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pour

 
 
pronunciation:
por
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part of speech: verb
inflections: pours, pouring, poured
definition 1: to cause to flow in a steady stream.
Calvin poured milk into his cereal bowl.
 
similar words:
release, spill
definition 2: to rain hard.
synonyms:
flood, rain cats and dogs, storm
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derivations: pourable (adj.), pourer (n.)
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The words pour, poor, and pore sound alike but have different meanings.
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