- [verb] make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation; "perforate the sheets of paper"
- [verb] pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
- [adjective] having a hole cut through; "pierced ears"; "a perforated eardrum"; "a punctured balloon"
Synonyms: pierced, punctured
probe, dig into, poke into
- poke into
sneak in, creep in
permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue
percolate, sink in, permeate, filter
- ooze through