1 hole, drill-hole, borehole:
A bore of six inches was carried to a depth of 2086 feet.
2 pierce, perforate, drill, penetrate, puncture, tap, punch, stab, prick; sink, tunnel, dig (out), gouge (out); hollow out:
Bore a hole through this sheet metal. The oil rig is boring through solid rock.
1 annoyance, nuisance:
Reggie is such a bore - always talking about himself.
2 weary, wear out, tire, exhaust, jade:
The programme so bored me that I fell asleep.