Drill Synonyms, Drill Antonyms | Merriam-Webster Thesaurus


Synonyms and Antonyms of drill

  1. 1an established and often automatic or monotonous series of actions followed when engaging in some activity shuttling the kids between extracurricular activities is all part of the suburban drillSynonyms of drillroutine, grind, groove, lockstep, pattern, rote, rut, treadmill Words Related to drilldaily dozen, regimen; housekeeping; custom, fashion, habit, practice (also practise), trick, wont; approach, manner, method, procedure, strategy, style, tack, technique, way; design, plan, program, scheme; convention, policy, tradition

  2. 2something done over and over in order to develop skill doing vocabulary drills all afternoon in preparation for the testSynonyms of drillexercise, practice (also practise), routine, training, workout Words Related to drillassignment, homework, lesson; brushup, refresher, review

Synonyms and Antonyms of drill

  1. 1to make a hole or series of holes in the nerve-jangling sound when a dentist drills a toothSynonyms of 1drillbore, drill, hole, pierce, punch, puncture, riddle Words Related to 1drillbroach, tap; poke, prick, prickle; penetrate; burrow (into), excavate, gouge, groove, hollow; break, cut, gash, notch, rend, rupture, slash, slit, split Near Antonyms of 1drillfill, patch, plug, seal

  2. 2to strike with a missile from a gun drilled the target from 100 yards awaySynonyms of 1drilldrill, gun, plug, pop Words Related to 1drillblow away, bring down, drop, pick off, shoot down; blaze, pepper, potshot, snipe (at); blast (at), fire (at); pistol, shotgun; machine-gun, tommy-gun; croak [slang], destroy, dispatch, do in, fell, ice [slang], kill, slay; annihilate, blot out, butcher, decimate, massacre, slaughter, wipe out

Synonyms and Antonyms of drill

  1. to put or set into the ground to grow he drills soybeans in the same rows with cornSynonyms of 2drilldrill, put in, seed, sow Words Related to 2drillbed; replant, transplant; broadcast, scatter; pot; overseed, reseed Near Antonyms of 2drillgather, harvest, reap

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