Synonyms and Antonyms of scour
to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something the police scoured the city for the Typhoid Mary of this latest epidemic Synonyms of scour comb, dig (through), dredge, hunt (through), rake, ransack, rifle, rummage, search, sort (through), trollWords Related to scour frisk, pat down, shake down; audit, check (out), examine, inspect, investigate, review, scan, scrutinize, survey; ascertain, descry, detect, determine, discover, ferret (out), find, find out, get, hit (on or upon), learn, locate, run down, scare up, track (down); grub (about), poke (around); explore, probe, prospect, skirmish, snoop; browse, glance (over), look over; peruse, studyNear Antonyms of scour hide; abandon, lose; ignore, neglect
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