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pouring

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

marked by or abounding with rain
  • a pouring, miserable day

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pouring

verb
present participle of pour

Synonyms & Antonyms of pouring (Entry 2 of 2)

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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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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“Pouring.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pouring. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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