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    pour

    pour - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pour

    Definition
    (verb) cause to run
    Example Sentence
    • pour water over the floor
    Definition
    (verb) move in large numbers
    Synonyms : pullulate , stream , swarm , teem
    Example Sentence
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza
    Definition
    (verb) pour out
    Synonyms : decant , pour out
    Example Sentence
    • the sommelier decanted the wines
    Definition
    (verb) flow in a spurt
    Example Sentence
    • Water poured all over the floor
    Definition
    (verb) supply in large amounts or quantities
    Example Sentence
    • We poured money into the education of our children
    Definition
    (verb) rain heavily
    Example Sentence
    • Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!
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