Meaning of “punch” - Learner’s Dictionary

punch

verb [ T ] us uk /pʌntʃ/

B2 to hit someone or something with your fist (= closed hand):

He punched me twice in the stomach.
punch a hole in sth

to make a hole in something with a special piece of equipment

(Definition of “punch verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)