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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To cut or pass through with or as if with a sharp instrument; stab or penetrate.
  • v. To make a hole or opening in; perforate.
  • v. To make a way through: The path pierced the wilderness.
  • v. To sound sharply through: His shout pierced the din.
  • v. To succeed in penetrating (something) with the eyes or the intellect: Large glowing yellow eyes pierced the darkness.
  • verb-intransitive. To penetrate into or through something: The rocket pierced through space.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. to puncture; to break through
  • v. to create a hole in the skin for the purpose of inserting jewelry
  • v. to break or interrupt abruptly
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To thrust into, penetrate, or transfix, with a pointed instrument.
  • v. To penetrate; to enter; to force a way into or through; to pass into or through
  • v. Fig.: To penetrate; to affect deeply.
  • verb-intransitive. To enter; to penetrate; to make a way into or through something, as a pointed instrument does; -- used literally and figuratively.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To thrust through with a sharp or pointed instrument; stab; prick.
  • To cut into or through; make a hole or opening in.
  • To penetrate; enter into or through; force a way into or through: as, to pierce the enemy's center.
  • To penetrate with pain, grief, or other emotion; wound or affect keenly; touch or move deeply.
  • Synonyms and Perforate, Transfix, etc. See penetrate.
  • To enter or penetrate; force a way.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. cut or make a way through
  • v. sound sharply or shrilly
  • v. penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
  • n. 14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
  • v. make a hole into
  • v. move or affect (a person's emotions or bodily feelings) deeply or sharply
  • Verb Form
    pierced    pierces    piercing   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    affect    enter    perceive   
    piercing    ピアス   
    Words with the same meaning
    penetrate    enter   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Bierce    Peirce    fierce   
    Same Context
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