in Africa has never commanded the full-bore response the West has brought to other, sometimes lesser, travails.

News

  1. James Gandolfini, RIP: God of Carnage Costars Jeff Daniels, Marcia Gay Harden Bid Farewell to Actor as More Tributes ...

    James Gandolfini left an indelible mark on the many people fortunate enough to have worked with him and who bore witness to his inimitable body of work. And as the entertainment world...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: E! Online

  2. Tropical Storm Barry bears down on Mexico's coast

    Tropical Storm Barry bore down on Mexico's Gulf Coast early Thursday as civil defense workers readied emergency shelters and forecasters warned of potentially deadly flash flooding from the system's drenching rains.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  3. Tropical Storm Barry bears down on Mexico

    Tropical Storm Barry bore down on Mexico's Gulf Coast early Thursday as civil defense workers readied emergency shelters and forecasters warned of potentially deadly flash flooding from the system's drenching rains.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Tampa Tribune

Quotes

  1. "We've got Tony signed through '08 and '09, and we want to go full bore and win a bunch of races and championships together," Gibbs said. "Our hope is that if you do that, then long term this will be the spot he chooses to retire. But the...
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Joe Gibbs Source: USA Today

  2. "If you're just extending the day to bore the hell out of the child, why don't we all just all go home and save the overtime. You've got to rethink these models," said Miller, D-Calif.
    on Feb 24, 2007 By: George Miller Source: Forbes

  3. "I'm not into the small bore stuff. I don't care whether or not she built a 'Bridge to Nowhere'. I don't care if she sold a plane," Biden said at a private fundraiser in Chicago. "What I care about is, What in God's name is she going to do -...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: ABC News

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