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Definition of hole verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hole
    he / she / it holes
    past simple holed
    -ing form holing
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    make a hole
  1. 1[transitive, usually passive] hole something to make a hole or holes in something, especially a boat or ship The ship had been holed by a missile. The hull was holed in several places.
  2. in golf
  3. 2[transitive, intransitive] to hit a golf ball into the hole hole something She holed a 25 foot putt. hole (out) He holed out from 25 feet.
  4. Phrasal Verbshole up
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hole