HyperDic: scour

English > 5 senses of the word scour:
VERBcontactscourexamine minutely
contactscour, scrubclean with hard rubbing
contactscour, abraderub hard or scrub
changescour, flush, purgerinse, clean, or empty with a liquid / liquid
NOUNlocationscoura place that is scoured (especially by running water)
scour > pronunciation
Soundsskaw'er; skaw'r
Rhymesbellflower ... willpower: 32 rhymes with awer...
Adenauer ... sour: 9 rhymes with awr...
English > scour: 5 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA place that is scoured (especially by running water).
Broadertopographic point, place, spotA point located with respect to surface features of some region
Catalansoscavació
Verbsscourrinse, clean, or empty with a liquid / liquid
scourrub hard or scrub
scourclean with hard rubbing
English > scour: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningExamine minutely.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe men scour the area for animals; The men scour for animals in the area
Example"The police scoured the country for the fugitive"
Broadersearch, seek, look fortry to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
Spanishrecorrer
Nounsscouringmoving over territory to search / search for something
English > scour: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningclean with hard rubbing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscrub
Narrowerholystonescrub with a holystone
BroaderrubMove over something with pressure
Spanishestregar, fregar, restregar
Catalanrefregar
Nounsscoura place that is scoured (especially by running water)
scourersomeone who cleanses by scouring
scouringthe act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
English > scour: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningrub hard or scrub.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"scour the counter tops"
Synonymabrade
BroaderrubMove over something with pressure
Spanishdesgastar, fregar
Catalanfregar
Nounsscoura place that is scoured (especially by running water)
English > scour: 5 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningrinse, clean, or empty with a liquid / liquid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsflush, purge
Broaderrinse, rinse offwash off soap or remaining dirt
Catalannetejar
Nounsscoura place that is scoured (especially by running water)

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