Synonyms of drill in English:

drill


See definition of drill

noun

1‘a hydraulic drill’

SYNONYMS

drilling tool, boring tool, rotary tool, auger, gimlet, awl, bradawl

2‘he used military discipline and drill to train the boys’

SYNONYMS

training, instruction, coaching, teaching, grounding

workout

discipline

informal square-bashing

3‘Estelle seemed to know the drill’

SYNONYMS

procedure, routine, practice, pattern, regimen, programme, schedule, method, system, custom, order


verb

1‘drill the end of the piece of wood’

SYNONYMS

bore a hole in, make a hole in, cut a hole in, drill a hole in

bore, pierce, puncture, penetrate, perforate, sink

ANTONYMS

punch, gouge

2‘a sergeant drilling new recruits’

SYNONYMS

train, instruct, coach, teach, ground, inculcate, discipline, exercise, make fit, rehearse, put someone through their paces

3‘his mother had always drilled into him the need to pay for one's sins’

SYNONYMS

instil, hammer, drive, drum, din, bang, knock, implant, ingrain

teach, indoctrinate, inculcate, brainwash