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Synonyms of drill in English:


  • 1 a hydraulic drill
    drilling tool, boring tool, auger, (brace and) bit, gimlet, awl, bradawl
  • 2 they learned military drills
    training, instruction, coaching, teaching;
    (physical) exercises, workout
  • 3 Estelle knew the drill
    procedure, routine, practice, regimen, program, schedule;
  • verb

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  • 1 drill the piece of wood
    bore a hole in, make a hole in;
    bore, pierce, puncture, perforate
  • 2 a sergeant drilling new recruits
  • 3 his mother had drilled politeness into him
    instill, hammer, drive, drum, din, implant, ingrain;
    teach, indoctrinate, brainwash
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