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pour

verb

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1 to cause to flow in a stream
  • she lifted the teakettle and poured some hot water from the spout

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2 to move in a stream
  • water gently pouring down the canal toward the dam

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3 to flow out in great quantities or with force
  • tears pouring down his cheeks

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4 to fall as water in a continuous stream of drops from the clouds
  • it's pouring outside, so you'd better take an umbrella

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5 to give readily and in large quantities
  • repeatedly poured money into the revitalization of the downtown area

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The first known use of pour was in the 14th century

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“Pour.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pour. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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