Associations to the word «Pour»


POUR, verb. (transitive) To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it.
POUR, verb. (transitive) To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly.
POUR, verb. (transitive) To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly.
POUR, verb. (intransitive) To flow, pass or issue in or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly; as, the rain pours.
POUR, noun. The act of pouring.
POUR, noun. Something, or an amount, poured.
POUR, noun. (colloquial) A stream, or something like a stream; especially a flood of precipitation.
POUR, verb. Misspelling of pore.
POUR COLD WATER ON, verb. (idiomatic) (of a suggestion, idea, emotion, achievement, etc.) To belittle or dismiss; to cast doubt upon; to debunk.
POUR DOWN, verb. (intransitive) To rain heavily.
POUR FORTH, verb. (intransitive) to appear in large numbers
POUR FORTH, verb. (intransitive) (of words) To be uttered, especially in a long flow of speech.
POUR FUEL ON THE FIRE, verb. (idiomatic) Synonym of add fuel to the fire.
POUR GASOLINE ON THE FIRE, verb. (idiomatic) To worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.
POUR IN, verb. (intransitive) To flow or flood into something or somewhere.
POUR IN, verb. (figurative) (intransitive) To arrive in great amounts.
POUR IN, verb. (transitive) To fill something with (a liquid) by pouring.
POUR OIL ON TROUBLED WATERS, verb. (idiomatic) To calm something or someone who is tenacious or misbehaving.
POUR ONE'S HEART OUT, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To express one's innermost thoughts or feelings.
POUR OUT, verb. To serve a drink into a cup or glass.
POUR OUT, verb. (transitive) To distribute or spread (something), as if it were a liquid.
POUR OUT, verb. To leave a place quickly, and in large numbers.
POUR OUT, verb. To talk volubly and deeply. Usually implies telling the truth.
POUR OUT ONE'S HEART, verb. Alternative form of pour one's heart out

Dictionary definition

POUR, verb. Cause to run; "pour water over the floor".
POUR, verb. Move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza".
POUR, verb. Pour out; "the sommelier decanted the wines".
POUR, verb. Flow in a spurt; "Water poured all over the floor".
POUR, verb. Supply in large amounts or quantities; "We poured money into the education of our children".
POUR, verb. Rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!".

Wise words

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