Associations to the word «Pierce»

Pictures for the word «Pierce»


PIERCE, verb. (transitive) to puncture; to break through
PIERCE, verb. (transitive) to create a hole in the skin for the purpose of inserting jewelry
PIERCE, verb. (transitive) to break or interrupt abruptly
PIERCE, verb. (figurative) To penetrate; to affect deeply.
PIERCE, proper noun. A male given name, medieval variant of Piers. Modern usage may also derive from the surname.
PIERCE, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.

Dictionary definition

PIERCE, noun. 14th President of the United States (1804-1869).
PIERCE, verb. Cut or make a way through; "the knife cut through the flesh"; "The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced through the forest".
PIERCE, verb. Move or affect (a person's emotions or bodily feelings) deeply or sharply; "The cold pierced her bones"; "Her words pierced the students".
PIERCE, verb. Sound sharply or shrilly; "The scream pierced the night".
PIERCE, verb. Penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument.
PIERCE, verb. Make a hole into; "The needle pierced her flesh".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.