Englischer Thesaurus
(Substantiv) 
Definition
an area hollowed out in a solid
He took a shovel, dug a hole, and buried his possessions.
Synonyme
cavity
The sinuses are four sets of air-filled cavities leading directly from the nose.
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depression
an area pockmarked by rainfilled depressions
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pit
He lost his footing and began to slide into the pit.
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hollow
where water gathers in a hollow and forms a pond
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chamber
The incinerator works by focusing the sun's rays onto a cylindrical glass chamber.
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cave
creatures such as bats and moths which shelter in caves
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shaft
old mine shafts
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cavern
an enormous cavern, with caves running in all directions from it
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excavation
excavations in the earth
(Substantiv) 
Definition
an opening in or through something
They got in through a hole in the wall.kids with holes in the knees of their jeans
Synonyme
opening
He squeezed through an opening in the fence.
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split
The seat had a few small splits around the corners.
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crack
She watched him though a crack in the curtains.
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break
a break in the earth's surface
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tear
I peered through a tear in the van's curtains.
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gap
the wind tearing through gaps in the window frames
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rent
welling up from a rent in the ground
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breach
A large battering ram hammered a breach in the wall.
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outlet
The leak was caused by a fracture in the cooling water outlet.
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vent
There was a small air vent in the ceiling.
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puncture
an instrument used to make a puncture in the abdominal wall
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aperture
Through the aperture he could see daylight.
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fissure
There was a great crack, and a fissure opened up.
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orifice
Viruses get into the body via any convenient orifice.
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perforation
(Substantiv) 
Definition
an animal's burrow
a rabbit hole
Synonyme
burrow
a rabbit's burrow
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nest
He discovered a rats' nest built from the remains of cardboard boxes.
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den
The skunk makes its den in burrows and hollow logs.
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shelter
a shelter for homeless women
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retreat
He spent yesterday in his country retreat.
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lair
a fox's lair
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a fault or error
There were some holes in that theory.
Synonyme
fault
His manners always made her blind to his faults.
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error
NASA discovered a mathematical error in its calculations.
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flaw
Almost all these studies have serious flaws.
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defect
The report pointed out the defects in the present system.
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discrepancy
the discrepancy between press and radio reports
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inconsistency
the alleged inconsistencies in her evidence
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fallacy
This is the biggest fallacy of all.
(Substantiv) 
Definition
an unattractive town or other place
(informal)  Why don't you leave this awful hole and come to live with me?
Synonyme
hovel
The room I was given was a hovel.
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dump (informal)
`What a dump!' she said.
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dive (slang)
We've played in all the dives about here.
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slum
The city had the worst slums in Europe.
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joint (slang)
I took him to the best 24-hour pizza joint in New York.
(Substantiv) 
(informal)  He admitted that the government was in `a dreadful hole'.
Synonyme
predicament
The decision will leave her in a predicament.
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spot (informal)
In a tight spot there is no one I would sooner see than Frank.
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fix (informal)
The government has got itself in a fix.
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mess
I've got myself into a bit of a mess.
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jam (informal)
It could get the government out of a jam.
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dilemma
The issue raises a moral dilemma.
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scrape (informal)
We got into terrible scrapes.
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tangle
I was thinking what a tangle we had got ourselves into.
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hot water (informal)
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quandary
The anonymous letter creates a quandary for the judge.
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tight spot
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(Substantiv) 
(informal) 
Synonyme
dungeon
the ceiling of the tiny dungeon
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cell
They took her back to the cell, and just left her there.
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prison
They released him from prison in 1990.
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oubliette
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calaboose (US, informal)
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boob (Australian, slang)

Partikelverb

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Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of aperture
Definition
a hole or opening
Through the aperture he could see daylight.
Synonyme
in the sense of breach
Definition
a crack, break, or gap
A large battering ram hammered a breach in the wall.
in the sense of break
Definition
the act or result of breaking
a break in the earth's surface

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