What does the word drill mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To bore, as with a drill.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To train, as soldiers.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To plant in drills.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A boring - tool for metal.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A machine for planting seeds in rows; a row so planted.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Military training.

Usage examples for drill

  1. Eight o'clock marched to drill. – “Crumps”, The Plain Story of a Canadian Who Went by Louis Keene
  2. I suppose it 's the drill. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. They went to work on it with pick and shovel, then with drill and blasting- powder. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
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