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spout

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of spout

  1. 1 a pipe or channel for carrying off water from a roof <during the winter, runoff from the spout tends to freeze over and form a dangerous patch of ice on the walkway> Synonyms drainpipe, eaves trough, rainspout, gutter, trough, waterspoutRelated Words drain, flume, sluice; conduit, duct; aqueduct

  2. 2 a usually forceful stream of fluid discharged from a narrow opening <kids cooling off under the spout of water from an opened fire hydrant> Synonyms jet, spurt, squirtRelated Words flush, gush, spew; spit, spray, spritz; geyser, spouter; blast, burst




spout

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of spout

  1. 1 to flow out in great quantities or with force <water spouting from the hose> Synonyms jet, pour, rush, spew, gush, spurt, squirt, swooshRelated Words cascade, issue, roll, run, stream; plash, slosh, splash, wash; surge, swell; flush, sluice; deluge, drown, engulf, flood, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, submerse, swamp; fountainNear Antonyms spatter, sprinkle; bleed, exude, leak, ooze, percolate, seep, strain, weepAntonyms dribble, drip, drop, trickle

  2. 2 to talk loudly and wildly <a self-important loudmouth who is always spouting about the mess that politicians have made of everything> Synonyms bluster, fulminate, huff, rave, rantRelated Words sound off, speak out, speak up; blare, blurt out, bolt; bloviate, blow, declaim, harangue, mouth (off), orate, pontificate; carry on, rage, storm, take onNear Antonyms grunt, murmur, mutter, slur; breathe, whisper

  3. 3 to violently throw out or off (something from within) <the drain suddenly spouted water and debris> Synonyms belch, disgorge, eject, eruct, expel, jet, spew, erupt, spurtRelated Words gush, pour, squirt, stream, surge; emanate, exhale, issue, release, shoot, spit, spring, vent; discharge, emit, fire; cast, fling, heave, hurl, launch, pitch, tossNear Antonyms bottle (up), contain, restrain, shut (in or up)




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