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pierce meaning

EN[-ɪə(r)s]
US
WPierce
  • Pierce is a proper name that may refer to:
EN Pierce

    Definition of pierce in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGpiercesPRpiercingPT, PPpierced
    1. VT to puncture; to break through.
      1. The diver pierced the surface of the water with scarcely a splash.
      2. to pierce the enemy's line; a shot pierced the ship
    2. VT to create a hole in the skin for the purpose of inserting jewelry.
      1. Can you believe he pierced his tongue?
    3. VT to break or interrupt abruptly.
      1. A scream pierced the darkness.
    4. (figuratively) To penetrate; to affect deeply.
      1. to pierce a mystery
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The diver pierced the surface of the water with scarcely a splash.
      • to pierce the enemy's line; a shot pierced the ship
      • to pierce the enemy's line; a shot pierced the ship
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
      • Transitive verbs
    Related Links:
    1. en pierced
    2. en piercel
    3. en piercer
    4. en pierces
    5. en piercee
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of pierce for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "pierce" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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