Definition of Pour

1. Verb. Cause to run. "The women pour water into the bowl"; "Pour water over the floor"

Specialized synonyms: Pour Forth, Shed, Spill, Dribble, Drip, Drop, Transfuse, Effuse, Pour Out, Decant, Pour Out
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Causes: Course, Feed, Flow, Run
Also: Pour Down



2. Verb. Move in large numbers. "The crowds pour in the streets"; "Beggars pullulated in the plaza"
Exact synonyms: Pullulate, Stream, Swarm, Teem
Generic synonyms: Crowd, Crowd Together
Specialized synonyms: Pour Out, Spill Out, Spill Over
Derivative terms: Stream, Swarm

3. Verb. Pour out. "The sommelier decanted the wines"
Exact synonyms: Decant, Pour Out
Derivative terms: Decantation, Decanter

4. Verb. Flow in a spurt. "Water and oil pour into the bowl"; "Water poured all over the floor"
Generic synonyms: Course, Feed, Flow, Run
Specialized synonyms: Gush, Spirt, Spout, Spurt, Regurgitate

5. Verb. Supply in large amounts or quantities. "We poured money into the education of our children"
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply

6. Verb. Rain heavily. "It was pouring all day long "; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
Exact synonyms: Pelt, Rain Buckets, Rain Cats And Dogs, Stream
Generic synonyms: Rain, Rain Down
Specialized synonyms: Sheet, Sluice, Sluice Down
Derivative terms: Pelter

Definition of Pour

1. a. Poor.

2. v. i. To pore.

3. v. t. To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it; as, to pour water from a pail; to pour wine into a decanter; to pour oil upon the waters; to pour out sand or dust.

4. v. i. To flow, pass, or issue in a stream, or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly; as, the rain pours; the people poured out of the theater.

5. n. A stream, or something like a stream; a flood.

Definition of Pour

1. Verb. (transitive) To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To flow, pass or issue in or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly; as, the rain pours. ¹

5. Noun. The act of pouring. ¹

6. Noun. Something, or an amount, poured. ¹

7. Noun. (colloquial) A stream, or something like a stream; especially a flood of precipitation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pour

1. to cause to flow [v -ED, -ING, -S] : POURABLE [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pour

poundingly
poundings
poundkeeper
poundkeepers
poundmaster
poundmasters
pounds
pounds per square inch
poupe
pouped
poupes
poupeton
poupetons
pouping
poupt
pour (current term)
pour-over will
pour-over wills
pour cold water on
pour down
pour forth
pour oil on troubled waters
pour one's heart out
pour out
pourability
pourable
pourboire
pourboires
pourcontrell
pourcuttle

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