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Definition of POUR

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Pour \Pour\, a.
     Poor. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

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Pour \Pour\, v. i.
     To pore. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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Pour \Pour\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pouring}.] [OE. pouren, of uncertain origin; cf. W. bwrw to cast, throw, shed, bwrw gwlaw to rain.]
     1. 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. [1913 Webster]

     2. To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly. [1913 Webster]

              I . . . have poured out my soul before the Lord. --1 Sam. i. 15. [1913 Webster]

              Now will I shortly pour out my fury upon thee.
                                                    --Ezek. vii.
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              London doth pour out her citizens !   --Shak. [1913 Webster]

              Wherefore did Nature pour her bounties forth With such a full and unwithdrawing hand ? --Milton. [1913 Webster]

     3. To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly. [1913 Webster]

              Is it for thee the linnet pours his throat ? --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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Pour \Pour\, 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. [1913 Webster]

           In the rude throng pour on with furious pace. --Gay. [1913 Webster]

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Pour \Pour\, n.
     A stream, or something like a stream; a flood. [Colloq.] "A pour of rain." --Miss Ferrier. [1913 Webster]

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192 Moby Thesaurus words for "pour":
     Niagara, abound, accord, administer, afford, allot, allow, award, bail, beat, bestow, bestow on, blow out, brash, bristle with, bucket, burst of rain, cascade, cast forth, cataclysm, cataract, cloudburst, communicate, confer, course, crawl with, creep with, crowd, cup, deal, deal out, debouch, decant, deluge, dip, discharge, disembogue, disgorge, dish, dish out, dish up, dispense, dole, dole out, donate, downfall, downflow, downpour, drain, drain out, drench, drencher, drizzle, drum, ebb, ejaculate, emerge, emit, empty, eruct, erupt, exhaust, expel, extend, extravasate, exuberate, fall, find vent, flood, flooding, flow, flow back, flow in, flow out, flush, fork, fork out, fresh, freshet, gift, gift with, give, give freely, give off, give out, go forth, grant, gush, gush out, gushing rain, hand out, heap, heavy rain, help to, impart, inundate, inundation, issue, issue forth, jet, ladle, lash, lavish, let have, let out, make, mete, mete out, mizzle, offer, outflow, outpour, overflow, patter, pelt, pitter-patter, plash, pour forth, pour out, pour with rain, precipitate, present, proceed, proffer, proliferate, rain, rain tadpoles, rainburst, rainspout, rainstorm, regurgitate, render, rill, river, roll, run, run out, run over, rush, sally forth, scoop, scud, send forth, send out, serve, set, shell out, shovel, shower, shower down, slip, sluice, sluice out, snow, soaker, soaking rain, spade, spate, spatter, spew, spew out, spit, spoon, spout, spout out, spring, sprinkle, spurt, squirt, stream, surge, surge back, swarm, swarm with, tattoo, teem, teem with, tender, throng, throw out, torrent, torrent of rain, trend, void, vomit forth, vouchsafe, waterflood, waterspout, weep, well, well out, yield


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