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pour

pour

 
pronunciation:
por
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: poured, pouring, pours
definition 1: to enable (a liquid or granular substance such as salt) to flow or stream, as from a container.
synonyms:
diffuse, spill
similar words:
decant, disgorge, outpour, release
definition 2: to produce or emit continuously or copiously as if in a torrent or flood.
They poured their savings into the project.
synonyms:
flood, rain
similar words:
channel, gush, spurt
definition 3: to give forth or utter without restraint (often fol. by out).
He poured out his grief to me.
synonyms:
deluge, flood, vent
similar words:
disgorge, lavish, stream
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to rain heavily.
synonyms:
flood, rain cats and dogs, storm
definition 2: to issue forth in great amounts.
synonyms:
flood, gush, rain, stream
antonyms:
trickle
similar words:
flow, issue, run, spill, spout, spurt, wash
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a continuous and heavy flowing forth.
synonyms:
cataract, flood, gush, outflow, rain, stream, torrent
similar words:
cascade, deluge, downpour, flow
derivations: pourable (adj.), pourer (n.)
Homophone Note
The words pour, poor, and pore sound alike but have different meanings.
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