HyperDic: pour

English > 6 senses of the word pour:
VERBmotionpourcause to run
motionpour, swarm, stream, teem, pullulatemove in large numbers
motionpour, decant, pour outpour out
motionpourflow in a spurt
possessionpoursupply in large amounts or quantities
weatherpour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain bucketsrain heavily
pour > pronunciation
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English > pour: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningCause to run.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe women pour water into the bowl
Example"pour water over the floor"
Cause torun, flow, feed, courseMove along, of liquids / liquids
Entailed bypumpDraw or pour with a pump
Narrowerdecant, pour, pour outpour out
dribble, drip, dropLet or cause to fall in drops
effuse, pour outpour out
spill, shed, pour forthpour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
transfusepour out of one vessel into another
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
See alsopour downdrink down entirely
Spanishderramar, echar, verter
Catalanabocar, emetre, fluir, llançar, tirar, vessar
English > pour: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove in large numbers.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"people were pouring out of the theater"
Synonymsswarm, stream, teem, pullulate
Narrowerspill over, spill out, pour outBe disgorged
Broadercrowd, crowd togetherTo gather together in large numbers
Spanishhormiguear
Catalananar a patolls
English > pour: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningpour out.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsdecant, pour out
BroaderpourCause to run
Spanishdecantar, escanciar, servir, verter
Catalanabocar, decantar, servir
English > pour: 6 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningFlow in a spurt.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
ModelWater and oil pour into the bowl
Example"Water poured all over the floor"
Narrowerregurgitatepour or rush back
spurt, spirt, gush, spoutgush forth in a sudden stream or jet
Broaderrun, flow, feed, courseMove along, of liquids / liquids
Spanishcorrer, fluir
Catalancórrer, fluir
English > pour: 6 senses > verb 5, possession
MeaningSupply in large amounts or quantities.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"We poured money into the education of our children"
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishinvertir
English > pour: 6 senses > verb 6, weather
Meaningrain heavily.
PatternIt is ----ing
ModelIt was pouring all day long
Example"Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
Synonymspelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets
Narrowersheetcome down as if in sheets
sluice, sluice downpour as if from a sluice
Broaderrain, rain downprecipitate as rain
Spanishdiluviar, llover a cántaros
Catalandiluviar, ploure a bots i barrals

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