bore

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  • She bore him three sons who all became kings after his death.
  • She bore him two sons, who both died young, and one daughter.
  • He also received the island that later bore his name, though he never lived on the property.
  • He bore a part in all the movements which the army leaders now carried out.
  • Bores would take the entire world over if they could; sometimes they do.
  • The main hotel and the local opera house bore his name.
  • During the three years following its inception, the university bore three different names.
  • After a little while, they get bored and wonder if they should just return home.
  • If this fellow bores you, tell them not to let him in again. Cited from M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur", by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  • But the practice of law bored him, and he turned his attention to writing.
  • However, at some point during his rule, he had become bored with his existence.
  • The film bore little resemblance to any prior film or the original books.
  • Working twenty-four hours a day, five days a week, she bored below the water table.
  • People who always know why they do things are great bores. Cited from The Primadonna, by F. Marion Crawford
  • We may be very kind in our district; are we as kind to social bores? Cited from Stray Thoughts for Girls, by Lucy H. M. Soulsby
  • You never got bored - you didn't know what was going to happen next!
  • She bore him a son who died in mysterious circumstances in the late 1970s.
  • She's quite capable of leading him a dance if he bores her. Cited from God Success,John Graham (David Graham Phillips
  • These three bores, set one beside the other each have a different function.
  • She was buried on the island that bore her name.
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Meaning of bore

  • noun A person who evokes boredom
  • noun Diameter of a tube or gun barrel
  • noun A hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
  • verb Cause to be bored
  • verb Make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
    don't drill here, there's a gas pipe, drill a hole into the wall, drill for oil, carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall